SWOT Analysis of Niger State College Education Minna as a Teacher Education Institution


  • Adequate physical facilities for maximizing quality Teacher Education.
  • Accredited NCE and affiliated programmes.
  • Cosmopolitan location and proximity.


  • Inadequacy of qualified and calibre of staff for quality Teacher Education programme.
  • Poor orientation of commitment to institutional development by staff.
  • Weakened teacher professional orientation by academic staff.
  • Over bloated student intake.
  • Poor quality product.
  • Poor security network.


  • Established pedigree in Teacher Education programme.
  • Track record of accessing extra-funding (Grants).
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University and the proposed Niger State Teacher Professional Development Institute (NSTPDI) – related programmes for strengthening quality and functional Teacher Education for the state.


  • Inappropriate curriculum for the State Basic Education sub-sector.
  • Reduced state funding.
  • Quality of academic and teacher professional training.