The B. Ed. in Primary Programme prepares persons to become teachers at the Primary level of the education system. This programme prepares an individual to teach students from Grade 3 to 6. The Primary Programme exposes students to content and methodology to teach from Grade 1 to 6.

 

 The B. ED in Primary education is offered in two modalities – full-time and part-time

  • The full-time programme is normally completed over a four year period
  • The part-time programme is normally completed over a five year period.

 

The B. Ed.  In Primary Education Programme consists of  154 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
DR100PR Introduction to Drama 4
ED100PCB Practicum 1 1
ED101GEB Introduction to Information and Communication Techn 0
ED101PCB The Emerging Professional 3
ED102PCB Child & Adolescent Development 3
ED200PCB Practicum 2 2
ED202PCB Strategies of Teaching & Learning 3
ED203PCB Educational Technology 4
ED212PCB Classroom Management 3
ED300PCB Practicum 3 3
ED301PCB Assessment In Education 3
ED302PRB Principles of Primary Teaching 3
ED303PCB Introduction to Educational Research 3
ED304PCB Special Needs in Education 2
ED322PCB Introduction to Multi-grade Classroom Teaching 3
ED400PCB Practicum 4 9
ED401PCB Philosophy of Education 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
LA200PRB Teaching L A in Primary 1 3
LA201GEB Introduction to Literacy Development 3
LA202GEB Communication Skills 2 4
LA211PRB Teaching LA in Primary 2 3
LA300PRB Addressing Children's Literacy Development 3
LA301PRB Introduction to Writing 3
LA400PRB Introduction to Children's Literature 3
ML100GEB Functional Spanish 3
MT101PRB Number Concept 1 2
MT111PRB Number Concept 2 2
MT201PRB Geometry & Measurement 3
MT211PRB Algebra & Problem Solving in the Primary Classroom 3
MT300PRB Teaching Mathematics at the Primary Level 3
  Statistics & Probability for Primary 3
MT321PRB Mathematics Connections 1 3
  STEM in the Mathematics Classroom 2
MU200PRB Music in the Primary Classroom 3
PE200PRB Movement Education 3
RE100PRB Caribbean Religious Experience 3
SC101PRB Science for the Primary Teacher 1 3
SC200GEB Health and Family Life Education 3
SC211PRB Science for the Primary Teacher 2 4
SC312PRB Science for the Primary Teacher 3 3
SS101PRB Planet Earth 4
SS111PRB History & Sociology of the Caribbean 3
SS300GEB Introduction to Environmental Studies & SD 2
SS301GEB Citizenship Education 3
VA200PRB Creating & Teaching Visual Arts 3
  Concentration Subject 1 3
  Concentration Subject 2 3
    151

Minimum Entry Requirements - CSEC/GCE/SSC

Mathematics 

- Social Studies 

- 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 only in Mathematics is accepted for this programme



Duration of Programme

4 years - Full Time

5 years - Part Time

 

Minimum Credits required - 135

 

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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