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Adamawa State College of Education Hong

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The Adamawa State College of Education Hong was established in 1981 as Advanced Teachers College in the defunct Gongola State Government under the Educational Programme of a five–year development Plan (1980–1985) in the state. Edict Law No.4 of 1982, in Gazette No.3 volume10 of 1985. It has a total land mass of 1,522 hectares.

The college commenced its maiden academic session in January 1983 with NCE programmes offered in the school of education, humanities, languages and pure and applied sciences with a total of sixteen courses of different combinations and a total of ninety-five (95) students.

The nomenclature of the college was changed from Advanced Teachers College Hong to Adamawa State College of Education, Hong by a gazette published by Adamawa State Government ADS Law No. 42015, which also captures the retirement age of college staff to be sixty-five years and no more thirty-five years of service. This is done to retain qualified and well-trained lecturers and administrators, especially with the introduction of the degree programme affiliated to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU) and diploma in Information and Communication Technology affiliated to Modibbo Adama University Yola (MAU).

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Our Mission

To provide national leadership in academic and professional training of teachers in the teacher education sector through a creative teaching, research and community service.

Our Vision

The College was established with a vision to lead in the training of effective and creative teachers, and the promotion of professionalism, research and community service in Nigeria, and to lead in the internationalization of the teacher education programmes and the integration of the host community into the main stream of the National Education Agents.

Our Objectives

a) To provide full-time courses in teaching, instruction and training in arts, social science, humanities, education, applied science e.t.c. and such other fields of learning relevant to the needs of the development of the State in particular and Nigeria in general as the Council may from time to time determine. b) To offer courses leading to the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) through a three year academic and professional courses on successful completion of which candidates shall qualify as teachers in Primary and Post Primary schools. c) To offer courses leading to degree and diploma in education. d) To act as Centre for research in to the various areas of educational theory and practice. e) To run, from time to time, in-service vacation courses for serving teachers. f) To play a consultancy role in all sections of the teaching profession. g) To arrange conferences, seminars and workshops relevant to the field of learning specified above. h) To perform such other functions as in the opinion of the Council may serve to promote the objectives of the College.

Our Schools


a. B.Sc (ED) Agricultural Science

b. B.Ed Arabic

c. B.Sc (ED) Biology

d. B.Ed Christian Religious Studies

e. B.A (Ed) English

f. B.Sc. (Ed) Geography

g. B.Ed Guidance and Counselling

h. B.Sc. (Ed) Home Economics

i. B.Ed Integrated Science

j. B.Ed Islamic Studies

k. B.Ed Social Studies

l. B.Sc (Ed) PHE



a. Christian Religious Studies    

b. History

c. Social Studies   

d. Economics

e. Geography

f. Islamic Studies

g. Political Science.


The College’s School of Early Childhood Care and Primary Education offers NCE program in the following departments:

a. Adult and Non-formal Education

b. Early Childhood Care Education  

c. Primary Education


The College’s School of Languages  offers NCE program in the following departments:

a. Arabic

b. English

c. French

d. Hausa 


The College’s School of Sciences offers NCE program in the following departments:

a. Biology

b. Chemistry

c. Computer Science

d. Integrated Science

e. Physics

f. Physical and Health Education

g. Mathematics


The College’s School of Vocational and Technical Education offers NCE program in the following departments:

a. Agricultural Education

b. Business Education

c. Fine and Applied Arts

d. Home Economics 

e. Technical Education

The College Governing Council

The College Governing Council is the highest policy/decision making body of the College. The governance of the College and the direction of its affairs shall be vested on the Governing Council of the College whose responsibility is to consider and approve;

(a) The plan of activities of the College

(b) The programme of studies, courses and research to be undertaken by the College.

(c) The annual budget estimates of the College.

(d) Investment plans of the College.

(e) Making amendments or revocation of the status on the direction and regulation of the affairs of the College.

(f) The Control of the property of the College.

(g) Anything else which is incidental to its powers under the Edict of the College.

Principal Officers of the College

Prof. Benson Yusuf Baha


Dr. John Musa Zabiri

Deputy Provost (Administration)

Dr. Alhassan Jauro Yaqub

Deputy Provost (Academics)

Alh. Shuaibu Ahiwa


Mr. Augustine Kafari


Isa Sali Song

College Librarian

Engr Jamilat Maigari

Director Works