Ready to set yourself up with the skills to start your career in early childhood teaching?

This Bachelor’s degree prepares you to work as a trained teacher in early childhood education settings.

You’ll gain the competency, knowledge and skills to be able to apply for your teacher registration. You learn about the principles of the national early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki, and how to incorporate these into teaching and learning. You also deepen your understanding of child development, cultural diversity and individual curriculum areas, as well as the process of research and reflection to inform teaching practice.

Biculturalism is embedded into the course and during the three years you build on your understanding and appreciation of the concepts of te ao Māori (Māori world view) and mātauranga Māori (Māori 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:

  • Bachelor of Early Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education: Te Tohu Paetahi Whakaako Kōhungahunga


  • Application for registration as a teaching in early childhood education.


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).

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education course at the Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.