New Zealand Tertiary College

Private Training Establishments in Auckland

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​New Zealand Tertiary College aims to empower people to become effective early childhood educators who respond to the needs of children and communities, by providing comprehensive and professional programs.
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NZTC specialises in early childhood teacher education and has a 32 year history of providing early childhood professional qualifications to the Master’s level. NZTC has a firm reputation for delivering high-quality student experiences and outcomes.

NZTC’s Mission New Zealand Tertiary College aims to empower people to become effective early childhood educators who respond to the needs of children and communities, by providing comprehensive and professional programs. Brief History New Zealand Tertiary College was founded in Auckland in 1982 by Glennie Oborn, who has established 40 Kindercare Learning Centres throughout New Zealand.

The college was founded to provide teachers who balance theory and knowledge with practical experience. In 1995 New Zealand Tertiary College became the first private provider to deliver qualifications that led to registration as a teacher in New Zealand. In 1997 New Zealand Tertiary College started delivering flexible programs through distance learning. In the 2004 New Zealand Tertiary College enrolled its first international student. 1n 2009 New Zealand Tertiary College started delivering its distance learning through its online learning solution ecelearn. Today over 95% of New Zealand Tertiary College’s 1100 students study online in New Zealand and around the world.

Programmes

Teaching programmes

  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Teaching (Level 6)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 5) Education programs
  • Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Teaching (Level 6)
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 5)
  • Program Benefits The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) are Level 7 programs, approved by New Zealand Teachers Council, leading to provisional teacher registration. The Certificates at Level 5 and Level 6 are the pathway programs for our Bachelor’s degrees.

New Zealand Tertiary College has more than 1,100 students with about 25% international students.

Location

Physical Address
Level 2, 1 Marewa Road, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand

Mailing Address
P O Box 17143, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand

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