Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Incorporated
Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Teachers value children as taonga, respect children's interests and support their dispositions to learn.
Teachers know how to teach:
Teachers are self-aware, conscious of how their beliefs influence their teaching, curious, playful and creative; persistent and resilient, inquiring and critically aware, culturally aware and competent in cross cultural ECE settings, collaborative and inclusive, provide healthy, safe, inclusive environments, reflective practitioners, respectful of the rights of other through responsive, reciprocal relationships, act professionally, honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the Aotearoa/New Zealand context, uphold their professional Code of Ethics, apply their pedagogical knowledge and practical skills, apply child development and learning theory, and research to their practice, implement child-centred pedagogy processes using Te Whariki, apply content/domain knowledge in practice, are articulate advocates for social justice.
Key Information for Students
Open to domestic and internationals graduates with, at a minimum, a relevant Level 7 diploma or bachelor's degree, or NZQA approved equivalent. An applicant whose first or primary language is other than English or te reo Maori will be required to have attained a band score of 7 or higher for each component of the academic IELTS undertaken within the preceeding 2 years
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$43,614 - $56,549|
|In further study||10%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.