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Govt. College of Teacher Education is situated at GOVT.COLLEGE OF TEACHER EDUCATION THALASSERY THALASSERY .P.O., KERALA,670101 in Thalassery.

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  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Govt. College of Teacher Education - GCTE

Established in the year 1957, Govt Brennen College of Teacher Education, Thalassery became one of the leading institutions providing state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of Education. Prior to the establishment of the college, Captain Edward Brennen started a free school in the year 1862 for boys irrespective of caste, creed and colour for providing a sound English education. Later in the year 1957 the school was converted to Govt Training College. In 1994 the college was upgraded and renamed as Govt College of Teacher Education (CTE). In September 2008 the college is renamed as Govt Brennen College of Teacher Education (GBCTE). In November 2008 the college has been elevated to the status of a Research Centre in Education, the first of its kind at government sector in Kannur University. The college is presently running B.Ed Courses in Four languages (Arabic, English, Hindi, and Malayalam) and four subjects (Natural Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, and Social Science) with a total strength of 120 students and M.Ed course with an intake of 25 students. Presently this institution is recognized as a course work centre of Kannur university  offering Coursework leading to Ph.D every year. Being a Research Centre in Education, the college is engaged in several research activities. Currently we are publishing a Peer-reviewed biannual Research Journal in Education  RESEARCH AND PEDAGOGIC INTERVENTIONS for disseminating up to date knowledge in the field of Research and Education. It also aims to familiarize the readers with the recent issues and trends in the field of Education. As part of the research activity every year we organize Research Colloquium for those who pursue research works. It is an opportunity for them to present the progress of their research activities and to keep abreast with the new trends in research.

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The college has an excellent infrastructure providing all the basic amenities.



3 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 1 PG Courses
  • 1 phd Courses

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Govt. College of Teacher Education

The College is housed in well maintained traditional type building , which was constructed in 1862 using Rs.8900/ endowed by ,(Late) Captain Edward Brennan ,a master attendant of Tellicherry Port , “to give the boys of all castes, creeds, and colour a sound English education”. Since june 1958 , the Government Training College is functioning in this buildings. Yearly maintenance , and replaced floor tiles keeps the building ever youth . The rooms are with very high roof with double layer of tiles and large sized doors , windows and even the direction of building provides optimum aeration to each of the rooms. The glass tiles placed at specific distance on roof is an excellent art to provide enough light in all parts of the rooms. The following are functioning in the present building.: English Class room & Library, Mathematics Class room & Library, Hindi Class room & Library,Natural Science Class room , Lab & Library, Department of Physical Education ,General Library, Principal’s Room, Office, Computer room, Record room, Malayalam Class room & Library Staff room, Educational Technology & Media Lab.,Arabic Class room & Library, Seminar Hall with stage & Green room Physical Science Class room, Lab & Library , Separate toilets for Gents, Ladies , and Staff (gents& ladies separate).


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