Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) in New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC)

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC)

Campus: Christchurch, Auckland

Duration: 3 Years

Intake: February and March

*Fee: NZ$22,000.00 (10, 00,300) per year

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Get prepared for a rewarding career by becoming an early childhood teacher.

The courses of this program are systematic:

Stage 1

  1. Becoming a Professional Early Childhood Teacher
  2. Holistic Development in the Early Years
  3. Early Years Pedagogy
  4. Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Education
  5. Assessment, Planning and Teaching
  6. Social Competence in Early Childhood
  7. Field Practice 1

Stage 2

  1. Language, Literacy and the Creative Arts
  2. Infants and Toddlers
  3. Mathematics, Science and Technology
  4. Growing Teachers as Leaders
  5. Families, Community and Society
  6. Tiriti-Based Early Childhood Education
  7. Field Practice 2

Stage 3

The approach of the curriculum:

  1. Be efficient in teaching as Leaders
  2. Get inclusive Early Childhood Education
  3. Learn to teach with the intention of learning
  4. Workout teaching as form of Inquiry
  5. Be an ethical teacher
  6. Field Practice 3

Field Practice – In which a student need to cover 20 weeks for Full-Time Practice on Field as per the placements organised for the students during the course.

  1. Four-Week Block Stage 1
  2. Four-Week Block Stage 2 and Stage 3
  3. 12 Weeks in a Home Centre
  4. 8 Weeks in another Centre

Mode of learning – Blended Learning

Career Outcomes:

  • Early Childhood Teacher/Educator
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their +2 and desire to become a teacher in future may apply for Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) at NZTC.

    English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS Academic – 6.0 Overall Band Score not less than 5.5

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