Early childhood education success stories

Early childhood education student and graduate profiles

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Stéphane Zhang

Chinese student Stéphane Zhang aspires to make a global impact in early childhood education.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Kishanthi Pushparaja

Kishanthi Pushparaja’s dream to graduate is closer than ever as she enters the final year of her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education).

Master of Early Childhood Education

Engela Leevers

Engela Leevers changed from primary school teaching to early childhood teaching after seeing firsthand the impact pre-school education has on new entrants.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Pallavi Rawat

Pallavi Rawat designed children’s books, early childhood centres and billboards before finding her “dream role” as an Early Childhood Centre Administrator.

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Sarah Field

An ability to think critically and question the status quo led NZTC graduate Sarah Field’s Associate Teacher to describe her as the “best student she ever had”.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Eddy Wang

If you’d asked twenty-year old Eddy Wang what he’d be doing in ten years, he would never have predicted the life he is living now.

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Janice Pennells

NZTC graduate Janice Pennells is appreciative of the skills and knowledge she gained from her Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Orlene D’Cunha

Former software developer Orlene D’Cunha reached the high point of her study journey when she was called on stage at NZTC’s Auckland graduation ceremony to receive an award for Academic Excellence.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Pearl Madan

NZTC Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) graduate Pearl Madan shares how gaining practical experience while studying has supported her learning and practice.

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Simon Baker

For Simon Baker, it was his aspiration to follow in his father’s footsteps that led him to his dream career working in early childhood education.