Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) in New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC)

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC)

Campus: Christchurch

Duration: 1.33 Years

Intake: February and March

*Fee: NZ $29,500 for the entire course

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Through this Graduate Diploma you gain expertise in the area of Early Childhood Education. This program features practical component, hands on learning, work while studying. On completion of this course students become eligible for New Zealand Teacher Registration.

The course content includes:

  1. The Professional Early Childhood Teacher
  2. Pedagogy for Infants
  3. Toddlers and Young Children
  4. Tiriti-based Early Childhood Education
  5. Teaching as Inquiry, Learning and Development in the Early Years
  6. The Early Childhood Curriculum, Planning, Assessment
  7. Self-Review in Early Childhood Education
  8. Inclusive Early Childhood Practice,Early Childhood Teachers as Leaders
  9. Field Practice

In Field Practice, you get to practice within 14 weeks.

This program is supported by Blended Learning.

Career Outcomes:

  • Early Childhood Teacher/Educator
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelors and desire to become a teacher in future may apply for Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

    English Proficiency Score:

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

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