TEACHERS INTERACTIVE FORUM

TEACHERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL OF NIGERIA

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN is an agency of the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria. It was established by the TRCN Decree N0. 31 of 1993 (now TRCN Act CAP T3 of 2004). The major mandates are the regulation and control of the Teaching Profession at all levels of the Nigerian Education system, both in the public and private sectors..

Nigerian Journal of Professional Teachers (NJPT) To promote the exchange of ideas/best practices and to lead the development of knowledge, skills and orientation in the teaching profession, TRCN has instituted an annual journal titled Nigerian Journal of Professional Teachers (NJPT), Click to Download Call for Papers and NJPT Paper Writing Guide

VISION STATEMENT

An effectively regulated teaching profession in Nigeria founded upon robust teacher education and practice and where teacher quality, READ MORE

MISSION STATEMENT

To assure excellence and professionalism among teachers at all levels of the nation’s education system, using effective registration,READ MORE

TRCN Code of Conduct

The Teachers Code of Conduct was first published in the year 2004 and lot of efforts went into the development of that first edition. READ MORE

PROCEDURES

Teachers seeking to enroll for the Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE), are to complete the registration forms obtainable from State offices nationwide. Completed registration forms must be returned with evidence of payment of examination fees payable according to categories thus;

SN 
   CATEGORY 
FEE 
Category ‘A’ (Ph.D holders in Education or with Education qualification) 
N5,000.00
Category ‘B’ (Masters in Education or Masters in other fields with Education qualification) 
N4,000.00 
Category ‘C’ (Degree in Education or Degree in other fields with Education qualification) 
N3,500.00 
Category ‘D’ (NCE 
N3,000.00 
Note: (i) That the exam fee does not cover cost for Registration. Candidate who passed the examination will still pay registration fee for eventual registration as professional teachers.
(ii) On the remitta portal candidate are to click on “PQE application fee”
EXAMINATION VENUE AND DATE WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO CANDIDTATES
Signed:
Management

CLICK HERE TO VIEW EXAMINATION CENTERS

PQE Successful Candidates are to Visit any of TRCN Offices close to them with your teller and they will issued a cash receipt to enable you process your registration.

QUALIFICATION  CAT.  COST OF REG. (NAIRA) 
ANNUAL DUES 
Ph.D in Education or
Ph.D in other field +
NCE, PDE, PGDE 
N10,000.00 
N5,000.00 
M.Ed/MSc (Ed) or
Masters in other field
+ NCE, PDE or PGDE 
N8,000.00 
N4,000.00 
B.Sc (Ed)/B.Ed or
Degree in other field +
NCE, PDE or PGDE 
N6,000.00 
N3,000.00 
NCE 
N3,000.00 
N2,000.00 
Letter of Professional Standing – N40,000.00

Annual dues are to be paid at any Commercial Bank and the teller taken to TRCN office for documentation.

QUALIFICATION  ANNUAL DUES (NAIRA) 
NCE  2,000.00 
BACHELORS  3,000.00 
MASTERS  4,000.00 
PHD  5,000.00 

A teacher is required to renew his/her license every three (3) years. However he/she must have paid his/her annual dues consecutively for those three (3) years for his/her license to be renewed. Other conditions expected before a teachers license is renewed include:

a. Good conduct.
b. Earning of credit units stipulated for professional development in the TRCN Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) Manual.
c. Regular participation in TRCN membership activities.

UPGRADING

A teacher who earns higher qualification can change his/her membership grade (e.g. from B to A) by visiting TRCN office to complete a standadized upgrading form. Such a teacher will also pay the difference in the registration fee between the old and new grade.

TRCN Act CAP T3 of 2004 stipulates that a registered teacher may be deregistered on several grounds which include:a. Forgery of registration documents and process.

b. Conviction by the Teachers Tribunal for the breach of professional conduct and related offences.

c. Conviction by court of law for criminal offence.

d. Death.

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