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Early Childhood Education
For Early Childhood candidates these include courses such as Child Growth and Development, Strategies in Early Childhood Pedagogy 1 and others.

Career Opportunities

 

  • Early Childhood Educator (Basic, Preparatory or Lower Primary School)
  • Education Officer
  • Ministry of Education Personnel
  • School Principal

 

Entry Requirements

  •  Five CXC/GCE subjects inclusive of English A, Mathematics, 1 Science subject, 1 Social Science and one (1) other at proficiency Level 1-3/A-C.
  • NCTVET level III qualifications in Early Childhood as one of the 5 subjects required for matriculation
  • Other requirements as stipulated by the Teachers Colleges of Jamaica (TCJ)
Duration

This programme lasts for four (4) years.

Application Forms are available from at the Front Office or online at www.moneaguecollege.edu.jm

Courses

The degree is comprised of a minimum of 135 credits. The number and distribution of credits are determined by the particular programmes.

Programme Structure

Component Approximate number of credits
General Education 27
Professional Studies 40
Specialization 62
Electives 6

 

General Education courses and professional courses are done by all teacher education groups some of these are:Communication I & II, The Emerging Professional, and Classroom Management, and Strategies of Teaching and Learning.

Specialization includes courses of the major/specialization being done.

For Early Childhood candidates these include courses such as Child Growth and Development, Strategies in Early Childhood Pedagogy 1 and others.

Electives are courses chosen by the candidates from a group approved courses.