Institute of Technology or PolytechnicToi Ohomai Institute of Technology
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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
This teaching degree prepares you to work as a trained teacher in early childhood education. Once you graduate, you’ll be able to apply for your teacher registration. And our graduates are in demand! Enthusiastic, motivated students often get job offers following their placements.
During your study you'll learn the principles of the national early childhood curriculum, Te Whariki. You'll deepen your understanding of child development and cultural diversity.
Biculturalism is embedded into the course and during the three years you build on your understanding and appreciation of the concepts of te ao Maori (Maori world view) and matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge).
As part of the course you spend time working at an early childhood centre – we find the placements for you! With supervision from qualified teachers you develop your confidence in planning for, and documenting, children’s learning, and prepare yourself for professional practice.
Our graduates are in demand, and enthusiastic, motivated students often get job offers following their placements.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
Additional qualifications included:
Application for registration as a teaching in early childhood education.
TOPICS YOU'LL COVER
If you have already completed the Diploma in Early Childhood Education, you can finish this course in two years.
English Language requirements:
You must have an overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7.0 with no band less than 7.0 (Academic).