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

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.

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

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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