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B.Ed in Primary Education

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A student pursuing the Bachelor of Primary Education degree develops a pedagogical template to creatively and scientifically engage students in the classroom on all subject matter and life skills. Students embark on a journey to transform and motivate young minds into leaders of the society while engaging in critical, analytical and reflective skills, inter and intrapersonal communication skills, classroom management, technology and the psychology of learning. A sample of courses required for the B.Ed in Primary Education is presented below. A total of 160 credit hours are required for successful completion of this programme.

  • Credits required for programme completion
    160
  • Length of programme
    4 years
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  • EDLA110: Introduction to English Grammar
    This course focuses on both English grammar and writing. It establishes the importance of English grammar and the conventions of writing and identifies writing as a process, art form and academic exercise. This course also encourages students to appreciate the correlation between the basic language skills as they facilitate various forms of communication.

  • EDLA170: Fundamentals of Conversational Spanish
    This is an introductory course that is designed for individuals who possess very little knowledge of the Spanish language. It introduces students to practical daily Spanish covering basic reading, writing, grammar, oral and listening skills necessary for performing basic activities such as taking a taxi, introducing oneself, shopping and writing personal letters. Required for students who do not have a Grade 1 or 2 O’ level pass in Spanish.

  • EDLA115: Academic Writing I
    This course focuses on both English grammar and writing. It establishes the importance of English grammar and the conventions of writing and identifies writing as a process, art form and academic exercise. This course also encourages students to appreciate the correlation between the basic language skills as they facilitate various forms of communication.

  • EDGS264: Integrated Science II
    This course is intended to build upon an existing science foundation through cognitive and practical activities, geared to develop and enhance scientific capability. Student teachers will be involved in the acquisition of skills, knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts in matter and material, the role of technology in solving real life problems, and the different forms of energy and their everyday application; thus proving that the primary school teacher could effectively make a positive difference in the teaching of science at the primary school.

Regular Admission

Five (5) CXC or O'level passes

Or three (3) CXC or O'level passes & Two (2) A'level passes 

Adult Admission 

Three (3) CXC or O'level passes* 

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