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University of Technology, Jamaica - Post-Graduate Diploma in Education


The Postgrduate Diploma in Education (PDE) aims to provide learners with pedagogical/ andragogical skills as well as research literacy skills to serve as effective instructors in secondary and/or adult education in various specializations. the course focuses on sensitizing educators to the effect of the quality of the instructional process on learning outcomes. Integral to the process are professional attitudes and ethics as they contribute to the totality of performance.

This Course of study prepares individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and competence to function as: Lecturers, Teachers at various levels of the education system and Trainers.

  • Listing ID: 4684
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Education
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 01 Education- 011 Education- 0111 Education Science
  • Qualification Developer: School of Technical and Vocational Education, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: Applicants should possess at least a First Degree or the equivalent from a recognized, accredited institution. They should also possess evidence of being able to provide a teaching timetable to meet Practicum requirement of twelve (12) hours weekly for 12 weeks in an appropriate specialization at the secondary or tertiary level.
  • Number of Credits: 30
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