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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Education in Information Technology


The B.Ed. in Information Technology is a programme for aspiring teachers who wish to become professionally certified as IT teachers at the secondary level. The programme of study consists of specialist courses for teachers of IT, a core of education courses which provides the essential foundation for any programme in education, and content courses offered in the Department of Computing. An immersive practicum experience prepares the student-teacher for their profession. The programme is intended to stimulate students’ commitment to lifelong learning and continuous professional development. This programme provides a basis for entry into a range of Master’s of Education programmes, such as in Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Measurement, and Teacher Education.

  • Listing ID: 4312
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Humanities and Education
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 01 Education- 011 Education- 0114 Teacher Training with Subject Specialization
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I-III) or GCE O-Level subjects which include: compulsory - English Language AND Two units of CAPE, at least one in the intended area of specialization (Information Technology or Computer Science)
  • Number of Credits: 90
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