Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (B.Ed)


Program Description

Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (B.Ed)

The Bachelor of Education (BEd.) Primary is a programme designed for teachers who wish to sharpen their teaching competencies in the area of primary education. The programme offers the flexibility of both full- time and part time studies and emphasizes the methodological aspects of the related subject areas which seek to bolster the years of experience garnered by classroom teachers.

Key Facts

  • 2-year completion: For persons with a recognised diploma or associate degree in the discipline – (60 credits minimum)
  • 4-year full time/Part time: For all other candidates – (120credits minimum)

Core Courses

  • Children's Literature
  • Communication Skills
  • Religious Studies
  • Fundamentals of Guidance and Counselling
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • English Usage
  • Early Childhood Education
  • General Science
  • Spanish
  • Instructional Technology
  • Testing and Measurement
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Principles of Teaching and Learning
  • Effective Behaviour Management
  • Visual Arts
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Curriculum Development

Entry Requirements

Persons with five (5) CSEC or GCE subjects, including English and Mathematics may gain entry to the full Bachelor's degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Primary Education Teacher
  • Ministry of Education worker
  • Guidance Counsellor
  • Lecturer

Scholarships are available

Last updated April 2019

About the School

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