Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Be able to work effectively with young children their parents, families and whanau
Be knowledgeable about current early childhood education and care practices, curricula and technologies
Be able to think critically and engage in transformative, equitable teaching practices
Understand the importance of the people, places and things that children value
Be committed to sustainable communities
Understand how bicultural, multicultural, social and political contexts influence teaching and learning
Be able to plan for a safe, high quality teaching and learning environment
Be able to engage in professional debate
Be able to work with a range of theories, research and pedagogy
Acknowledge and respect the dual cultural heritages of Aotearoa New Zealand
Have an in depth understanding of the ethical, legal and professional responsibilities of teaching.
Key Information for Students
1. Under 20 years At least 42 credits at level 3, including a minimum of 14 credits in each of two subjects from the approved subjects list, one of which must be a language rich* subject; with a further 14 credits from not more than two additional domai
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||$39,236 - $51,821|
|In further study||13%|
|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.