Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
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?
Graduates will be critical, reflective practitioners who demonstrate knowledge and understanding of pedagogies and curriculum requirements for teaching in early childhood education settings. They will have developed relevant knowledge, skills and practice.
Key Information for Students
At least a three-year New Zealand teacher education (Primary) degree or diploma, or equivalent that meets Education Council requirements for registration as a teacher in New Zealand; or at least a three-year overseas teacher education (Primary) degree or diploma, or equivalent and be registered as a teacher with the Education Council; or a Bachelor's degree and approved Education Council qualification(s) and approved education courses of at least 30 credits; meet Education Council requirements for registration in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher; a Police vetting report and selection process applies.
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.