The faculty is located in the centre of Az zawia. Originally, it was in its beginning a Medium Institute for the graduation of teachers, primary and preparatory stages. Then, it became the 7th April institute for qualifying teachers in accordance with the order No. (100) in 1997. In 2004 ,an order (No. 118) from the General People's Committee was issued to transfer the higher institutes to colleges affiliated with universities within their scope. Due to this the higher institute of became a college of the 7th April University(formerly) named ((Az Zawia faculty of Teachers ) then an order No.1 ,125 issued to change the name to The faculty of Education.
The total area of the faculty is 22225.7 m2. It has an important strategic location as it overlooks on two large streets in Az zawia city, Jamal Abdel Nasser and Abdel Moneim Riad Streets
<p>The faculty of Education aims to develop university education .It will be a world leader in preparing professionals who provide leadership and exemplary educational and related services to improve the lives of individuals in a changing and complex global society.</p>
- The College seeks to prepare, train and qualify teachers before and during service
- Provide them with the information, skills and educational and educational trends necessary to be qualified teachers capable of performing their role in the field of education.
- Educate the members of the community at different educational levels, in addition to preparing, training and qualifying the human cadres necessary to carry out the tasks of research, studies, educational and educational consultations, and contribute to the study and analysis of the problems and obstacles facing the programs and institutions of education and society in general and Contribute to its solution..
- Prepare trained and qualified teachers for all levels by providing them with the necessary information, skills and directions to improve their performance and professional competence.
- Meeting the community's needs for teachers due to the characteristics of the society in the era of the Libyan revolution
- 3. Qualifying graduates who are not qualified enough educationally as teachers and preparing them to teach all precollege students.
- 4. Holding specialized educational training courses for the employees of the administration and technical educational and vocational training sector. In addition, qualifying them and raising their educational and professional competence in the fields of educational methods, assessment, measurement, curriculum preparation, educational supervision, and guidance
- 5. Coping with all scientific renaissance, the scientific and technological development, and the knowledge explosion and its use to modernize and develop the educational process.
- 6. Holding specialized educational training courses for the employees of the administration and educational technical units of the education and vocational training sector
- Contributing in solving problems and social issues through conducting research and scientific studies and providing scientific and technical consultations in the field of education for the firms and institutions concerned .
- 8. Contributing in the continuous improvement and development of curricula and different means of education due to the requirements and needs of the era to achieve the best outputs for the educational process
- 9. Organizing symposia, conferences and scientific workshops to activate cooperation between institutions and other groups and segments of society and other institutions and contribute to the service of society through participation in such scientific activities and benefit from its results
- 10. Contributing in the establishment of the principles and values of the Islamic religion as well as developing loyalty to the homeland and achieving citizenship via offering equal opportunities for
- 11. Supporting civil society institutions and cooperating with them for serving the community .participation in the activities that they undertake and contribute materially and morally to the success of their cultural and social role