Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

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NZTC has a 35 year history of empowering early childhood educators with comprehensive and professional programs.

All of the college’s programs are internationally recognised and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

Our qualifications range from certificate to master’s level with a number of them including elective Field Practice courses that can be studied by those wishing to pursue New Zealand teacher registration.

Our vision is to empower our students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs that will enable them to be effective early childhood educators. To fulfill our vision we aim to:

  • Deliver relevant and high quality academic training in early childhood education
  • Provide a stimulating, supportive learning environment for our students
  • Recognise the uniqueness of early childhood development in the life cycle
  • Create a learning environment that enables our students to realise their highest potential
  • Give our students practical skills for working in the early childhood sector
  • Recognise and appreciate that our students are uniquely gifted and their individuality should be respected
  • Educate our students to support the child's primary caregivers - the parents
  • Acknowledge that early childhood teachers can make a difference in the lives of young children and their families
  • Enable our students to be true professionals in their career

Early Childhood Education News

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Final weeks for special early childhood scholarships

Apply to study an NZTC undergraduate program before 20 December 2017.

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Christmas closure for NZTC

The college will close on Thursday 21 December and reopen on Monday 8 January.

Yolanda

South African teacher flourishing in ECE sector in NZ

A Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) has equipped Yolanda with the knowledge and skills to practice in NZ.