The course serves as an introduction to the teacher preparation programs in Belize.  It is a beginning social foundations course for first year students who are considering teaching as a profession and who are seeking better understanding about the complexity and importance of education.  This course will provide students with an introduction to the field of education, focus primarily on the nature and importance of the teaching profession, and discuss the current challenges and requirements for the profession. It will enable students to explore the historical, social, cultural, philosophical and technological foundations of education in Belize.