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University of Otago College of Education


a.childforumbox6Dunedin campus
145 Union Street East, Dunedin 9016
Phone: 03 479 4914

Invercargill campus
100 Nelson Street, Invercargill 9812
Phone: 03 211 6724


Bachelor of Teaching – Early Childhood Education

  • 3 years full-time (or up to 6 years part-time)
  • Study year February – November
  • Study location choices: Dunedin and Invercargill


This is a three-year degree programme. It links theory and practice with a scholarly perspective on early childhood education.

Emphasis is on enhancing young children's learning through effective teaching and the development of partnerships involving their parents and whānau in this process.

Papers within this programme address professional teaching issues, Te Whāriki (the early childhood curriculum), educational theory, subject studies and practical teaching experience through placements in early childhood settings.

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Membership Options


Who is this for?
This plan is for any person who works with children or has an interest in early childcare and early childhood education.

$98.00 12 months from the date of joining
$60.00 6 months student-only

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ECE Service 

Who is this for?
Centres, home-based, hospital-based, playgroups ... licensed or new set-ups.

$198.00 12 months from the date of joining
Does your ECE group have more than 1 service? See our discounted rates

A shared username and password for your team or ECE group.

Library NZ-International Research
in ECE Journal Subscriber

Who is this for?
Universities, Polytechnics and organisations wishing to have access to all past and current NZIRECE published journal and its articles. Hundreds of research articles!

$125.00 annual renewable in November each year

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