About BTC

Affiliated with the University of Bahrain, the Bahrain Teachers College (BTC) is responsible for all teacher preparation and academically-based in-service teacher professional development in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The College offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as professional development for in-service educators, with the commitment to provide leadership in the modernization of Bahrain’s educational system. The language of instruction at BTC is English and Arabic.
BTC was founded in 2008 through a partnership with Singapore’s National Institute of Education (NIE) in which the NIE provided a curriculum and policy foundation for the operation of the BTC. After a decade, the BTC is forging its own identity with the continued support of the Ministry of Education (MoE) as the sole employer of all BTC graduates, as well as the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister and the Economic Development Board of Bahrain.

Description of the College

The country’s only faculty of education, and the sole teacher training institute of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Bahrain Teachers College was founded in order to raise the quality of teaching and learning in the country, as well as to increase the proportion of talented, ambitious, and high-achieving Bahrainis as teachers in government schools.  

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