Welcome to CPCE


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 eighteen (18) In-Service Satellite Centers. Training is offered via Online mode, blended and face-to-face modes.

The College Outcomes:

Messages: His Excellency the President            

                    Prime Minister

                    Minister of Education

                    Chief Education Officer

                    Principal’s Welcome


Monday to Thursday
08:00 – 16:30
Friday 08:00 to 15:30

Vacation: (closed)
Saturday – Sunday (closed)

General objectives

  • To provide a coordinated and integrated approach to formal teacher training education in Guyana; 
  • To effectively and efficiently train teachers who can function in Nursery, Primary, and Secondary school throughout Guyana;
  • To provide opportunities for teacher educators to be engaged in independent or collaborative research and professional development activities, and capacity building for paraprofessionals.

Why Choose us


The College offers professional teacher training.

Our Mission


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

Our Visions


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

Meet our Heads of Centres



Beverly Cornelius
Anna Regina
Lemmel Thomas
Shauneille Jourdain
Leon Smart
Port Kaituma
Mary Torres
Hughlet Greaves
Shellion Farley
Solome Callistro
St Francis
Villion Parris
Carol Savory
Anna Regina
Vivette Williams
St. Lust
Stephanie Sinclair
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