The B. Ed. in Early Childhood Programme prepares persons to become teachers at the Early Childhood level of the education system.  This programme prepares an individual to teach Infants to Grade 2.

 The B. Ed. in Early Childhood Programme is offered in two modalities – full-time and part-time. 

The full-time programme is completed over a four year period; while the part-time programme is completed over a five year period.  

 

Early Childhood Programme consists of 150 credits.                      

 

Programme Structure

The B. Ed. Programme has two parts:

  • Part 1 includes years 1 and 2, and normally delivers the foundation courses; primarily teaching content. 
  • Part 2 (years 3 & 4) focuses especially on professional attitudes and competences. 

 

Code Course Credits
ED100ECB Historical & Philosophical Perspectives in Caribbe 4
ED100PCB Practicum 1 1
ED101ECB Strategies in EC Pedagogy 1 2
ED101GEB Introduction to Information and Communication Techn 3
ED101PCB The Emerging Professional 3
ED110PCB Child Growth & Development 1 3
ED111PCB Child Growth & Development 2 3
ED200PCB Practicum 2 2
ED201PCB Curriculum for Infants & Toddlers (0-3 yrs) 2
ED202ECB Guiding Young Children's Behaviour 3
ED203PCB Educational Technology 4
ED211ECB Strategies in EC Pedagogy 2 3
ED211PCB Curriculum for Pre-Schoolers (3-5year) 3
ED300ECB Assessment in ECE 3
ED300PCB Practicum 3 3
ED302PCB Special Needs in Education 2
ED303PCB Introduction to Educational Research 3
ED312PCB Curriculum for Lower Primary Grades (6-8 years) 3
ED400ECB School, Family & Community Relations 3
ED400PCB Practicum 4 9
ED401ECB Leadership & Administration in EC 3
ED402PCB Research Applied: Theory into Practice 2
GC100GEB Personal and Character Development 2
LA010GEB Foundation of Grammar 0
LA101GEB Communication Skills 1 4
LA112GEB Information Literacy 2
LA201GEB Introduction to Literacy Development 3
LA202GEB Communication Skills 2 4
LA302ECB Language & Literacy in the Early Years 3
LA321ECB Advanced Studies in Literacy 1 3
LA322PRB Advanced Studies in Literacy 2 3
LA400ECB Introduction to Children's Literature 3
ML100GEB Functional Spanish 3
MT101ECB Mathematics in EC 1 3
MT111ECB Mathematics in EC 2 3
MT101PRB Number Concept 1 2
MT111PRB Number Concept 2 2
MT211PRB Algebra & Problem Solving in the Primary Classroom 3
MT301ECB Teaching Young Children Mathematics 3
  Teaching Mathematics Through Play 2
MU100ECB Music for Early Childhood 4
PE200ECB Movement for Early Childhood 4
RE300ECB Moral Education & Spirituality in Early Childhood 3
SC101ECB Science for E. C. Teachers 1 3
SC211ECB Science for E.C. Teachers 2 3
SC200GEB Health and Family Life Education 3
SS101ECB Foundation of Social Studies 1 3
SS111ECB Foundation of Social Studies 2 3
SS300GEB Introduction to Environmental Studies & SD 2
SS301GEB Citizenship Education 3
VA200ECB Creating & Teaching Visual Arts 4
  Total Credits 150

 

Minimum Entry Requirement

 CSEC/GCE/SSC

-  Mathematics 

-  Social Science 

-  Natural Science 

-  English Language 

-  and any other academic subject

 

  CSEC General - Grades 1, 2 & 3*

                 GCE - Grades A, B or C

                 SSC - Grades 4 & 5

 

* Grades 1, 2 & 3 in Mathematics is accepted for this programme

*Candidates seeking entry into the B.Ed. in Early Childhood Programme may also use the NCTVET level II qualification in Early Childhood as one of the 5 subjects required for matriculation.

 

Duration of Programme

4 years - Full Time

5 years - Part Time

 

Documents Required

- Application Fee

- Birth Certificate

- CSEC/GCE/SSC Certificate(s)

- 2 References (written with stamp or seal on a Letterhead)

- 1 Photograph

 


 

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