The Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) will be offering Teacher Training programmes for eligible applicants who are desirous of pursuing a career in Teaching.

Apply online at https://education.gov.gy/cpce2020

Downloadable forms can be accessed from here: CPCE 2020 Application Form (PDF)
Hard copies can be had from CPCE centres, and Regional Education Departments. (Drop boxes are available at these locations.)

Upon completion of your studies at CPCE, you are expected to serve the people and GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA for a specified contractual period. YOU WILL BE PLACED AT A SCHOOL IN ANY PART OF GUYANA WHERE THERE IS NEED FOR YOUR SERVICE.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants for all programmes must be at least sixteen (16) years of age at the time of application.
  • A minimum of five (5) CSEC subjects, grades 1 and 2, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Qualifications in Information Communication Technology will be an asset.
  • Preferably, students with CAPE/Advanced Qualifications, Associate Degrees and Bachelor’s Degrees.

A. PROGRAMME 1

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN EDUCATION (TWO-YEAR)

SPECIALISATIONS

  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • PRIMARY EDUCATION

NB: Applicants for the Early Childhood and Primary Education Programmes MUST have obtained passes in ALL FOUR CORE AREAS - Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and English.

  • SECONDARY
    Subject disciplines: Agricultural Science, Business Studies, English, Home Economics, Industrial Technology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Science and Social Studies.

NB: Applicants for the Secondary Specialisation (with the exception of Mathematics) must have obtained passes in at least TWO areas within the subject discipline to be pursued.

Applicants who are desirous of pursing Agricultural Science must have at minimum, Grade 1 or 2 CSEC Double Award or Grade 1, Single Award and Grade 1 or 2 in Biology or Chemistry.

Priority for Programme 1 would be given to applicants who are:

  1. From riverine and hinterland areas.
  2. Male
  3. Currently serving in the Education System.

Other applicants will be selected based on the needs of the Administrative Region in which they intend to serve following successful completion of their studies.

B. PROGRAMME 2

  • TRAINED TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE (THREE-YEAR)

NB: Available ONLY in Regions 1, 7, 8 and 9.

SPECIALISATIONS

  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • PRIMARY EDUCATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must possess at minimum, Four (4) CSEC subjects, including Mathematics and English or equivalent. Successful completion of the CPCE Teacher Upgrading Programme would be accepted.

C. PROGRAMME 3

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN EDUCATION (ONE-YEAR)

SPECIALISATION:

  • TECHNICAL TEACHER EDUCATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must possess the following minimum requirements:

  • The Guyana Technical Education Examination (GTEE) Technician Certificate Part II or equivalent;
  • Evidence of at least two hundred (200) hours of post industrial experience.
  • iii) Evidence of a pass in English Language at CSEC or equivalent.

Deadline for drop-in application is Thursday, December 31, 2020.

The online portal will be closed at midnight on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

NB: Only applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be CONTACTED.