KWCOEILORIN  – Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin in Collaboration with the TRCN invites suitably qualified students for admission into the Professional Diploma in Education Programme for 2022/2023 Session.


PDE in Arabic & English Medium


Candidates who possess any of the following qualifications are eligible for admission into the programme:

Higher National Diploma (HND)

Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees


It qualifies a candidate as a professional teacher

It enables degree holders to pursue a masters degree in education

Allows for professionalism through specialization (as shown in ‘A’ above)

The process of registering candidates by Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) as a professional teacher starts as soon as a candidate starts the PDE programme.

Introduction of registered candidates into the Teaching Profession by TRCN is carried out at the point of graduation.

Computerised operations leading to prompt release of results.


The programme is a one-calendar year full-time study of two (2) semesters (from 3 pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 8 am on Saturdays).


All lectures take place at the premises of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin along Saw-Mill Road.


Hostel Accommodation on first come first served basis

Ideal daycare centre for babies

Availability of Computer and Internet Facilities


Visit the PDE portal to apply. (Please note that all payments are to be done online using Verve and Mastercard ATM cards)


For further enquiries, please contact us by calling any of the following numbers: 08035782896 08055822698 08035799209

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