Early childhood education success stories

Early childhood education student and graduate profiles

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.

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Edward Ashton

Edward Ashton’s decision to pursue a career in early childhood education allowed him to live out a life-long dream to teach, inspire and support younger generations.

Master of Early Childhood Education

Mani Singh

NZTC master’s student Mani Singh hopes to use her learnings to empower early childhood teachers and young children in India.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (ECE)

Saranya Thyagarajan

When Saranya Thyagarajan was promoted to Centre Manager at KiwiLearners, she decided to pursue a postgraduate qualification to upskill in areas that would support her new role.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Michael Wong

NZTC student Michael Wong enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE) to pursue his dream of guiding small children on their learning journey.

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)

Malinda Williams

Malinda Williams enrolled to study a Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) after discovering her true passion – teaching young children.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Charlotte Taylor

An early childhood scholarship opportunity at NZTC enabled Charlotte to further her studies earlier than anticipated.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (ECE)

Shweta Prabhakar

After meeting with an NZTC representative in India, Shweta Prabhakar made the decision to move to New Zealand to further her studies with the college.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching (ECE)

Lou Guinares

A career in sport evolved to include a career in early childhood education for Olympic weightlifter Lou Guinares.