|St. Ann's College of Education
is a premier College of Teacher Education in India. The College started in 1943, is the first private training college in Karnataka State when only two Government Training Colleges, i.e., in Mysore and Belgaum existed. There were only four training colleges in South India, namely, in Madras when this college was affiliated to the Madras Presidency.
The Mangalore University has recognized the College as the ‘Research Centre’ in education. Under this centre Ph.D. in Education is offered.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University has accepted the college as its ‘Partner Institute’ under Convergence Scheme.