New Zealand Tertiary College

Introduction

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) has been providing comprehensive and professional programs to enable students to excel in their chosen field for 35 years. All of our qualifications are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and we deliver them not only throughout New Zealand but throughout the world with NZTC Global.

We have two Campuses in Auckland and Christchurch and an office in India to support our NZTC India initiative.

Unique Characteristics

NZTC’s unique characteristics, values and principles underpin everything we do, offering clear guidelines for who we are as a College and the commitment we offer to our communities:

  • NZTC is committed to enabling our students’ access to outstanding education offered via flexible technology-enhanced modes of learning that support lifelong learning journeys
  • Our values of Vision, Heart, Competence and Spirit are the core qualities reflected in the ways in which we teach, care, support and learn
  • Our qualification conceptual frameworks offer guiding principles of focus
  • Our focus on the practical application of content knowledge that ensures our students are well prepared to care, learn and teach, and make meaningful contributions to our professional sector and communities in formal and informal ways
  • Our teaching and learning activities are influenced by our engagement with research and professional communities guiding adult education, and technology supported teaching and learning, in our chosen fields of expertise throughout New Zealand and internationally
  • Our community support projects abroad which reflect the sharing of our College values on a global scale

Mission Statement

New Zealand Tertiary College values people and is committed to empowering students to care, educate and serve meaningfully and effectively by providing comprehensive and professional programs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:


Bachelor of Education (ECE)

Online Full time 3 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

This degree provides essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles. It focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education and explores current issues and trends without the requirement of practice. [+]

This degree provides essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in a number of early childhood related roles. It focuses on the major aspects of early childhood education and explores current issues and trends without the requirement of practice.

Courses BEd111 Introduction to Early Childhood Education BEd112 Professional Studies 1 BEd113 Early Childhood Research 1 BEd114 Early Childhood Writing and Research 1 BEd121 Play as a Framework for Learning BEd122 Planning and Learning BEd131 Lifespan Studies 1 BEd132 Positive Child Guidance BEd141 Te Ao Māori BEd142 Cultural Diversity BEd211 Values, Beliefs, and Practice BEd212 Professional Studies 2 BEd213 Early Childhood Research 2 BEd214 Early Childhood Writing and Research 2 BEd221 Early Childhood Curriculum 1 BEd222 Early Childhood Curriculum 2 BEd231 Lifespan Studies 2 BEd232 Learning and Behaviour BEd241 Bicultural Education/Matauranga ā Rua BEd242 The Family BEd312 Leadership in Early Childhood BEd315 Investigation in Early Childhood Education BEd321 Curriculum Approaches BEd322 Quality Curriculum BEd331 Lifespan Studies 3: Contemporary Perspectives BEd332 Inclusive Practice BEd341 Multicultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education BEd342 Early Childhood Issues and Trends Entry criteria ... [-]

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care (Level 5)

Online Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

This program lays a strong foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of early childhood education, and equips students to become resourceful and reflective professionals, competent in the key areas of learning: professional studies, development and learning, and early years pedagogy. [+]

This program lays a strong foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of early childhood education, and equips students to become resourceful and reflective professionals, competent in the key areas of learning: professional studies, development and learning, and early years pedagogy.

Courses EC501 Becoming a Professional Early Childhood Teacher EC502 The Whole Child EC503 Early Years Pedagogy EC504 Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Education EC505 Sociocultural Assessment, Planning and Teaching EC506 Social Competence in Early Childhood EC511 Academic Reading and Writing in Early Childhood Education 1 EC512 The Wellbeing of the Child 1 Entry criteria Achieved overseas high school diploma Proof of English language competency to the equivalent level of IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in writing and no band lower than 5.0 if English is not your first/primary language. Start Dates ... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (ECE)

Online Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Auckland

This qualification not only gives degree graduates with an interest in the early childhood sector an opportunity to enhance their knowledge in research and leadership, but also serves as a pathway to our Masters’ qualifications. [+]

This qualification not only gives degree graduates with an interest in the early childhood sector an opportunity to enhance their knowledge in research and leadership, but also serves as a pathway to our Masters’ qualifications.

Courses

MR501 The Young Child: Childhood in the Early Years

MR503 Children and Families in Early Childhood Education

MR504 The Authentic Leader

MR505 Communities of Learning: Making Connections in Early Childhood Education

MR507 Research Methods in Early Childhood Education

MR510 The Arts in Early Childhood Education

MR513 The Effective Early Childhood Manager

MR606 The Ethical Self in Early Childhood Education... [-]