Shortwood Teacher’s College Admission Entry Requirements 2022/2023

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Shortwood Teacher College Admission Requirements 2022/2023 for all courses – The Shortwood Teacher’s College programmes entry requirements for the 2022/2023 academic year has been released.

Shortwood Teacher's College Admission Requirements

The management of the Shortwood Teacher’s College has released the Intake entry requirements for successful admission into the undergraduate and postgraduate (Degree, Ph.D., Masters, Diploma, Certificate, Short Course, and Non-Degree) programmes respectively for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Shortwood Teacher’s College Admission Requirements

Interested students may apply to any of the Shortwood Teacher’s College Courses at any time and are admitted subject to fulfilling all Shortwood Teacher’s College admission entry requirements for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Centre of Occupational Studies (COS) – Full-Time Entry Requirements

  • holders of Level 2 NVQJ/CVQ or CAP Level 2
  • employees, self-employed individuals

OR

Individuals with three (3) CSEC subjects including Food and Nutrition, Mathematics and English A.

NB: Holders of CAP Level 2 receive sponsorship from the MoEYI.

Post Graduate Diploma (Part-time) Entry Requirements

This programme is for individuals who hold a Bachelor’s Degree and wish to access professional/education courses (except Social Studies and Early Childhood Education)

Advanced Credit Programme Secondary (Part-time)

Programme Duration:

Two (2) Years Full-Time or Three (3) Years Part-Time

Programme Offering:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education

Options –  Secondary Eduction:

  • Geography/ History/Social Studies
  • Human Ecology (formerly Home Economics)
  • Language Arts (English Language/Literature)
  • Mathematics Education
  • Modern Languages (French and Spanish)
  • Science and Environmental Education

This programme is for individuals who hold a diploma in teaching and wish to upgrade to the Bachelor’s degree.

NB: The Advanced Credit programme Early Childhood Education/Secondary are part time programmes. But some students access on a full-time basis.

Bachelor of Education in Teaching – Secondary (Mathematics – Part-time)

Duration of Programme – 5 Years Part-time

Applicants must have obtained a Grade I or II pass in mathematics and at least four (4)  other subjects, including English Language  at grades I, II or III at the CSEC General Proficiency level or five subjects a Grade A or B at GCE O’ level.

Bachelor of Education in Teaching – Early Childhood (Five Years Part-time)

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are five (5) subjects, including English Language, Mathematics & a Science subject at the CSEC General Proficiency Level, Grade I or II (or Grade III obtained since 1998), or 5 subjects at the GCE ‘O’ level, Grade A, B, or C. Equivalent qualifications are also accepted.

Goals of the Programme

In recognising the critical role Early Childhood Education plays in laying the foundation for all other levels of education and acknowledging the role of the teacher in teaching and learning, this Bachelor in Education (ECE) programme aims to create the environment in which the student teacher can develop the requisite knowledge, skills and dispositions to become confident, competent teachers with the ability to facilitate the development of young children from birth to eight years.

City and Guild (For untrained teachers & practitioners)

Programme Offering:

  • Food Preparation
  • Food and Beverage Service & Housekeeping

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be at least 16 years old and should possess the following:

  • A minimum of two (2) subjects at CSEC, GCE O’Levels, SSC or equivalent qualification.

Bachelor of Education in Teaching (Four Year full-time)

The College offers training for the Four-Year Degree programme in Teaching. There are three (3) levels of teacher preparation:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education

Options:

  • Geography/ History/Social Studies
  • Human Ecology (formerly Home Economics)
  • Language Arts (English Language/Literature/Literacy)
  • Mathematics Education
  • Modern Languages (French and Spanish)
  • Science and Environmental Education

The teaching approach will be both learner-centred and interactive. It is intended to focus on practice and application and to encourage reflective and analytic classroom strategies leading to a strengthened knowledge base. Students will be helped to take a problem-solving approach to teaching and to use critical judgment in applying principles of teaching and learning. The programme is structured to aid the development of effective citizenship and leadership potential in graduates.

General Entry Requirements

General entry requirements are five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics at the CSEC General Proficiency Level, Grade 1, 11 or 111 (obtained since June 1998) or subjects at the GCE ‘O’ Level, Grade A, B, or C. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

Students applying for the Early Childhood Education programme must have

  • A science subject
  • A physical science subject (Religious Education, Social Studies, History or Geography)
  • Visual Arts

Students applying for a Secondary Education programme must have obtained a Grade I or II at the CSEC General Proficiency level or a Grade A or B at GCE, in the areas in which they wish to specialize and at least three other subjects. Applicants with CAPE qualifications will have a distinct advantage in being accepted.

Primary Education

Students of this specialization will be exposed to all areas of the primary curriculum. They are required in the second year to select an area of focus from the following Exploratory Core Specialisation:
– Mathematics and Science
– Language Arts and Spanish
– Language Arts and Social Studies
The Specialist Teacher Model of this programme is being implemented out of the need to improve the teaching and learning experiences of our Primary level students. Specialist teaching at the primary level involves teachers teaching one or two areas of the curriculum.

Advanced Placement

Students with tertiary level training may be granted exemptions where applicable.

Application Procedures

Apply online at http://stcoll.edu.jm/admissions/first-time-applicant/ (there is no cost to apply online)

OR

Obtain an application form from http://stcoll.edu.jm/student-services/forms/application-form/

or at the Students’ Affairs Office:

Shortwood Teachers’ College
77 Shortwood Road
Kingston 8

  • Make payment of application fee ($500.00 non-refundable) at the Accounts Department.
  • Complete and return application form with proof of payment to:

The Registrar
Shortwood Teachers’ College
77 Shortwood Road
Kingston 8

  • Each form should be accompanied by the following:
    • Copy of examination certificates (take originals for verification)
    • Copy of birth certificate (take original for verification)
    • Copy of marriage certificate, where applicable (take original for verification)
    • Two passport sized photographs notarised by a Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or Principal as being a true photograph of you.
    • Two professional recommendations (originals only) obtained within the last six (6) months
    • Attend an interview (applicants must be professionally dressed)
    • Medical examination by college doctor

    Opening hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays

For more information and inquiries about Shortwood Teacher’s College admission entry requirements, you can contact the Shortwood Teacher’s College by visiting the institution’s official website or campus.

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