Charles Lwanga College of Education is a Church run Institution owned by the Catholics of the Society of Jesus known as the Jesuits. The college is situated in the Monze District of the southern province of Zambia.
As a Christian College, the model for the students to follow is Jesus Christ. The principles of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, are made known to the students in order to enable them choose what is best for them in life. It is hoped that the education that students receive will assist them in their own personal transformation and in the transformation of the society.
The college offers a three-year Diploma in Primary Education to full-time students. The potential candidates need five credits, including English and Mathematics. The enrolment is one hundred students every year. Boarding facilities are provided.
Additionally, the college offers a two-year Diploma in Primary Education to distant students.
Charles Lwanga College of Education, a third-level institution operated under the auspices of the Society of Jesus, aims to train competent, conscientious and committed teachers for basic schools in Zambia. Charles Lwanga is dedicated to the formation of the whole person, focusing on intellectual, moral and personal development and to helping students to appreciate and uphold legitimate traditional cultural values. As a Catholic College founded on Christian values and guided by Jesuit ideals, Charles Lwanga seeks to form women and men who have a sense of justice and generous service, who can lead in the overall development of the nation through their effective teaching of pupils who are the future of the nation.