Definition of teachers college in English:

Share this entry

teachers college

(also Teachers College)


A four-year college with a special curriculum for training primary and secondary school teachers.
Example sentences
  • Secondary education has expanded in Nigeria since independence, offering a variety of options including teachers colleges, science secondary schools, and schools offering a wide curriculum.
  • Teacher-training colleges, two-year advanced teachers colleges, and university education departments should be partners in planning and implementation.
  • Particularly noteworthy are those broadly-based institutions that evolved from teachers colleges because they are situated at critical junctures in the public educational system.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: teach·ers col·lege

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.