Course code: #AK3594
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Want to work as an early childhood teacher in an early childhood center?
The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching) at Auckland University of Technology prepares you for this rewarding career.
This specialty is designed for students who want to work as an early childhood teachers in an early childhood center.
You’ll develop your understanding of early childhood education and the early childhood teaching national curriculum, Te Whariki.
If you want to specialize in working with Pacific children, you can complete your practicum courses at a Pacific ECE center, and study courses that develop your skills to be an effective early childhood teacher working with Pacific children.
All students are enrolled in a practicum course each semester where they are placed alongside an associate teacher in an early learning service.
These practicum placements are connected to the Teaching Council - Standards for the Teaching Profession and provide students with a coherent pathway of study which grows in complexity and length over time.
This ensures students become effective, responsive, and reflective teachers.
As part of these placements, students will work with children from 0-5 years.
Centers include a diverse range of early childhood education and full daycare centers, kindergartens, and community-based preschool facilities.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Teaching Council requirements
You also need to successfully complete the compliance checks below before you can start your studies:
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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