Early childhood education success stories

Early childhood education student and graduate profiles

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Binumon Thanangattu

With support from the College’s international student services, Binumon Thanangattu quickly adapted to Kiwi living after his move from India and now feels at home in New Zealand.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Marion van Acker

Studying with NZTC has helped Marion van Acker attain and thrive in leadership roles.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Angeline Chettiar

For Angeline, studying at NZTC was a way to earn an international qualification to support the work experience she had already gained overseas.

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) Upgrade

Bev Book

With an impressive work history in early childhood education, Bev Book believes that her NZTC degree is a selling point on her CV.

Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 5) 

Danielle Jones

Danielle Jones shares her experience with NZTC and how she balanced her study commitments with an elite sporting career.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) 

Cloyd D’Mello

For musician and former Mumbai resident Cloyd D’Mello, a desire to take his skills in a new direction led him to the life-changing decision to study early childhood education in New Zealand.

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)

Rebecca Warnock

For Rebecca Warnock, the flexibility of studying online meant that she could use her learnings in her everyday teaching practice.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) 

Priyanka Mathur

“Watching children grow and question things is so rewarding. No two days are ever the same. I could never have an office job!”

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) 

James Lochead-MacMillan

Enthusiastic and enterprising, New Zealand Tertiary College has been honoured to help this former health and safety advisor find his place in early childhood education.

From strength to strength: a staff interview

Lecturers Ra and Roimata talk to us on the eve of their graduation