Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) in Early Childhood Education in University of Otago

Last Updated on April 19, 2021 by West Highlander

University of Otago

Campus: Dunedin

Duration: 3 Years

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$25,109.00 (11,41,661) per year

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Description:

This is a 3 –Year Degree registered at Level 7 which makes the graduates eligible to work as registered Teacher in NZ.

Early Childhood Education: It includes papers that address the issues occurring in teaching at professional level; the focus is on theory, subjects and practical teaching.

In the initial year:

EDUCATION STUDIES:

  1. Education and Society
  2. Human Development

CURRICULUM STUDIES:

  1. Exploring Curriculum
  2. The Languages of Children

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES AND PRACTICE

  1. The Practice of Early Childhood Teaching
  2. From Personal to Professional
  3. Subject Studies
  4. Subject Study
  5. Competency Tests
  6. ICT Competency Test
  7. Literacy Competency Test
  8. Mathematics Competency Test (ECE/Secondary)

In the Second Year:

EDUCATION STUDIES

  1. The Institutions of Childhood
  2. Curriculum Studies
  3. Weaving Curriculum
  4. People Under Three
  5. Te Ohonga Ake o ngā Marautanga
  6. Professional Studies and Practice
  7. Relationships and the Practice of Teaching
  8. Relationships in Inclusive Settings
  9. Subject Studies
  10. Subject Study

In the Finial Year:

EDUCATION STUDIES

  1. Contemporary Understandings of Young Children as Learners
  2. Curriculum Studies
  3. Living Curriculum
  4. Debating Curriculum

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES AND PRACTICE

  1. Professional Inquiry in(to) Practice 1
  2. Professional Inquiry in(to) Practice 2
  3. Politics, Policy, and the Profession

Career Outcomes:

  • Professional Teacher
  • Educator
  • Counsellor
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    Eligibility Criteria:

    Academic

    The students having +2 completed are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) in Early Childhood Education at University of Otago.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic: 6.5 not less than 6.0
    2. TOEFL Internet-based TOEFL: 95; Paper-based TOEFL score of 587 (TWE 4.5);
    3. PTE Academic – Overall score of 64 with not less than 57 in Communication Skills

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