Caribbean Issues and Developments

Teacher Education in the Commonwealth

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The output of a regional teacher education seminar in Trinidad and Tobago in 1995. The objective was to examine developments locally and in other parts of the world, and determine priorities and projects for developing and strengthening teacher education in the Caribbean.



Jamaica: UWI, Mona Campus

The Faculty of Education, University of the West Indies, Mona is involved in all aspects of the preparation of teachers in Jamaica. The involvement is through two departments: the Department of Education Studies (DES) and the Teacher Education Development Department (TEDD). The former is responsible for training undergraduate (Certificate in Education and Bachelor of Education) and postgraduate (Diploma in Education) students; the latter supervises and moderates the training of non-graduate teachers in thirteen teacher training institutions in the island and in institutions in the Bahamas and Belize.


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