building the Nation through Education
WHO WE ARE
GTEC is a public teacher’s education institution, opened in 2005 and managed on behalf of the Ministry of Education by a board of governors. The College is legally and officially recognized and endorsed by the regional government. GTEC is committed to making a meaningful contribution to the development of Somalia through offering comprehensive and relevant teacher education and training programmes. The college continues to enjoy wide support from the local community as well as local and international partners. Over the past fifteen years GTEC has trained more than 5000 teachers with many of its graduates working in primary and secondary schools across Puntland State of Somalia and beyond.
WHAT WE DO
We became operational by implementing a two year pre-service and In-service primary and Secondary teachers training programme as well as upgrading training programmes. Overall, the college has 11 partners with various donors.
- To be a center of excellence and the leading institutions in teachers education. Training and research.
- To develop a sustainable pool of qualified teachers in Somalia through teacher education, training and research in order to improve the quality of education.
- To improve access and participation to quality primary and secondary education in Somalia.
- Respect for Human Right