Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Teacher Education: Early Childhood (Pre-Service)

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$7,730

over 1 Year - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The qualification aims to prepare teachers who teach and lead with excellence in early childhood education and incorporates key characteristics which ensure that graduates receive a balanced, integrated program of study. The program aims relate to the following areas of learning: Communities of Learning (He iwi whanui o te matauranga) Knowledge (Matauranga) Skills (Pukenga) Values and Beliefs (Whakapono) Critical Inquiry and Research (Maramatanga) Scholarship (Mohiotanga) Digital information literacy (Matakopae matauranga)

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: Applicants must have: a New Zealand Diploma of Teaching (Primary) Level 7 or a Bachelor's degree at Level 7 or higher qualification. The College selection panel assesses the ability of all applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) Level 7 to meet the good character, 'Graduating Teacher Standards' and 'Fit to be a Teacher' guidelines of the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. An offer of a place is made subject to a satisfactory police check. Applicants for whom English is a second language and Te Reo Maori is not their first language must provide evidence of an Academic IELTS score issued within the last two years of at least 7.0 in each component of the test . IELTS scores may be combined from two or more tests as long as on one test a minimum of 6.0 overall and 5.5 in each component is achieved.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $7,730 $7,730
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $11,749 $11,749
Total $19,479 $19,479

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

Successful course completions 94%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $52,413
Earnings range $43,614 - $56,549
In employment 85%
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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Scholarship information

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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Waikato-Tainui Tertiary Education Grants

Provided by:

Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust - Grants Officer

Website:

http://www.waikatotainui.com/

Value:

Contribution towards tuition fees only

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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: (09) 520 4000
Fax: (09) 520 4020
Email: info@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nztertiarycollege.ac.nz


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Auckland

Level 2
1 Marewa Road
Greenlane
Auckland

Mumbai/India

No 202, Makhija Chambers
2nd Floor, 196 Turner Road (Guru Nanak Marg)
Bandra (W)
Mumbai

Christchurch

Units 12 & 13
114 Sawyers Arms Road
Papanui
Christchurch

Fuzhou, China

Fujian Preschool Education College
Liming Shangquan, Gulou
Fuzhou
Fujian

Worldwide

Offshore Program Delivery - Worldwide

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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