Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
Providing essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles, this degree focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education, exploring current issues and trends without the requirement of practice.
AT A GLANCE
Method of learning:
Courses are divided up into three stages of study. Each stage is a full-time study year of 40 weeks.
|BEd111||Introduction to Early Childhood Education|
|BEd112||Professional Studies 1|
|BEd113||Early Childhood Research 1|
|BEd114||Early Childhood Writing and Research 1|
|BEd121||Play as a Framework for Learning|
|BEd122||Planning and Learning|
|BEd131||Lifespan Studies 1|
|BEd132||Positive Child Guidance|
|BEd141||Te Ao Māori|
|BEd211||Values, Beliefs and Practice|
|BEd212||Professional Studies 2|
|BEd213||Early Childhood Research 2|
|BEd214||Early Childhood Writing and Research 2|
|BEd221||Early Childhood Curriculum 1|
|BEd222||Early Childhood Curriculum 2|
|BEd231||Lifespan Studies 2|
|BEd232||Learning and Behaviour|
|BEd241||Bicultural Education/Matauranga ā Rua|
|BEd312||Leadership in Early Childhood|
|BEd315||Investigation in Early Childhood Education|
|BEd331||Lifespan Studies 3: Contemporary Perspectives|
|BEd341||Multicultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education|
|BEd342||Early Childhood Issues and Trends|
All students will be required to:
- Engage in online discussions
International students will also be required to:
- Attend tutorials for a minimum of 4 hours per week throughout the program
For more information on the modes listed above, refer to the Modes of learning page
New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for the following postgraduate programs. Entry criteria will apply.
You may also be eligible to apply for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) which upon completion results in eligibility to apply for New Zealand teacher registration. Entry criteria will apply.