Shortwood Teachers' College77 Shortwood Rd Kingston 8 Jamaica
Shortwood Teachers' College is a Teacher Training Institution and was founded in 1885. Throughout the years, the College has offered programmes which prepare students to teach
in the Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary level education. In August 2000, the Primary programme was discontinued. Shortwood is the only teachers college that trains teachers of French and Spanish. In August 2001, male students were accepted. Classes in Information Technology are offered to all Year groups, and all students are given access to the internet.
The College has gone beyond offering a three-year diploma in teaching. The College in collaboration with the University of the West Indies and with the support of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture now offers Bachelor’s degree programs in Early Childhood and Secondary Education. August 2000 saw the start of a Master’s degree programme in Early Childhood Education, offered jointly by the College and the University of South Florida. The College maintains a high standard of academic performance and discipline Read more......Read less