The Meston College of Education is governed by the Meston Education and Development Association. The College of Education grew out of the Wesley College, which was one of the pioneering Arts Colleges in the city of Chennai for over seventy years from 1861 to 1937. It is affiliated to the TamilNadu Teachers Education Unviersity, recognized by NCTE, UGC and Government of Tamil Nadu and re-accredited by NAAC. The College conducts academic programmes leading to B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil.(Education) and Ph.D. (Education) degrees participating in welfare and community activities and organising educational extension work.
Educational Technology Laboratory: This centre has LCD and OHP projectors, slide projectors and other equipments to aid the teaching-learning process. Under the guidance of a qualified Audio-Visual Technician, student teachers make use of the centre for instructional training.
Digitalized Language Laboratory: With the objective of actively involving students in English learning, the Digitalized Language Laboratory has been developed which could accommodate 30 students at a time.
Psychology Laboratory: A Psychology Laboratory is maintained by the college in which experiments in Psychology are conducted as part of the B.Ed. practical curriculum. The Psychology Laboratory also serves the M.Ed., M.Phil. students and Ph.D. Scholars in selecting their tools for their research.
Computer Laboratory: The College has an ICT centre that can accommodate 30 students at a time. The centre is maintained by a qualified staff, who also conducts theory and practical classes for the students. The centre is available during and after class hours.
Library: General books, Subject books, Encyclopaedias, Theses, Reference books, Journals, Periodicals and Newspapers (both Tamil and English) are made available to staff and students. Vast collection of books especially in the areas of mental retardation is available.
The hostels for both boys and girls are functioning within the college campus with the objective of fostering fellowship among the hostellers and promoting personality traits related to the teaching profession. The mess provides both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. It is run on dividing basis.