Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
New Zealand Tertiary College Limited
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?
Our aim is for graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) program who are well educated and well informed about educational values, theories and practices, morally responsible for their own decisions and for the nature of the education that they provide and responsible for acting wisely. They will demonstrate intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour; engage in self-directed learning; demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the ideas, principles, concepts, chief research methods and problem-solving techniques of a recognised major subject; demonstrate skills needed to acquire, understand and assess information from a range of sources; and, demonstrate communication and collaborative skills
Key Information for Students
Applicants must meet University Entrance requirements or equivalent. The College selection panel assesses the ability of all applicants for the Bachelor of 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.
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.
Examples of related scholarships
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board: Sister Grace Scholarship
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board
Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship (Māori Trustee)
Te Tumu Paeroa - The Maori Soldiers Trust
Generally between $1,000 and $3,000.
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.
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.