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Master of Teaching Early Childhood Education

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


1.5 years


Use your existing qualification and experience to enter early childhood education with our Master of Teaching qualification.

Our Master's qualification lets you use your previous degree and gain practical experience. You’ll complete over 14 weeks of placements in early childhood centres, taking and applying theory straight to the classroom.

You’ll learn how to build and craft young minds to succeed in their learning with a mixture of papers across early childhood curriculum, becoming a teaching professional and the contexts and challenges of early childhood education.

New Zealand is constantly looking for more early childhood teachers so you will always be in demand. Enjoy a challenging career and become an everyday superhero to both parents and young children.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of: Master of Teaching Early Childhood Education


The Professional Practitioner: Te Tohunga

Teaching and Learning: Early Childhood Education Curriculum studies in Aotearoa New Zealand: Whakaako me te Ako: Te Akoranga Marautanga o te Matauranga Kohungahunga i Aotearoa

Practicum 1: Integrating theory with practice and practice with theory: Whakangungu 1: Te whatahi aria ki te whakangungu me te whatahi whakangungu ki te aria

Practicum 2: Sustaining Evidence-based Practice: Whakangungu 2: He Tohu Taunakitanga o te Whakangungu

Contexts and Challenges in Early Childhood Education: Nga Horopaki me nga Wero i te Matauranga Kohungahunga

Practitioner Research in Early Childhood Education Settings: Te Rangahau a te Tohunga i taiao o te Matauranga Kohungahunga

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Registered early childhood education teacher, Leader or manager in an early childhood setting, Resource teacher, Education advisor, Curriculum advisor/developer, Policy analyst/advisor, Facilitator, Professional development and in-service teacher educator, Centre manager/supervisor/team leader, Curriculum leader , Consultant and Researcher

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