Early childhood education success stories

Early childhood education student and graduate profiles

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.

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.