St. Thomas College of Teacher Education, Pala was established in 1957 as one of the pioneer institutions in the field of teacher education. The college is the one of the best teacher education institution to be re-accredited with A grade by NAAC (National Assessment Accreditation Council 2014) in the state of Kerala.
St. Thomas College of Teacher Education is quite uncompromising in providing the students with the best amenities. Their growth towards academic excellence is due to the commitment and concrete enterprise of teachers and administrative staff. Many of their teachers are frequently invited for giving lectures and have served as resource persons for many academic and community oriented programmes.
St. Thomas College of Teacher Education is owned and run by the Catholic Diocese of Palai and is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.