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Konigin Des Friedens College - Enugu


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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE COLLEGE
 
Foundation
 
The College was founded by Very Rev. Msgr. Prof. John Bosco Akam for “Gemeinschaft Der Konigin Des Friedens” under the auspience of Voice of the Poor Foundation (VPF) a registered charity organization in Britain on 6th July, 1996 (Feast of St. Maria Goretti).
 
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Registration and Government Approval
The College went for registration to Enugu State Ministry of education, Enugu, on 8th July, 1996. The team inspectors comprised:
(i) Director of Secondary Education Engr. B. O. Ikegbune
(ii) Zonal Inspector of Education (Enugu Zone) Mr. Emeka A. Mbanusi
(iii) Area Inspector of Education (Enugu South L. G. A.) Mrs. Uche Eze.
The visit if inspectors from Enugu State Ministry of Education to the College informed the inspectors of its readiness and adequate ground work made to run Konigin Des Friedens College (KFC) as a full education granted a probational approval to the College on the 9th day of September 1996.
 
Early Development
The College started her academic programmes with extra-mural studies for GCE and JAMB candidates with only one student at the College temporary site (No 15 Joa Agbo Street, Achara Layout Enugu). However, the number increased to twenty one (21) candidates within two weeks. The First Entrance Examination to the College took place on the 26th day of July 1996, with a total of (18) eighteen students.
The College started formal academic fir 1996/97 academic year on Monday the 23rd day of September 1996, with nine (9) students in JSS 1, two (2) students in JSS 2, and none in JSS 3. By the end of that first week, the population moved up to 918) eighteen students in all the three classes. Providentially, and as the objective of the College became clear and evident to people, the population of the College increased astronomically from Eighteen (18) to One Hundred and Seventeen (117) students within the first year. By the end of the second academic year of the College(1997/98) the population rose to JSS One, Three Streams of JSS Two, a stream of JSS Three and Three Streams SSS One.
 
Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination (JSSCE) Approval
As the College moved to its permanent site at No. 1 Queen of Peace Drive, New Era Layout, Enugu on Monday the 14th day of April 1997, approval was granted to the College by the Ministry of Education to present candidates for Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination (JSSCE) on the 17th day of December, 1997 and on Tuesday the 16th of June 1998, the College presented forty-one (41) candidates for the examination in the College. The result of these candidates speaks for itself of the quality of teachers and level of academic studies in the College. It is of the note that the College satisfied them on all requirements. The visit of the inspectors from the Ministry of Education in 2008 confirmed that the School is the best among equals (Primus Inter Pares).
College at Uga Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State
The Uga Campus of the College is cited in Oka Village, Uga just about 400 meters from the boundary Imo and Anambra State when going from Akokwa to Ekwulobia and about 1.3.km from Oye Uga Market.
The Uga campus of the College was established in the 22nd day of January, 1998. The First Entrance Examination in the College was held on 14th day of March, 1998 with over One Hundred (100) students and after this rigorous and pain tasking entrance examination and subsequent interviews, barely thirty three (33) new students were successfully admitted into JSS 1 for 1998/99 academic year. The Uga Campus of the College has Blessed Iwene Tansi as Patron.
 
Objectives of the College
According to the National Policy on Education (1981), Nigeria’s philosophy of education is based on the “integration of the individual into a sound and effective citizen and equal education opportunities for all citizens of the nation at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, both inside and outside the formal school system”. The policy documents also stated two broad aims of secondary education in Nigeria. These are the preparation of students for useful living within the society and the preparation of students for higher education. Konigin Des Friedens College (a mission school) was established not only to address the above aims, but also:
(a) To train young people to fear and love God
(b) To groom them to be patriotic to their country
(c) To offer sound academic and moral training to the youth
(d) To restore discipline and order in the secondary education system in the country
(e) To train students to be confident in their chosen subject areas
(f) To offer the poor, opportunity of enjoying secondary school education at little or no fee
(g) To create employment opportunities to the teaming population of professional trained teachers in the country
 
Nature of the College
The College is a co-education institute. It is open to boys and girls who are between the ages of ten (10) and eighteen (18) years. The College is a day school and boarding facilities are also available for both male and female students from all parts of the country.

 

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Curriculum
Konigin Des Friedens College runs the Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Programmes as specified in the Nigerian National Policy on Education. It offers a wide variety of academic subjects taught by a dedicated and professional staff. The student begins with a broad spectrum of subjects, which becomes more focused as he or she progresses.
In the Junior Secondary School (Years 1 to 3), the College emphasises the basic skills in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Introductory Technology, Physics Technology, Social Studies, Agricultural Science, Hausa, French, Christian Religious Studies*, Fine Art, Physical and Health Education, Home Economics, Information Technology and Handwriting Skills
 
In the first year of the Senior Secondary School, all students do at least eleven subjects in addition to Information Technology until the third term in the second year. Those who do Further Mathematics do twelve subjects. The following table lists subjects offered and possible option groups in the Senior Secondary School:
 
Compulsory Subjects
 
1. English Language
2. Igbo Language
3. General Mathematics
4. Biology
5. Economics
6. Christian Religious Knowledge
7. French
8. Literature or Geography
9. Agricultural Science or Technical Drawing or Foods & Nutrition
10. Information Technology
 
Options:
 
11. Physics or Government
12. Chemistry or Fine Art or History

 

 

 

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Main Office: 08037371878
Admissions: 08037371878

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Email kfcenugu@kfcgroupofschools.com
Website http://www.kfcgroupofschools.com
Address No. 1 Queen of Peace drive, New Layout, P.O. Box 15000, Enugu, Nigeria.

 

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