Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

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NZTC has a 35 year history of empowering early childhood educators with comprehensive and professional programs.

All qualifications on offer at NZTC are internationally recognised and NZQA approved.

Our vision is to empower our students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs that will enable them to be effective early childhood educators. To fulfill our vision we aim to:

  • Deliver relevant and high quality academic training in early childhood education
  • Provide a stimulating, supportive learning environment for our students
  • Recognise the uniqueness of early childhood development in the life cycle
  • Create a learning environment that enables our students to realise their highest potential
  • Give our students practical skills for working in the early childhood sector
  • Recognise and appreciate that our students are uniquely gifted and their individuality should be respected
  • Educate our students to support the child's primary caregivers - the parents
  • Acknowledge that early childhood teachers can make a difference in the lives of young children and their families
  • Enable our students to be true professionals in their career

Early Childhood Education News

NZTC Lecturer Ra Keelan

NZTC empowers teachers to grow and nurture te reo Māori

NZTC created resources to inspire and guide early childhood teachers to confidently nurture te reo Māori.

Informit

NZTC students’ learning enhanced by new online database

Students now have access to highly-regarded local academic database Informit A+ Education.

International-students

International students enjoy warm New Zealand welcome

Students from Asia, the Pacific and South America were treated to a special orientation full of NZTC Heart.