Foso College of Education is a preferred institution among the committee of Colleges for the training of teachers for basic schools in Ghana. It was incorporated as a co-educational teacher training college by Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the 15th of November, 1965 under the headship of the late Mr. R.R. Essah with 240 students and 9 teaching staff. The students were made up of 120 Post Middle 4-Year and 120 Post ‘B’ 2-Year Certificate ‘A’ groups.
In the college’s years of existence, Fosco (as the College is affectionately called) has run every major pre-tertiary and now tertiary teacher education programmes in Ghana. Some of these programs are: