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Wintec – Waikato Institute of Technology


a.childforumbox6School of Education, Tristram Street, Hamilton 3204
Private Bag 3036, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240
Freephone: 0800 2 WINTEC (0800 2 946 832)


Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

  • 3 years full-time
  • February – November study year
  • Field-based programme:   attend class for one and a half days a week and undertake a practicum placement for 12 hours or more a week at an ECE service.
  • February and July student intakes


This field-based programme of study offers students the opportunity to become early childhood education teachers by attending class for one and a half days a week and undertaking a practicum placement for 12 hours or more a week in a licensed early childhood education setting. The qualification includes study for three years in a wide range of subjects.

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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

Your own personal username and password.

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

A username and password for your library users linked to your IP address.