Bethlehem Moravian College

Institutional Profiles

Bethlehem Moravian CollegeEstablished: June, 1861

Name of Principal:Mrs. Yvonne E. Clarke
Board Chairperson:Mr. Lowel Morgan

School Organization:

Board of Management- Principal-Vice Principal, Administration; Vice Principal, Academics-Registrar- Bursar- Human Resource Manager- Operations Manager- Student Development Manager-Lecturers- Students Guild College is divided into nine academic departments. Recommendation is that the college be structured into faculties as of 2015/2016 Academic Year

Programmes being offered:
  • Bachelor of Education in:
    • Early Childhood Teacher Education
    • Primary Teacher Education
    • Secondary Teacher Education in:
    • Business Education (Accounts Major; Principles of Business Minor)
    • Business and Computer (Accounts Major; Computer Studies Minor)
    • Computer Studies Major
    • Office Systems Administration
    • English Language and Literature
    • History Major; Social Studies Minor
    • Bachelor of Education in Advanced Standing Programme (BEASP). This programme offers opportunities for holders of a Diploma in Teacher Education to upgrade to the Degree in Teacher Education.
  • Applied Associate of Science Degrees
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management (ADHTM)
    • Business Studies (ADBS)
    • Criminal Justice (ADCJ)
    • Management Information Systems (MIS)
    • Computer Servicing and Repairs
    • Early Childhood
    • Social Work
  • Career Advancement Programme (CAP). This programme is under the auspices of the Ministry of Education (MOE)/Human Employment and Resource Training-National Training Agency (HEART/NTA). It provides opportunities for high school leavers to develop technical skills in particular areas. Bethlehem offers programmes in Computer Repairs, Commis Chef and Tour Guide.
  • Continuing Education (Con. Ed). This programme affords the opportunity for high school leavers to gain the requisite qualification for entry into tertiary education.
  • Short Courses. This programme offers opportunities for members of the College and the wider Malvern Community to complete technical skills for personal and professional development. These courses are inclusive of:
    • Cake Baking and Decorating
    • Advanced Cake Baking and Decorating
    • Computer Repairs
    • Soft Furnishing

Registered Institutions

  • School Name:Bethlehem Moravian College (formally Bethlehem Teachers’ College)
  • Address:Malvern P. O., St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, W.I.
  • Telephone:+1 (876) 966 5293 +1 (876) 618 5999
  • Email address:bethlehem@cwjamaica.com
    bethlehemregistry@bmc.edu.jm
  • Website:www.bmc.edu.jm
Matriculation:

The matriculation requirements for the various programmes are
indicated in the Examination Bodies Handbook: Teachers’ Colleges of Jamaica (TCJ), Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ), University of the West Indies (UWI),HEART/NTA and their respective programme brochures. Accreditation granted by University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)

  • Gender:Co-educational
  • Age range of students:16- 43
  • Capacity:850
  • Enrolment: 610
  • Attendance Rate: 98%
  • Number of Lecturers: 62
NUMBER OF SUPPORT STAFF:
  • Administrative 37
  • Ancillary Staf:33
  • Contract Workers5
  • HEART Trainees: 2
  • Student to Lecturer Ratio: 1:15
  • Owned by:Moravian Church in Jamaica and Cayman Islands
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