Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education

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National recognition of the importance of teacher education and development for quality teaching can be traced to the pre-independence period with the establishment of the Teacher Training College in 1957.

More recently, government founded the National Institute of Education (NIE) in 1998 which became integrated in the University of Seychelles (UniSey) in 2010 as part of Education Reform Programme of 2001-2010.

The Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education (S.I.T.E) was established in January 2014 in accordance with the provision of the Tertiary Education Act, 2011 as a state non-university tertiary education institution. 

  • The vision of the Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education is

Dynamic, knowledgeable and values-based institution of excellence in teacher education, educational leadership, continuing professional development and research.

  • The mission of the Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education is

To inspire, educate and prepare teachers, education leaders and related professionals who are dedicated to improving students’ achievements and education quality. Through excellence in teacher education, educational leadership, research and continuing professional development, S.I.T.E is committed to advancing exemplary practices and 21st century competencies, and promoting the culture of lifelong learning.

About Us

TEC is responsible for tertiary education and to co-ordinate the sustainable and harmonized development of tertiary education nationally.

 Tertiary Education Commission Seychelles

Contact us

TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION (TEC)

Ministry of Education Headquarters
Mont Fleuri, Mahe, Seychelles
P.O.Box 418, Victoria


Tel. 4610 944 | Fax. 4610 923 
Email: ceosec[at]tec.edu.sc 

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