Sam Sharpe Teachers' College

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B.Ed. in Early Childhood Education (JBTE)

This Programme prepares students to teach children from birth to 8 years. Recognizing the complex nature of the stages within the first 8 years of a child’s life, the programme has a strong focus on helping children develop physical, intellectual and social skills through play and the aesthetics. The programme allows one to understand a child’s development. Students will be prepared through field work to interact with parents and the community to help them understand the strong link between parent, community, child and school. Creativity, flexibility and self-motivation are hallmarks of this programme.

B.Ed. in Primary Education (JBTE)

This programme incorporates courses and subjects which prepare students to teach pupils between the ages of 8-12 years, that is, from grades 3-6. In order to be certified as a primary teacher, a student will be required to complete successfully – courses in Education, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Religious Education, Art & Craft, Music and Physical Education, Practicum and Personal Development. Courses in Personal Development are mandatory and seek to groom students to be confident leaders in Social and Community Life.

B.Ed. in School Counselling (JBTE)

The Guidance and Counselling programme prepares students to function as counsellors in a variety of employment settings, being knowledgeable of basic psychological sciences.

B.Ed. in Secondary Education (JBTE)

The Secondary Programme prepares students to teach specified subjects to adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17, that is from Grades 7 to 13 or Forms I to 6.

B.Ed. in Special Education (JBTE)

The Special Education Programme equips students with practical skills in assessment and intervention strategies for learners with special needs in general and special education classrooms through early intervention for at risk students in the general education systems.