National Teachers College

The National Teachers′ College is a private, non-sectarian, educational institution located in Quiapo, Manila, Philippines, offering preschool, basic, and higher education.

The National Teachers College
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Motto"Ang Karunungan ay Tanglaw"
60% stake owned by iPeople, Inc.
(Yuchengco Group of Companies - 51.30% / Ayala Education, Inc. - 33.50%)
Established29 September 1928
PresidentAlfredo I. Ayala
Location, ,
CampusCampuses: Manila
Colors  Royal Blue
NicknameLight Bearers
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It was founded and incorporated by Segundo M. Infantado, Sr. and Flora Amoranto Ylagan on September 29, 1928. In accordance with Act No. 1459 as amended, The National Teachers College was authorized by the Department of Public Instruction on April 17, 1929, to operate as an educational institution.

On April 30, 2018, AC Education, Inc. (AEI or AC Education), the wholly owned education arm of Ayala Corporation, assumed ownership of approximately 96% of the outstanding voting shares of NTC. AEI was selected by the NTC Board and its shareholders through a competitive bid process.

On January 8, 2018, Yuchengco Group of Companies and Ayala Corporation, through a joint press statement, has announced the possible merger of their education arms, namely Ayala Education, Inc. and iPeople, Inc, with the iPeople, Inc. being the surviving entity. It has been stated that the potential merger will be finalized in the first quarter of 2018. This will bring together AEI’s APEC Schools and University of Nueva Caceres, National Teachers College and iPeople’s Malayan Education System, operating under the name Mapúa University and its subsidiaries, Malayan Colleges Laguna (MCL) and Malayan Colleges Mindanao (MCM) a combined student population of over 60,000 . The transaction was completed on May 2, with the Yuchengco Group owning 51.3% of iPeople and Ayala Corporation with 33.5% share of the said company.

On May 2, 2019, The Merger between AC Education and iPeople was completed, with the Yuchengco Group of Companies owning 51.3% of iPeople and Ayala Corporation with 33.5% share of the said company.

Today, NTC continues to perform its share in educating and training teachers, administrators, supervisors, and other professionals who will serve in the interest of the Republic of the Philippines and the world at large.[1]

Inside view of the NTC Campus

Programs offered[2]Edit

Its Bachelor of Science in Office Administration (BSOA),[3] Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Elementary Education programs are accredited by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation.[4]

School of Advanced StudiesEdit

Doctor in Education (EdD)
Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)

College DepartmentEdit

Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in
Social Studies
Bachelor of Elementary Education -
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education -
Bachelor of Special Needs Education -
Bachelor of Physical Education -
Bachelor of Technical and Livelihood Education Major in Home Economics
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in
Marketing Management
Human Resource Management
Operations Management

Financial Management

Bachelor of Science in Office Administration -
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy -
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology -
Bachelor of Library and Information Science -
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management -
Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management -
Bachelor of Science in Psychology -

Basic Education DepartmentEdit

Senior High School

Academic Tracks Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM)
Humanities and Social Science (HUMSS)
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)
Tech. Voc. Tracks Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Junior High School
  • Elementary
  • Kinder
  • Pre-Kinder
  • Nursery


  1. ^ "National Teachers' College".
  2. ^ "National Teachers College".
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  4. ^ "The National Teacher's College". Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation. Retrieved 30 November 2013.