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Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education): Tohu Paetahi Whakaakoranga (ECE)

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

Applicants need to meet certain academic entry requirements and be competent in one of the languages of the national curriculum - English or Māori.

Be at least 17 years old (18 years old if you are an international student).

Under 20 years of age will need University Entrance (UE) or equivalent.

If 20 years of age or over, need to demonstrate that they have the ability to study at a tertiary level.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This three-year full-time degree is a pathway to a teaching career in the early childhood sector.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ernest William File Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships



$2,000 each

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Whanganui Trust Scholarships and Education Grants

Provided by:

Whanganui Trust - The Secretary



Up to $500 (see "Additional Information").

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 473 4672
Fax: (04) 473 7295

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