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Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) New Zealand Tertiary College

New Zealand


Course info


This qualification prepares students for a rewarding career in the field of early childhood teaching. NZTC students gain the skills and knowledge needed to practice with confidence in a diverse socio-cultural context and are eligible to apply for New Zealand teacher registration with the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.


Stage 1

  • Becoming a Professional Early Childhood Teacher
  • Holistic Development in the Early Years
  • Early Years Pedagogy
  • Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Education
  • Assessment, Planning and Teaching
  • Social Competence in Early Childhood
  • Field Practice 1

Stage 2

  • Language, Literacy and the Creative Arts
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Growing Teachers as Leaders
  • Families, Community and Society
  • Tiriti-Based Early Childhood Education
  • Field Practice 2

Stage 3

  • Curriculum Approaches
  • Teachers as Leaders
  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education
  • Intentional Teaching for Learning
  • Teaching as Inquiry
  • The Ethical Teacher
  • Field Practice 3

Field Practice

You will be required to complete 20 weeks of full-time Field Practice placements during the course of the degree program. This will consist of one four-week block in Stage 1 and two four-week blocks in Stage 2 and Stage 3. A total of 12 weeks can be carried out in a Home Centre (the main centre, at which you may already be employed) and eight weeks in a different centre.

Further study pathways

New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) you may be eligible to apply for the following postgraduate programs. Entry criteria will apply.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Master of Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Mode of learning

Blended Learning - This mode of learning blends the flexibility of online learning with face-to-face learning and practical experience, including tutorials, block courses, supervised field practice and work experience.

Students can start on any Monday.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

Online/Distance with attendence (3 years)

Tuition fees

NZ$24,000.00 (12,64,111) per year




Auckland offices

NZTC Office,

Level 2, 1 Marewa Road,



1051, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

All applicants must:

  • Have University Entrance via either NCEA or CIE OR achieved an equivalent overseas high school diploma
  • Demonstrate your ability to meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand's Good Character and Fit to be Teacher Policy (2007) criteria
  • Declare any physical or learning disability, or diverse needs that may impact on your performance as a student

International students are required to provide proof of their English language competency by meeting the language criteria defined in Rule 18 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 for a level 7 qualification.

Please Note:

Credit for prior formal learning may be awarded towards this qualification at the discretion of the College

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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