Bachelor of Education in Primary Education (B.Ed)

General

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 January 2018

About the School

The International University of the Caribbean (IUC) is an institution which draws on a long tradition of experience in the field of education and represents one of the most insightful responses to the ... Read More

The International University of the Caribbean (IUC) is an institution which draws on a long tradition of experience in the field of education and represents one of the most insightful responses to the realities and challenges of the Caribbean. Read less