St. John De Britto College of Education, Thanjavur, is one of the prestigious educational institutions, managed by the “Diocese of Tanjore Society” a religious charitable organisation. It is the fruition of the visionary dream and meticulous planning of the philanthropic Bishop, Most. Rev.Dr.M.Devadass Ambrose, and the long cherished aspirations of the priests, religious and laity of the diocese. At present there are 186 educational institutions from primary level to higher educational level.
The college offers Two years B.Ed., and M.Ed., Courses. This co-educational institution is well known for its academic excellence, discipline and moral standards. This institution admits all men and women students irrespective of their caste and religion in order to empower the rural youth. This institution has modern amenities and latest infrastructure to meet the needs of curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities prescribed by the university.
The college has a diligent, dedicated and accommodating management and a committed faculty to lead the student community in the light of the gospel values and make them abide in Divine charity. Quality and value education is imparted to the students. They are motivated to develop leadership qualities, professional competency and social responsibility.
John De Britto College of Education is one among many institutions of “The Diocese of Tanjore Society” the diocese of Tanjore (Thanjavur) was bifurcated from the Arch diocese of Chennai- Mylapore on 23rd November 1952, and was erected as a new diocese.