Early childhood education news

Early childhood education news

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Environment in focus at recent NZTC Block Courses

ECE students supported with skills and knowledge to increase children’s environmental understanding.

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High NZTC completion rates reinforce college’s commitment to students

NZTC’s completion rates exceed the national university and TEO average.

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Chinese student’s journey from enforcement to education

Former Chinese Police Officer Eddy Wang is thriving as an international NZTC student in Christchurch.

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ECE graduates inspired to embrace messy play in India

NZTC India celebrated their largest graduating class to date.

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NZTC international students’ families join in glorious spring orientation

International students enjoyed guided orientations of their new cities.


NZTC community inspired to grow and lead by Global Leadership Summit

Staff and NZTC community members came together to gain insight and guidance at the college’s annual screenings.

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NZTC awarded third consecutive NZQA Category One status

NZTC’s Category 1 status renewed for another four years.
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NZTC celebrates with Vision, Heart, Competence and Spirit

The college takes time to reflect on NZTC’s core values through the annual tradition of Values Month.

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NZTC offers 75% ECE teacher scholarship to support campaign to attract teachers

NZTC steps up to support the ECE sector with a limited time scholarship opportunity.

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NZTC empowers teachers to grow and nurture te reo Māori

NZTC created resources to inspire and guide early childhood teachers to confidently nurture te reo Māori.


NZTC students’ learning enhanced by new online database

Students now have access to highly-regarded local academic database Informit A+ Education.


International students enjoy warm New Zealand welcome

Students from Asia, the Pacific and South America were treated to a special orientation full of NZTC Heart.