Shortwood Teachers' College
Founded in 1885 as part of the package of widespread social, economic and political reforms spearheaded by Sir John Peter Grant who was appointed Governor of Jamaica after 1865.
The College has gone beyond offering a three-year diploma in teaching. The College, in collaboration with the University of the West Indies, and with the support of the Ministry of Education Youth and Culture now offers a Bachelor's degree programme in Early Childhood Education.
August 2000 saw the start of a Master's degree programme in Early Childhood Education, offered jointly by the College and the University of South Florida. The College maintains a high standard of academic performance and discipline.
We are pleased to know of your interest in Shortwood Teachers' College. Below are information of the programmes offered.
- Masters of Arts in Early Childhood Education a collaboration with University of South Florida
- Masters of Arts in Teaching Family & Consumer Sciences (Home Economics)
- Bachelor of Education in Teaching (four year full time)
- Bachelors in Education Degree (Completion Programme 3+1)
- Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education in collaboration with the University of the West Indies (Mona) - full and part-time
- Diploma in Teaching Early Childhood Education (part time)
- Certificate in Advanced Studies in Family & Consumer Sciences (Home Economics)
- The Post-Graduate Diploma Programme (Professional Studies)
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