Jackson Educational Complex (JEC), located at 4 Jackson Street, Ayeduase New Site, Kumasi, was established by Professor Ebenezer A. Jackson and Mrs Theodosia W. Jackson, both educationists with over forty years each of experience as teachers in universities and secondary schools respectively. Its Teacher Training Department, the Jackson College of Education (JCE) is one of the world’s leading provider of teacher education. The College – JCE, is the first privately-owned Teacher Training College in Ghana, which offers a 4-year Bachelor of Education programme, a 2-year Top-Up to Bachelor of Education (Post Diploma) programme and a 3-year non-terminal Diploma in Basic Education by Distance Learning.
Since its inception in 2009, JCE has been dedicated to providing quality, result-oriented teacher education, producing graduates who are well-equipped, inspired and poised to find solutions to challenges confronting basic education delivery in the country and beyond.
The College was established to:
1. Offer sound educational background and opportunities to Senior High School graduates who are interested in pursuing the teaching profession, and untrained teachers who could not join the regular Colleges of Education.
2. Help improve the level of teaching and learning at the Basic School by providing high-quality teacher education, and
3. Help increase access to teacher training facilities nationwide by complementing the efforts of the Government.
The College is accredited by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) formerly the National Accreditation Board of Ghana and affiliated with the University of Education, Winneba.