Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

Have University Entrance, an equivalent overseas high school qualification, or met the conditions for special admission; Demonstrate ability to meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand's Code of Professional Responsibility and the Standards for the Teaching Profession (2017) criteria; All students must meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand language requirements; International students must also meet the NZQA Rule 18 language requirements

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) is to give graduates the knowledge, skills and abilities in early childhood teacher education, with an understanding of bicultural and multicultural issues, which will enable them to gain New Zealand teacher certification, and employment as a registered teacher in New Zealand. Graduates will have reflective, leadership, communication and collaborative skills, and a capacity to apply evidence-based problem solving. They will demonstrate teaching strategies as effective early childhood education teachers, able to work, independently and as part of a team, in a range of early childhood settings, with diverse children, whānau and communities, including Māori and Pasifika.

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: (09) 520 4000
Fax: (09) 520 4020

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