Secondary Training College (STC), Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) Estd : 1906 Approved by : AICTE Type : Private


The Secondary Training College, Mumbai is the Premier Teacher Training College . The college was established in January 1906 as per the recommendations of Wood's Despatch of 1854 in the Bombay Presidency and strong steps taken by Hon. Viceroy Lord Curzon.The college is the pioneer in evolving teacher training methodology & new techniques of teaching in then Bombay Presidency and at present in Maharashtra State. Previously the college enjoyed autonomous status and used to award its own diploma the Secondary Training College Diploma (S.T.C.D.) which was supposed to be very prestiogious one in those days. At present the college is run by Directorate of Higher Education Pune under the leadreship of Department of Higher Education Manatralaya, Mumbai.The motto (Let the Learning of Guru and Disciple be bright and lustrous) is seen at the base of the Emblem, which is taken from Yajurveda (Krishna) ch.II (ii).These thoughts are symbolised in the Emblem wherein the rays of sun in the Arena of STC stand for brightening of teaching, Learning and Training process. The enlighted trainee is represented in the form of the torch flame. Our product is the torch-bearer of our Vision,Mission and Aim, who is ready to enlighten the worldOur Mission is "Excellence through Training". To achieve excellence through all sorts of professional lustrous learning and training of pre & in service teachers, is the Mission of the college.The sanskrit version of the mission is. "Prashikshanat Pravinyam."Our Vision is to prepare Excellent Teachers through capacity building training, so that all teaching community will identify our product and will brand it as an "STCIAN" Teacher. "The Secondary Teachers' Training College at Bombay is undoubtedly one of the great activities, progress and success and main spring of the Secondary Educational System."

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    (022) 22620050
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  • Address:
    3, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao, Mumbai-400 001.

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