Shortwood Teachers’ college is an ecofriendly institution training males and females for the teaching profession and offering degrees in education accredited for the early childhood, primary and secondary education levels.
This institution is also a Green Business that has been accredited by NEPA 2022-2023 for gold in environmental awareness and training and silver in waste management, water efficiency, chemical management and energy efficiency.
Shortwood Teachers’ College was founded on September 28, 1885 by the Rt. Rev. Enos Nutall, then Archbishop of the West Indies. The College originally known as Jamaica Women’s College opened as a female training institution. Shortwood became co-educational in 2001.
Shortwood Teachers’ College is a teacher training institution that prepares students for the education sector. The college is currently led by Claudette Barrett-March, PhD. She, along with the other members of her management team, direct the academic and administrative activities of the College.