Early Childhood Care and Education - Teacher (Full Time)
The philosophical context of the Early Childhood Teacher Training Curriculum falls within the Ministry of Education philosophical framework for the establishment of a quality education system by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.
Who is this programme for?
This programme is mounted for persons involved in teaching pre-schoolers with little or no formal training or young persons wanting to become pre-school teachers.
Classes are Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
When will the programme start?
This programme starts in August and normally runs for Two (2) years.
Applicants should normally have five (5) '0' Levels (or equivalent), including English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects, or mature students who do not strictly meet the academic requirements but have five (5)' years or more experience in the field.
Course of Study
Year One/ Introductory Year
History and Philosophy of ECCE
Language and Communication
Methodology and Curriculum
Administration of an ECE Centre
Social and Environmental Studies
Health and Family Life Education
Parent Community Interaction
Year Two/ Final Year
Internship – Assessment of teaching including monthly professional development seminars and parent community project.