The Master of Arts in Teacher Education and Teacher Development aims to help teacher educators and teacher leaders acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to participate in the delivery of good teacher education and development. The programme is designed to improve the quality of teacher education and teacher development in Jamaica and the Caribbean through the preparation of educators who will have acquired the requisite pedagogical training, as well as the practical and theoretical knowledge to become high quality teacher educators and leaders.
A first degree at or above the Lower Second Honours Level; or a grade point average equivalent to a B or above; and
A professional qualification in teaching such as a postgraduate diploma or certificate, or an approved equivalent.
Applicants with a U.W.I. B. Ed. degree gained before the honours classifications were introduced (between 1970 -1985), must have a minimum of B grade average. Applicants who graduated before 1970 must have a minimum of B in their research study.
Applicants with a Pass Degree will be considered only in exceptional cases where the candidate’s professional experience and performance suggest further intellectual development. Such special applications are subject to the approval of the Board for Graduate Studies.
Duration: Two Years