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. The management of the college is vested in The Apostolic Carmel Education Society, Karnataka registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI 1860. S.No. 4 of 1957, enjoying the Minority Rights according to the Government Order No. DPAR 28 SBC 76 dated, 1st October 1977, applicable to recruitment of employees and admission of students.

Dr. Lakshmanswamy Mudaliar, the then Vice Chancellor and later the Chairman of the Mudaliar Education Commission visited St. Ann's, for the affiliation of the college. He saw the functioning of St. Ann's Teacher Training Institute (for elementary education) started in 1890, and exclaimed, “If your secondary school educated teacher trainees are so good how much better your graduate teacher trainees will be…”

St. Ann's College of Education, is affiliated to Mangalore University, covering a total area of  eight acres, 100 students in B.Ed., 35 in M.Ed., 30 in PGDCA, 35 in Montessori Training and 30 in Ph.D.  programmes. The institution has got UGC recognition under 2f in 1981 and under 12B in 1993. It attained  Autonomous status in 2007.

The Mangalore University has recognized the College as the “Research Centre’ in 2008 to offer Ph.D. programme in Education.

The Indira Gandhi National Open University has accepted the college as its ‘Partner Institute’ under Convergence Scheme.

The College runs a hostel on the campus, with mess facilities for the students of the College.

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The College conducts two meetings in the academic year under the leadership of the Coordinator assisted by two staff members and three student representatives both B.Ed and M.Ed. The student cabinet is also a part of this Cell. The meeting begins with a prayer followed by reading the minutes of the previous meet by the Coordinator. Each objective is analyzed and the matter related to the same is discussed. The cabinet members and the student representatives take leadership in addressing the other classmates based on reporting any kind of issues and highlighting them during the Cell meetings. A suggestion box is also kept in the library if the student wants to drop the complaint confidentially. Each problem or issue is then discussed followed by solving their problems to the maximum. The reports are taken seriously by the committee members and issues are dealt promptly.

Report on Anti-Ragging Cell

The objective of Anti-Ragging is to create awareness among student teachers on menace of ragging, measures taken by the government of India to stop ragging in educational institutions. Secondly to prohibit ragging within the campus and thirdly to enable the student-teachers to establish an Anti-Ragging cell in secondary schools. The Anti-Ragging Cell is active in our college of Education, which comprises of three staff members and two student representatives, of which our Principal Dr Sr Leonilla Menezes A C is the President. Meeting of the cell is held periodically and monitors students’ behavior and are vigilant of occurrence of any unfavourable behaviour. Freshers are given orientation regarding code of conduct during the beginning of academic year. Since the college provides conducive environment there are no complaints of errant behaviour. As a whole students find that the campus is free from ragging and mutual respect is observed among the students.