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, or be able to demonstrate to our satisfaction that they have the skills and ability to study at a tertiary level. 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. The programme prepares student teachers to understand and meet the expectations outlined in Ngā Tikanga Matatika mō te Haepapa Ngaotanga, Our Code , Our Standards and the values that underpin them.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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