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About us

St. Paul College of Education is a unique and affordable college of  Education in Anambra State, the school is an educational establishment of the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi. It prides itself as one of the best colleges of education in Anambra State. Our College of Education is a classic teacher education institution that produces graduates who serve the need of quality and holistic education for the ever increasing number of primary and secondary schools in Nigeria.

We work hard to see that the graduates of our institution set quality standards for private colleges of Education and are shining examples in the education sector for the production of well balanced  teachers, thereby becoming the most sought after by employees. We endeavour to mobilize the human and material resources at our disposal to achieve this high goal of being the best in the list of colleges of education in Anambra state.



The College is connected to the Enugu Electrical Distribution Company (EEDC) whose power supply to our area is relatively stable. However, in addition we have two generating sets 70KVA and 40KVA. We also have a 5KVA solar light with independent solar street lights that light up the whole compound at night. We have plans to acquire our own transformer.


The College has a big functional borehole with 6 overhead and 2 ground tanks which serve the water need of the school. There is also a good water distribution network in the compound.


While having our own security men, we also enlist the services of personnel from Nnewi Diocesan Security operatives. In addition, the village in which we are, Ume-ele Umudim, has a strong vigilante group that covers our area. We also live about 200 metres away from Nnewi Central Police Station. The buildings are wired with CCTV Cameras and anti burglar alarm systems which are solar powered.

College Clinic

The College has a clinic which is managed by a professional nurse and an assistant who caters for the immediate health needs of the students and staff. The Clinic is also affiliated to St. Felix Catholic hospital (about 500 meter away) to which serious cases shall referred to and from where a medical Doctor will be visiting the clinic periodically.

School Library

The College has a big library with numerous basic books and a large reading hall. We are also developing an E-Library to create easier and wider accessibility of relevant books.

School Canteen:

The college has a well furnished canteen that has been contracted out to a reputable catering company to serve the needs of the staff and students.


St. Paul College of Education - Best college of education in Anambra in the list of colleges of education in Anambra

The College has a descending topography that has been architecturally turned into a beautiful environment. The main entrance is inter-locked with stones with grass lawns adorning the sides. There is also a massive interlocked car park in front of the main building. Economic trees and flowers are used to decorate the compound. Behind the College is a stream called Mmiri-ele. All these create a cool and conducive environment for teaching and learning.
The main building of the College is a massive three storey building. It houses everything apart from some offices. There are also two bungalows of 10 rooms each at the entrance of the compound. The bungalows are offices for some of our staff. There is the Power Generating house and an external convenience. ​



(Rev Fr.) Jude O. Umeh

Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Umeh holds Ph.D in Missiology from Pontifical Urban University, Rome. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Theology from the same university, including PGDE from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and M.Ed(in view), from National Open University of Nigeria.


Christopher Obiora Okafor

Dr Christopher O. Okafor holds a Ph.D and M.Ed in Administration of Physical Education and Sports; B.Sc in Health and Physical Education; MBA and PGD in Marketing from University of Nigeria Nsukka.
Apart from regular engagement in Teaching and Research as an academic staff of the rank of a Reader in Nwafor Orizu College Of Education Nsugbe, he also served the college in various administrative capacities.


Chukwuka Ernest Uzoetoh

Dr. Ernest Uzoetoh Chukwuka holds a P.h.D in Science Education , M. Ed Sc Education From University of Ibadan, B.S.c Educ ( Biology ) , University of Ife , Ile Ife . He is a retired Director of Education From Federal Ministry of Education and one of the Co-ordinators of Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe Anambra, and facilitator in National Open University of Nigeria.