Excellence Through Training
About Us

Let us take a tour of the history of establishment of this college. This college was established by the then Secretary to the British Government in the year 1906 as recommended by the historic Wood’s Despatch (1854). It got christened as The Secondary Training College, and began functioning as an autonomous institute conferring its own Diploma in Teaching. later after getting our freedom from the British, as The Government of Maharashtra took over it came to be known as The Government a College of Education too. It began with Mr. J.N.Fraser acting as the First ever Principal of the college And then on got laid the foundation of illustrious scholars holding the helm of affairs. Since then till date there have been change of hand 44 times.

lets enlighten you about the various features of our college

1-- Component of the First ever Cluster University in the State of Maharashtra— Dr. Homi Bhabha State a University, Mumbai-1 and simultaneously owned by the Government of Maharashtra.
2- Professionally competent, Experienced and highly trained teaching staff. Catering to maximum possible Student Differences., providing instruction in Marathi, Hindi & English to accommodate their language needs.
3- Oldest and a Richest library with a collection of rarest books dating back to 1900’s, in all major National Languages- Marathi, Hindi, English and Urdu & having the latest of educational subscriptions- Newspapers, Research Journals, periodicals, Reference bookswith reading room facilities
4- Have own building classified as Heritage building, spread over two floors , which has huge airy Smart classrooms, large auditorium, Seminar rooms with Projectors, ICT cum Computer Lab- room, with Internet and fulfilling all other mandatory requirements of the NCTE Norms.
5-lots of Facilities for Students’ are in place, like lockers, games, gym, Students are mandatorily involved in all the decision making processes, there are Student welfare committees in place, Various scholarships are provided as per the Governmen

The motto (Let the Learning of Guru and Disciple be bright and lustrous) is seen at the base of the Emblem, which is taken from Yajurveda (Krishna) ch.II (ii).These thoughts are symbolised in the Emblem wherein the rays of sun in the Arena of STC stand for brightening of teaching, Learning and Training process. The enlighted trainee is represented in the form of the torch flame. Our product is the torch-bearer of our Vision,Mission and Aim, who is ready to enlighten the world
Our Mission is "Excellence through Training". To achieve excellence through all sorts of professional lustrous learning and training of pre & in service teachers, is the Mission of the college.The sanskrit version of the mission is. "Prashikshanat Pravinyam."
Our Vision is to prepare Excellent Teachers through capacity building training, so that all teaching community will identify our product and will brand it as an "STCIAN" Teacher.
College in Historical Documents
"The Secondary Teachers' Training College at Bombay is undoubtedly one of the great activities, progress and success and main spring of the Secondary Educational System."

Government of the Bombay Presidency, The report of the Director of public Instruction (DPI Report) for the year 1907-12.

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