To provide the formal education system with academically and professionally trained teachers at the Nursery, Primary and Secondary levels.


The Vision of the Ministry of Education is that education should be the main and most effective contributor to the development of the citizenry, to modernize Guyana, to support our people in becoming more productive and tolerant, and to live in mutual respect.


Educating, Empowering and Enriching Future

Welcome to CPCE


About Us

Formal initial teacher training began in Guyana in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-eight (1928). Over the decades, Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE), has experienced many transformations, including Programme structure and Curriculum offering. The College offers professional teacher training at the Turkeyen Pre-Service and at fourteen (14) In-Service Satellite Centres. Training is offered via Online mode, blended and face-to-face modes.

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Meet the Administration



Tamsin Henry Granville
Vice Principal, Development
Nicola Tyndall-Pantlitz
Vice Principal, Curriculum and Instruction
Kevaun Sears
Vice Principal (Registrar)

Latest News


From the News

Opposition Parliamentarian apologises for false claims on teachers’ training

On Thursday morning, APNU-AFC Member of Parliament, Ms. Maureen Philadelphia, retracted her statement and issued an apology for her statement issued in January, where she asserted that teachers who dropped out of training college and those who hadn’t received grades

Dr. Julie Jailall Takes Helm as Director of CPCE, Aims for Transformation

By Samuel Gillis The Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) welcomes Dr. Julie Jailall as its newly appointed director, signaling a new chapter for the institution. Samuel Gillis sat down with her to discuss her vision for CPCE and plans

CPCE PE Majors/Nexgen Golf to host inaugural golf tournament

The Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) Batch of 2024 Physical Education Majors in collaboration with Nexgen Golf Academy will host the first ever Chip, Putt and Drive Open Golf tournament at their campus ground in Turkeyen on April 13,