Prospectus 2020 - Te Rito Maioha

 
Prospectus 2020 - Te Rito Maioha
2020 Prospectus
CATEGORY
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               This means you can have
               absolute confidence in the
PROVIDER       quality of all our programmes.
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Te Rito Maioha is a leading provider
of new knowledge, fresh thinking
and best practice for early childhood
education and care.                                                     Contents
                                                                        What guides Te Rito Maioha?                                                  4
                                                                        He aha tērā, hei ārahi i a Te Rito Maioha?
                                                                        What makes Te Rito Maioha unique?                                            5
                                                                        He aha ngā āhuatanga motuhake o Te Rito Maioha?
                                                                        Why study with us?                                                           6
                                                                        He aha te take me ako koe i tō mātou taha?
                                                                        Programme pathways                                                           7
                                                                        Te huarahi hōtaka
                                                                        Methods of delivery                                                          8
                                                                        Ngā ahuatanga tuku
                                                                        Programmes overview                                                          9
                                                                        Hōtaka whānui

                                                                        Initial teacher education – Whakaara mātauranga kaiako                      10
                                                                          Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)                                                10
                                                                          Tohu Paetahi Whakaako (ECE)
                                                                          ECE Diploma to Degree Upgrade Programme                                   12
                                                                          Whakamohoa Tītohu
                                                                          Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE)                                        13
                                                                          Poutama ki te Pakaritanga

                                                                        Postgraduate – Tohu paerunga                                                14
                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (ECE)                                  14
                                                                          Tītohu Paerua i te Ārahitanga (ECE)
                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (ECE) Trans-Tasman Initiative          15
                                                                          Tītohu Paerua i te Ārahitanga (ECE) Te Pāpaka-a-Māui/Aotearoa
                                                                          Postgraduate Diploma in Infants and Toddlers*                             16
                                                                          Pōkairua Tautara Whakaako ā Nohinohi
                                                                          Master of Education (ECE)                                                 18
                                                                          Tohu Paerua (ECE)

                                                                        Other programmes – Ngā hōtaka atu                                           20
                                                                          Bachelor of Education (ECE)                                               20
                                                                          Tohu Paetahi Mātauranga (ECE)

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                                                                          New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Aperfield Montessori)   21
                                                                          Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga (Aperfield Montessori)
                                                                          New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Pasifika)               22
                                                                          Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga (Pasifika)
                                                                          New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Home-based Care)        23
We have more than 55 years of        Te Rito Maioha was formed            Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga (Home-based Care)
experience in teacher education,     in 1963 as the New Zealand           Teacher Education Refresh (TER)                                           24
advocacy and promotion of world-     Association of Childcare Centres     Ara Tū Whakaako
leading early childhood education.   by prominent women’s rights
                                                                        How to apply                                                                26
                                     activist, politician and peace     Te tono
                                     campaigner Sonja Davies.           * Programme pending NZQA approval.
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    What guides Te Rito Maioha?                                                                                           What makes Te Rito Maioha
                He aha tērā, hei ārahi i a Te Rito Maioha?                                                                        unique?
                                             Our korowhai                                                                   He aha ngā āhuatanga motuhake o Te Rito Maioha?

                                                Vision
                                              Te pae tata
                                      Shaping the future of early childhood education                                                                               Category 1 provider
                                            so every child thrives and learns.                                                                                       We have been awarded the
                                                                                                                                                                     highest Category 1 quality
                                          Ārahina ngā tamarikitanga, kia puawai                                                                                      rating by the New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                            Qualifications
                                             i roto i to rātou mātauranga ako                                                                                                 Authority
                                                      mō ngā ra o mua.                                                                                                         (NZQA).

       Mission
       Te pae tāwhiti                                                     Guiding beliefs                                                 Bicultural                                          Field-based learning

      Te Rito Maioha is a bicultural organisation
                                                                       Ngā whakapono                                                   Our programmes and
                                                                                                                                     organisation are bicultural.
                                                                                                                                       Staff help students in a
                                                                                                                                                                                             Students ‘earn while they learn’ and
                                                                                                                                                                                              put what they learn into practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Most of our programmes
      committed to advocacy, teaching,
      promotion and delivery of world-class
                                                                        ārahitanga                                                      supportive bicultural
                                                                                                                                             environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     require students to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       work in an early
                                                                                                                                                                                                         childhood
      early childhood education for children,                             Every child has the right to high-quality                                                                                        centre.
      whānau, teachers and ECE services.                                   education and care that complements
                                                                            and supports their family’s life.
      We respond by being agile,
      connected and contributing                                                Every child in New Zealand has the
      to ensure successful learning
      happens together.
                                                                                 right to know and enjoy the dual
                                                                                   cultural heritage of te Tiriti o
                                                                                    Waitangi partners along with
                                                                                                                                 Why is this important?
      Ko Te Rito Maioha he rōpū
                                                                                     his/her own cultural heritage.                    He aha tēnei e whakahirahira ai?
      tikanga rua e manawanui
      ana ko te rōpū kei runga                                                          Teachers in early childhood            Te Rito Maioha students have high rates of success and become
      noa atu mō te reo tautoko i                                                        education should be qualified           the qualified early childhood teachers that New Zealand needs.
      ngā tamariki, ngā whānau,                                                           and hold the same status as
                                                                                           in the compulsory sector.
                                                  Values
      ngā kaiako me ngā whare
      kohungahunga katoa.                                                                   People working in
      Ka tū māia mātou i roto
      i te mahi kakama, te
                                                 Ngā uara                                    early childhood education
                                                                                              need access to high-                          Blended                                                     Pastoral
      mahi tūhono, me te
                                                 Making a difference –                         quality teacher                              delivery                                                     care
       mahi taunaki kia                        Te puawaitanga o te tangata                      education, advice,                      We combine online with                                  We provide students with care
       pumau te angitu                                                                           information,                     face-to-face learning through block                         and support through their study as
                                            Honouring te Tiriti o Waitangi –                                                       courses. Students can study from                           well as after they have graduated.
       o te ako ngatahi.                                                                          resources and a
                                         E matua whakapono ana tātou ki te Tiriti                                                     anywhere in New Zealand.
                                                                                                   voice in decison-
                                                 Including everyone –
                                                                                                    making that affects

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                                                 Whakawhanaungatanga
                                                                                                    young children
                                                   Being accountable –
                                                                                                     and their
                                              Kia taea te hāpai i ngā kaupapa
                                                    katoa ahakoe te aha                              families.                                                              National
                                                                                                                                                                            provider
                                        Caring and connecting – Manaakitanga                                                                                          We have 11 teaching bases
                                                                                                                                                                      from Whangarei to Dunedin.
                                           Innovating – Whakahihiko hinengaro
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    Why study with us?                                                                                       Programme pathways
    He aha te take me ako koe i tō mātou taha?                                                               Te huarahi hōtaka

    Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) specialises
    in early childhood teacher education, offering a range of diploma,                                                                                                            Master of Education (ECE)
    degree and postgraduate programmes.                                                                      Level 9

                                       We are one of the largest field-based early childhood teacher
                                                                                                                                                                  Postgraduate Diploma             Postgraduate Diploma
                                       education providers in New Zealand, with more than 500                Level 8                                              in Leadership (ECE)              in Infants and Toddlers
                                       students of all ages and from all walks of life enrolled with us at
                                       any one time. Some of our students are new to early childhood
                                       education (ECE) and study, while some have been working in
                                       ECE for many years.
                                       Te Rito Maioha’s programmes reflect our commitment to
                                       bicultural kaupapa and the best of local and international ECE
                                                                                                             Level 7                                            Graduate Diploma of
                                       research and practice.                                                                     Diploma to Degree Upgrade
                                                                                                                                                                Teaching (ECE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)       Bachelor of Education (ECE)

                                       We are proud to be one of New Zealand’s top early childhood
                                       teacher education providers, having been awarded the highest
                                       quality rating by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
                                       (NZQA) in our external evaluation and review.

                                                                                                             Level 5              New Zealand Diploma in       New Zealand Diploma in ECE            New Zealand Diploma in          New Zealand Diploma in
                                       Students tell us that they choose to                                                       ECE and Care – UCOL / ICL    and Care – Aperfield Montessori       ECE and Care – Pasifika         ECE and Care –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Home-based Care
                                       study with Te Rito Maioha because:
                                        all our programmes have a bicultural focus

                                        students gain practical experience and can earn as they learn
                                                                                                             National teacher registration pathway
                                        students graduate with a high-quality ECE qualification
                                        and are employment ready or ready to take on leadership
                                                                                                                                   Teacher Education Refresh                      National teacher
                                        responsibilities                                                                                                                          registration

                                        we have 11 teaching bases across New Zealand that give
                                        students access to our highly qualified teaching staff who
                                        offer academic support as well as pastoral care
                                                                                                             Level 7
                                        each base has a pouako who supports students to build                                                                                    Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Graduate Diploma in
                                        their te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori (language and                                                                                                                      Teaching (ECE)

                                        protocols) knowledge and skill

                                        students value being part of Te Rito Maioha whānau.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Education (ECE)

                                                                                                             Level 5              New Zealand Diploma in       New Zealand Diploma in ECE          New Zealand Diploma in           New Zealand Diploma in
                                                                                                                                  ECE and Care – UCOL / ICL    and Care – Aperfield Montessori     ECE and Care – Pasifika          ECE and Care –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home-based Care
                                         Contact us
                                         Whakapā mai ki ā mātou

                                         Call 0800 244 532 or
                                         email studentservices@ecnz.ac.nz or                                  LEGEND
                                         go to www.ecnz.ac.nz
                                                                                                                New    Existing       External
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    Methods of delivery                                                                                                             Programmes overview
    Ngā ahuatanga tuku                                                                                                              Hōtaka whānui

    Blended learning                             Online learning                            Field-based learning
    Akoranga whakauruuru                         Akoranga ā ipurangi                        Akoranga-a-whare                                                                                       FULL-TME     BLOCK
                                                                                                                                                                                                  PROGRAMME    COURSES     INTAKES
    Our blended learning approach combines       Some of our programmes are fully online,   Many of our programmes have field-       PROGRAMME                                  LEVEL   CREDITS    DURATION    PER YEAR   PER YEAR
    online with face-to-face block courses. It   which means that you are able to study     based study requirements, which
    is flexible and means that you can study     from home with no commitment to            means that you need to be working
    from anywhere in New Zealand.                attending face-to-face block courses.      or volunteering in an early childhood    Initial teacher education
                                                 Your study will be self-directed, but      setting for a minimum of 12 hours per
    You will study online using the latest
                                                 you will engage with lecturers and         week. This requirement enables you to
    pedagogical approaches and techniques.                                                                                           Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)                   7       360       3 years       4          2
                                                 other students through your online         study and work at the same time and
    You will engage in learning online with
                                                 study portal.                              immediately put what you learn into
    lecturers and other students as well as
                                                                                            practice in an ECE environment.
    at the face-to-face block courses in one                                                                                         ECE Diploma to Degree Upgrade
                                                                                                                                                                                  7      60–90     1–2 years      3          1
    of our 11 regional bases. These usually                                                                                          Programme
    take place a couple of times a semester.
    Our lecturers will support, guide                                                                                                Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE)           7       150       1 year        4          1
    and empower you throughout your
    programme. Other students will also
    play a supportive role in your success.
                                                                                                                                     Postgraduate

                                                                                                                                     Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (ECE)     8       120      1–2 years      2          2

                                                                                                                                     Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (ECE)
                                                                                                                                                                                  8       120       2 years       2          1
                                                                                                                                     Trans-Tasman Initiative

                                                                                                                                     Postgraduate Diploma in Infant and
                                                                                                                                                                                  8       120       1 year       TBC         1
                                                                                                                                     Toddler Pedagogy*

                                                                                                                                     Master of Education (ECE)                    9     120–240    1–3 years     TBC         1

                                                                                                                                     Other programmes

                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Education (ECE)                  7       360       3 years       0          1

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                                                                                                                                     New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                  5       120       1 year        3          1
                                                                                                                                     Education (Aperfield Montessori)

                                                                                                                                     New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                  5       120       1 year        4          2
                                                                                                                                     Education (Pasifika)

                                                                                                                                     New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                  5       120       1 year        0          2
                                                                                                                                     Education (Home-based Care)

                                                                                                                                     Teacher Education Refresh (TER)             n/a      n/a      4 months       0         2–3

                                                                                                                                    * Programme pending NZQA approval.
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Via-Deolorosa Moa Totogata Tugaga, Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)
10                                                                                                                                                                                      I hadn’t studied for a few years but Te Rito Maioha made it really easy to get started and
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                                                                                                                                                                                        really helped me.

     Programmes                                                                                                                                                                         I learned so much with my study which has helped me with my work. I am now able to
                                                                                                                                                                                        identify children who have different styles of learning, and have strategies to help those children.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Te Rito Maioha is really culturally aware which is important to me because I am Samoan.
     Hōtaka                                                                                                                                                                             They encouraged me to bring my cultural perspective and upbringing into my practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Yes – balancing work and study was really hard, but I actually really enjoyed it. Having an online
                                                                                                                                                                                        support network of other teachers that I could contact for help when I needed it was great.

     Initial teacher education
     Whakaara mātauranga kaiako

     Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)                                                                                                          Admission requirements
                                                                                                                                         Ngā hiahiatanga tono
                                                                                                                                         You are required to work (either paid or unpaid) at an
     Tohu Paetahi Whakaako (ECE)                                                                                                         ECE centre for a minimum of 12 hours a week under the
                                                                                                                                         supervision of a registered teacher with a full practising
                                                                                                                                         certificate.

     Become an early childhood education teacher. Study                                                                                  If you work in a licensed home-based care service, you
                                                                                                                                         will need to complete at least 6 hours a week in a licensed
     with Te Rito Maioha and make a difference to the lives                                                                              early childhood education service that meets the supervision
                                                                                                                                         requirements.
     of New Zealand’s youngest tamariki.                                                                                                 To apply for this programme, you must:
     Our Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) gives you the knowledge,           Courses                                                            be at least 17 years old (18 years old if you are an
     skills and practical experience required to begin your career     Kaupapa                                                            international student)
     in ECE.
                                                                       In the first year, you will study four courses:                    have University Entrance* (or an overseas equivalent)
     The 3-year Level 7 programme blends online and face-to-
     face learning with practical experience in an early childhood     The Child
     setting to prepare you for work as an ECE teacher and your        Te Hā o te Tamaiti (30 credits)                                    provide evidence that you will be working with children
     registration as a teacher.                                                                                                           in an early childhood service at the time of entry
                                                                       Teaching and Learning
     If you would like to study for the Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)     Te Hā o te Iwi Mātauranga Māori (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                          pass a children’s worker safety check as required under
     over more than 3 years, you can request to study part-time        Contexts of Early Childhood Education                              the Vulnerable Children Act 2014
     as long as you complete the programme within 6 years.             Te Hā o te Ao Hurihuri (30 credits)
                                                                       The Teacher as Professional                                        provide evidence of your proficiency in English if English
     Programme delivery                                                                                                                   is an additional language.
                                                                       Te Hā o te Kaiako (30 credits)
     Te ara tuku
                                                                       In the second and third years, the themes in these courses will   * If you are aged 20 or over, you do not require University Entrance.
     Blended learning
                                                                       be expanded on.
     Field-based learning
                                                                                                                                         University Entrance (as at May 2018)
     You will study 12 30-credit courses over 3 years. There are
     two semesters a year, and both are 18 weeks long.
                                                                                                                                         NCEA Level 3
     Weekly requirements include:
                                                                                                                                          Three subjects at Level 3 made up of 14 credits each in three
      approximately 4.5 hours of online engagement                                                                                        University Entrance approved subjects. For more information,
                                                                                                                                          please go to www.nzqa.govt.nz
      12 hours of practice in a licensed early childhood centre
      (supervised by a registered teacher)                                                                                                Literacy at Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits in reading

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                                                                                                                                          and 5 credits in writing
      an average of 15 hours of independent study.
                                                                                                                                          Numeracy requires 10 credits at Level 1 or above.
     In addition to supervised practice in your home early childhood
     service, you will need to complete a teaching practicum in a
     different setting during each year of the programme.
     There will also be four face-to-face block courses, including
     one noho marae, for a total of 10 days each year.
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Samantha Campion, Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)
12                                                                                                                                                                    Living in New Plymouth with no university nearby, Te Rito Maioha was
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                                                                                                                                                                      a great option for me.
                                                                                                                                                                      Studying with Te Rito Maioha was amazing and I highly recommend
                                                                                                                                                                      them. They have great knowledge and an awesome bicultural aspect.
                                                                                                                                                                      Combining hands-on experience with study is a dream combination.
                                                                                                                                                                      It cements what you learn. I’d do the theory throughout the week, then
                                                                                                                                                                      I’d go to my centre where I was able to put the theory into practice
                                                                                                                                                                      straight away.

     Initial teacher education
     Whakaara Mātauranga Kaiako

     ECE Diploma to Degree                                                                                                       Graduate Diploma
     Upgrade Programme                                                                                                           of Teaching (ECE)
     Te Whakamohoa Tītohu                                                                                                        Te Poutama ki te Pakaritanga

     Boost your career by upgrading your ECE diploma to a degree.                                                                Put your degree to good use teaching young children.
     This is a 1–2-year part-time programme for those with an        Study requirements include:                                 This 1-year full-time programme leads to teacher registration in   Courses
     ECE teaching diploma who would like to upgrade to a Level 7                                                                 New Zealand.                                                       Kaupapa
                                                                      approximately 12 hours of independent study per week
     Bachelor of Teaching (ECE). Being part-time, you can continue
                                                                                                                                 It has been developed for people with a degree wanting             The Culturally Responsive Teacher
     to work while you study for the degree, but there are no set
                                                                      attendance at three 2-day block courses in Wellington in   to make a career of teaching in ECE and for international          Tikanga-ā-iwi (30 credits)
     weekly early childhood service attendance requirements.
                                                                      January, May and August                                    teachers seeking a New Zealand qualification.
     The programme will deepen your knowledge of:                                                                                                                                                   Understanding Children and Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tamarikitanga (15 credits)
      curriculum inquiry                                              access to an early childhood service to complete           Programme delivery
                                                                      assessment work related to research topics.                Te ara tuku                                                        Teacher as Inquirer
      inclusion, exclusion and marginalisation in ECE settings                                                                                                                                      Te Kaimahira (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                 Blended learning
                                                                     Courses                                                     Field-based learning                                               Practicum One
      infants and toddlers                                           Kaupapa                                                                                                                        Whakatātare (15 credits)
                                                                                                                                 This is an intensive 150-credit Level 7 programme of study         Teacher as a Critical Pedagogue
      mātauranga Māori                                               Leadership through Curriculum Inquiry                       requiring considerable commitment and focus.
                                                                     Te Hā o te Ao Māramatanga (20 credits)                                                                                         Kaiwhakamanawa (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                 Study requirements are:                                            Teacher as Emergent Leader
      leadership in early childhood education.                       Infants and Toddlers
                                                                     Te Hā o te Ao Kōhungahunga (20 credits)                      attendance at four 3-day block courses, which will be held        Mana Whakatipu (15 credits)
     Please note that, because this programme does not include                                                                    in Auckland and Wellington depending on numbers                   Practicum Two
                                                                     The Teacher as Critical Pedagogue
     a practicum component, it is not a pathway to teacher                                                                                                                                          Whakatātare (15 credits)
                                                                     Te Hā o te Waihanga Marautanga (20 credits)
     registration.                                                                                                                approximately 5.5 hours of online engagement per week
                                                                     Teaching and Learning                                                                                                          Admission requirements
     Programme delivery                                              Te Hā o te Iwi: Mātauranga Māori (30 credits)                approximately 15 hours of independent study per week              Ngā hiahiatanga tono
     Te ara tuku                                                     This course may be required (see above).
                                                                                                                                  13 hours of practice (comprising 2 days per week, 6.5 hours       To be eligible for this programme, you must:
     Blended learning
                                                                     Admission requirements                                       per day) in a licensed early childhood education service

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                                                                                                                                                                                                     hold a relevant Level 7 bachelor’s degree
     Field-based learning                                            Ngā hiahiatanga tono
                                                                                                                                  two 5-week practicums.                                             provide evidence of proficiency in English if English is an
     The programme consists of three courses, each 12 weeks long.    To join this programme, you must:
                                                                                                                                                                                                     additional language
     An extra 18-week course taught in Semester 2 may be              hold a recognised Level 7 New Zealand ECE teaching
     required if you:                                                 diploma qualification                                                                                                          undergo a children’s worker safety check as required under
      did not receive your diploma from Te Tari Puna Ora o                                                                                                                                           the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
                                                                      provide evidence of previous experience working with
      Aotearoa/New Zealand Childcare Association (NZCA) –
                                                                      children in an early childhood service.                                                                                       Students with qualifications gained outside of New Zealand
      the previous name for Te Rito Maioha
                                                                                                                                                                                                    also need to provide an NZQA assessment report completed
      are unable to demonstrate competency in te reo Māori me                                                                                                                                       within the last 3 years.
      ngā tikanga Māori.
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Anya Ferns, Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership (ECE)
14                                                                                                                                                                            Thanks to my study, I have moved into management with ease.
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                                                                                                                                                                              My study has helped me immensely with leading teams. Learning about different leadership
                                                                                                                                                                              attributes and approaches has also enabled me to support the aspiring leaders around me.
                                                                                                                                                                              My knowledge of systems within organisations and what is required to ensure governance
                                                                                                                                                                              and best practice has been strengthened too.
                                                                                                                                                                              I am continuing my study with Te Rito Maioha, working towards my Master of Education
                                                                                                                                                                              (ECE) on a part-time basis.

     Postgraduate
     Tohu paerunga

     Postgraduate Diploma                                                                                                                Postgraduate Diploma
     in Leadership (ECE)                                                                                                                 in Leadership (ECE)
     Te Tītohu Paerua i te Ārahitanga (ECE)                                                                                              Trans-Tasman Initiative
                                                                                                                                         Te Tītohu Paerua i te Ārahitanga (ECE)
     An applied practice part-time or full-time programme for ECE                                                                        Te Pāpaka-a-Māui/Aotearoa
     leaders and aspiring leaders that grows a community of leaders
     within the ECE sector.                                                                                                              A unique opportunity to gain a postgraduate ECE leadership
     This Level 8 postgraduate qualification has a strong emphasis
     on work-based leadership practice within the ECE context.
                                                                        Courses                                                          qualification in collaboration with colleagues from both sides
                                                                        Kaupapa
     Students will develop their leadership skills through connection
                                                                        Core courses
                                                                                                                                         of the Tasman.
     with other students and engagement with current research.
                                                                        Leading Teams                                                    Australian and New Zealand ECE leaders and aspiring leaders        Courses
     Students who graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma
                                                                        Te Ārahi Tira (30 credits)                                       share and co-construct leadership knowledge from experience        Kaupapa
     in Leadership (ECE) are eligible to staircase into a Level 9
                                                                                                                                         in the two similar but different ECE contexts.
     master’s degree, with the four courses contributing to the         Leading Pedagogical Change                                                                                                          Leading Teams
     first part of a master’s degree.                                   Te Ārahi Huringa Tikanga Whakaako (30 credits)                   Students engage together online as well as in face-to-face         Te Ārahi Tira (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                         block courses as a cohort within the wider Postgraduate
     Students who complete the Leading Pedagogical Change               Organisational Leadership                                                                                                           Leading Pedagogical Change
                                                                                                                                         Diploma in Leadership (ECE) programme.
     and Leading Teams courses are eligible to graduate with a          Te Ārahitanga ā-Whakahaere (30 credits)                                                                                             Te Ārahi Huringa Tikanga Whakaako (30 credits)
     Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership (ECE).                                                                                       The day after each block course, there are visits to ECE
                                                                        Elective courses – choose one                                    centres that provide added professional learning about best        Organisational Leadership
                                                                                                                                         practice in both Australia and New Zealand.                        Te Ārahitanga ā-Whakahaere (30 credits)
     Programme delivery                                                 Māori Leadership
     Te ara tuku                                                        Te Ārahitanga Māori i te Mātauranga Kōhungahunga (30 credits)                                                                       Leading Social Change
     Blended learning                                                   Pasifika Leadership in Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                         Programme delivery                                                 Te Ārahi Huringa Pāpori (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                         Te ara tuku
                                                                        Te Ārahitanga Moana-Nui-A-Kiwa i te Mātauranga
     This is a 120-credit qualification comprising four 30-credit       Kōhungahunga (30 credits)                                        Blended learning                                                   Admission requirements
     courses. It is equivalent to 1 full-time academic year but can                                                                                                                                         Ngā hiahiatanga tono
     be completed part-time within 2 years. Full-time students          Leading Social Change                                            Four 30-credit courses are taught consecutively over a
                                                                        Te Ārahi Huringa Pāpori (30 credits)                                                                                                Students must hold an NZQA-equivalent Level 7 teaching
     need to set aside 30–34 hours per week, which is why most                                                                           2-year period.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            degree or diploma and be working in an ECE service or in an
     students choose to study part-time.
                                                                                                                                         There are two compulsory block courses a year (one per             organisation that has an ECE-related focus. Students must be

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Te Rito Maioha Prospectus 2020
     Three of the four courses are compulsory core courses,
                                                                        Admission requirements                                                                                                              able to provide a copy of their academic transcript.
                                                                                                                                         course, 1.5 days each), with an additional orientation day
                                                                        Ngā hiahiatanga tono
     with the other being an elective course.                                                                                            before the first Year 1 block course in Wellington.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Students holding a Level 7 teaching diploma from an approved
                                                                        Students must hold an NZQA-equivalent Level 7 teaching
     The programme blends online and face-to-face learning.                                                                              Once a year, students will need to cross the Tasman for a          institution for initial teacher education need current teacher
                                                                        degree or diploma and be working in an ECE service or in an
     There is one 1.5-day block course per course.                                                                                       block course in the partner country in Week 1 of each year’s       registration and evidence of at least 3 years of professional,
                                                                        organisation that has an ECE-related focus. Students must be
                                                                                                                                         two semesters.                                                     practical or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind.
     A 1-day orientation course precedes the block course,              able to provide a copy of their academic transcript.
     which is usually held in Wellington.                                                                                                Students who graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma
                                                                        Students holding a Level 7 teaching diploma from an approved
                                                                                                                                         in Leadership (ECE) are eligible to staircase into a Level 9
                                                                        institution for initial teacher education need current teacher
                                                                                                                                         master’s degree, with the four courses contributing to the first
                                                                        registration and evidence of at least 3 years of professional,
                                                                                                                                         part of a master’s degree in both Australia and New Zealand.
                                                                        practical or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind.
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     Postgraduate
     Tohu paerunga

     Postgraduate Diploma:
     Infant and Toddler
     Learning and Development*
     Pōkairua tautara i te Akoranga me te Whanaketanga

     Specialise in teaching children aged 0–3 years with this 1-year
     full-time or 2-year part-time qualification, which can be completed
     while you work.
     This Level 8 qualification is suitable for professionals with a     Courses
     particular interest in infant and toddler wellbeing, learning and   Kaupapa
     development who want to specialise in this area.
                                                                         The First Thousand Days
     The programme emphasises the importance of                          Ngā rā tuamano (30 credits)
     whanaungatanga (relationships) in supporting positive
     outcomes for infants, toddlers and their whānau.                    Infant and Toddler Learning and Wellbeing
                                                                         Tamariki Kōhungahunga Akoranga me te Orangatanga (30 credits)
     Contemporary theory and research from the education and
     health fields are used to support a holistic view of wellbeing,     Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Environments
     learning and development. The inclusion of relevant social          Tamariki Kōhungahunga Marautanga me te Taiao (30 credits)
     services and agencies also provides opportunities to develop        Dialogic Pedagogy
     interdisciplinary relationships.                                    Matapakinga mātauranga (30 credits)
     Students who graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma in
     Infants and Toddlers are eligible to staircase into a Level 9       Admission requirements
     master’s degree, with the four courses contributing to the first    Ngā hiahiatanga tono
     part of a master’s degree.
                                                                         To be eligible to apply for this programme, students must
                                                                         hold a relevant NZQA-equivalent Level 7 teaching degree or
     Programme delivery                                                  diploma in education or related fields. Students must be able

                                                                                                                                         Te Rito Maioha Prospectus 2020
     Te ara tuku                                                         to provide a copy of their academic transcript.
     Online learning                                                     * Subject to NZQA approval.

     The programme comprises four 30-credit courses, each
     18 weeks long, which can be completed over 1 year of
     full-time study or 2 years of part-time study.
     For part-time study, students need to set aside 17 hours a
     week for directed and independent study, including online
     engagement. For full-time study, students need to set aside
     34 hours a week.
     There is no work-based component.
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     Postgraduate
     Tohu paerunga

     Master of Education (ECE)
     Tohu Paerua (ECE)

     Take advantage of Te Rito Maioha’s research and teaching expertise                                                               Courses on offer for the ‘course work and thesis’ and ‘course
                                                                                                                                      work only’ options:
     and complete your master’s degree with us.                                                                                        Bicultural Teaching and Learning
     This Level 9 master’s qualification is endorsed in ECE. It will
     appeal to people wanting to further their knowledge of early                                                                      Mātauranga Māori
     childhood generally and in specialist areas such as leadership,
     biculturalism, inclusive education, curriculum, evaluation and                                                                    Inclusive Education in ECE
     infant and toddler pedagogy.
                                                                                                                                       Curriculum Studies in ECE
     Programme delivery
     Te ara tuku                                                                                                                       Evaluation in ECE

     Online learning
                                                                                                                                       Leading Teams
     Three pathways will offer the following options, depending
     on student choice and the entry qualifications:                                                                                   Pedagogical Leadership

      1    Master’s by thesis or primarily by thesis                   2   Master’s by course work and thesis*                         Leading Social Change
           (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time)                         (18 months full-time or 3 years part-time)
                                                                                                                                       Organisational Leadership
           A 120-credit course for students holding a postgraduate         A 180–240 credit course for students with a Level 7
           diploma or bachelor’s degree (with honours).                    qualification (in the field of education). Students will    Māori Leadership
                                                                           complete their course work (full-time or part-time, as
           Master’s by thesis or primarily by thesis:                      above), including the compulsory Research Methods           Pasifika Leadership
           Full-time (1-year) option                                       course, before undertaking their research inquiry and
                                                                           thesis.                                                     The First Thousand Days
           Semester 1, 2020
           Research Methods (30 credits)
           Preparing for the research inquiry
                                                                       3   Master’s by course work only*                               Infant and Toddler Teaching and Learning
                                                                           (2 years full-time or 4 years part-time)
           Semester 2, 2020                                                                                                            Dialogic Pedagogy for Infant and Toddlers

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Te Rito Maioha Prospectus 2020
           Conducting the research inquiry and writing the                 A 120–240 credit course for students not wanting
           research report (90 credit thesis)                              to conduct a research inquiry and thesis or progress
                                                                                                                                       Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Environments
                                                                           on to doctoral study. Students must hold a Level 7
           Master’s by thesis or primarily by thesis:                      qualification (in the field of education). Students
           Part-time (2-year) option                                       completing their master’s degree by course work             Research Methods
                                                                           (full-time or part-time, as above) will choose from
           2020                                                            a suite of Level 8 and 9 courses. Full-time students        Independent Inquiry
           Semester 1: Research Methods and preparing for the              will study two courses per semester.
           research inquiry                                                                                                           Please note that some of these course names may change.
           Semester 2: Conducting the research inquiry
                                                                                                                                      * Subject to NZQA approval.
           2021
           Semesters 1 and 2: Writing the research report
           (90 credit thesis)
20                                                                                                                                                                               Jacqui Creek, New Zealand Diploma in Early                                                              21
                                                                                                                                                                                 Childhood Education (Aperfield Montessori)
                                                                                                                                                                                 I have found studying with Te Rito Maioha really good. The course
                                                                                                                                                                                 is very manageable, and the tutors are very friendly and helpful.
                                                                                                                                                                                 The course has totally changed the way I teach. My philosophy
                                                                                                                                                                                 of teaching is richer, and I have a much clearer understanding of
                                                                                                                                                                                 the way that children learn and how Montessori teachers can best
                                                                                                                                                                                 facilitate this learning.

     Other programmes
     Ngā hōtaka atu

     Bachelor of Education (ECE)                                                                                                           New Zealand Diploma in
     Tohu Paetahi Mātauranga (ECE)
                                                                                                                                           Early Childhood Education
     Take advantage of Te Rito Maioha’s research and expertise and
     complete your Bachelor of Education (ECE) with us.
                                                                                                                                           (Aperfield Montessori)
                                                                                                                                           Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga
     This 360-credit Level 7 degree is for people wanting to gain or     Programme delivery
     add to their knowledge and skills in the field of education, with   Te ara tuku
     a focus on early childhood education, in order to advance their
     career or as a pathway to further study.                            Online learning                                                   Learn to reveal the unique potential in every child.
     Career options following completion of our Bachelor of              The Bachelor of Education (ECE) is a 3-year full-time degree.     Students completing this programme will gain the qualification     If you are a degree-qualified ECE teacher, you may be
     Education (ECE) are wide-ranging and include ECE centre             It is taught entirely online and has no block courses or work     of New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and            eligible for credit for prior learning, which would reduce the
     manager, child advocate, policy analyst, community strategic        requirements.                                                     Care (Level 5) – Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga          programme to 6 months.
     planner, migrant and refugee support person and social or                                                                             Manaaki (Level 5).
                                                                         The programme comprises 22 courses. You will need to set                                                                             If you are not degree-qualified and complete this Level 5
     youth worker.
                                                                         aside approximately 35 hours a week for study.                    The programme has been designed for a wide range of                programme, you will be provided with a credit for prior learning
     The programme will also provide a pathway for international                                                                           students including qualified early childhood and primary           for two courses in our Bachelor of Teaching (ECE).
     students wanting to learn about New Zealand’s world-leading         Courses                                                           teachers, unqualified teachers, parents, carers, psychologists
     education sector and gain an internationally recognised             Kaupapa                                                           and other interested professionals wanting to train in the
     qualification.                                                                                                                                                                                           Admission requirements
                                                                                                                                           Montessori Method.                                                 Ngā hiahiatanga tono
                                                                         In the first year, you will study four papers:
     The programme may provide a direct pathway into Te
                                                                         Introduction to Early Childhood Education                                                                                            To apply for this programme, you must:
     Rito Maioha’s specialist ECE graduate and postgraduate                                                                                The Aperfield Montessori Method
     programmes.                                                         Te Whakatakinga Kōhungahunga Mātauranga (30 credits)              This method of education is a holistic approach based on            be at least 17 years old (or 18 years old if you are an
     Note: This degree does not directly lead to teacher                 Academic Skills                                                   a lifetime of observation and study by Dr Maria Montessori.         international student with the minimum entry requirement
     registration. See diagram below.                                    Pūkenga Mātauranga (30 credits)                                                                                                       being Academic IELTS Level 5.5 with no score lower than 5)
                                                                                                                                           Te Rito Maioha worked closely with the Aperfield Montessori
                                                                         Human Development                                                 Trust to develop this programme. The Montessori courses
                                                                                                                                           are taught by trained and experienced Montessori experts.           provide a written reference (which cannot be from a family
     Bachelor of Education (ECE) to National Teacher                     Ira Tangata (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               member or friend)
     Registration pathway                                                Identity
                                                                         Tuakiri (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                           Programme delivery
                                                                                                                                                                                                               provide evidence that you will be working with children in an
                                                                                                                                           Te ara tuku
                                                                                                                                                                                                               early childhood service
                                                                         In the second and third years, the themes in these courses will
                      National teacher                                                                                                     Blended learning
                      registration                                       be expanded on.
                                                                                                                                           Field-based learning (Semester 2)                                   pass a children’s worker safety check as required under the

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                                                                                                                                                                                                               Vulnerable Children Act 2014
                                                                         Admission requirements                                            Four 30-credit courses are taught over a 1-year period through
                                                                         Ngā hiahiatanga tono
                                                                                                                                           a combination of online and face-to-face learning. There is also    have NCEA Level 3 (including 10 literacy credits at Level
                     Graduate Diploma in
                                                                         Applicants must meet University Entrance requirements or          the option to study the programme part-time over 2 years.           2 and 10 numeracy credits at Level 1) – if you do not
                     Teaching (ECE)
                                                                         equivalent as defined by NZQA (see page 11).                                                                                          have NCEA Level 3 or its equivalent, we will consider your
                                                                                                                                           Two of the courses will be taught concurrently in Semester
                                                                                                                                                                                                               application on a case-by-case basis.
                                                                         Applicants who are more than 20 years of age and who do not       1 with the remaining two taught concurrently in Semester 2.
                                                                         meet the requirements may be accepted for admission where
                                                                                                                                           In Semester 2 you will be required to work (either paid or
                                                                         they can demonstrate preparedness for study and qualification
                    Bachelor of Education (ECE)                                                                                            unpaid) at an ECE service for a minimum of 12 hours a
                                                                         equivalency through work or voluntary experience.
                                                                                                                                           week under the supervision of a registered teacher with a full
                                                                         Applicants whose first or primary language is other than          practising certificate. In order to complete the assignments
                                                                         English or te reo Māori will be required to attain a band score   in Semester 1, you will need to have access to children aged
                                                                         of 6.0, with no category lower than 5.5, for each component       2–5 years.
                                                                         of the academic version of the International English Language
                                                                         Testing System (IELTS).
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     Other programmes
     Ngā hōtaka atu

     New Zealand Diploma in                                                                                                                             New Zealand Diploma in
     Early Childhood Education                                                                                                                          Early Childhood Education
     (Pasifika)                                                                                                                                         (Home-based Care)
     Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga (Pasifika)                                                                                                Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga

     Kia orana. Fakaalofa lahi atu. Mālō e lelei. Tālofa lava. Talofa ni.                                                                               Prepare for your future in                                       Courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kaupapa
     Ni sa bula vinaka. Warm Pasifika greetings.                                                                                                        home-based ECE                                                   Semester 1
     Students completing this programme will gain the qualification            Two of the courses will be taught concurrently in Semester 1                                                                              The Child 1
                                                                                                                                                        Students completing this programme will gain the qualification
     of New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and                   with the remaining two taught concurrently in Semester 2.                                                                                 Te Hā o te Tamaiti (30 credits)
                                                                                                                                                        of New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and
     Care (Level 5) – Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga                                                                                          Care (Level 5) – Te Tohu Pōkairua Mātauranga Kōhungahunga        Understanding the Characteristics of Infants and Toddlers
                                                                               You will be required to work (either paid or unpaid) at an ECE
     Manaaki (Level 5).                                                                                                                                 Manaaki (Level 5).                                               E Mārama ana i ngā Āhuatanga o te Hunga Nohinohi (30 credits)
                                                                               service for a minimum of 6 hours a week under the supervision
     The programme will be of interest to Pasifika, Māori and other            of a registered teacher with a full practising certificate.              The programme has been designed specifically for home-           Semester 2
     people wanting to nurture and grow their skills in a supportive                                                                                    based educators in consultation with the home-based sector.
                                                                               If you are a qualified ECE teacher, you may be eligible for credit for                                                                    Contexts of Early Childhood 1
     environment before they consider studying for a Level 7                                                                                            It focuses on the theory and practice of delivering quality
                                                                               prior learning, which would reduce the programme to 6 months.                                                                             Te Hā o te Āo Hurihuri (30 credits)
     initial teacher education qualification such as our Bachelor of                                                                                    home-based early childhood education and care.
     Teaching (ECE).                                                           If you are not qualified and complete this Level 5 programme,                                                                             Empowering Infants, Toddlers and Young Children to
                                                                               you will be provided with a credit for prior learning for two            The programme is delivered entirely online with no block         Develop Social Competence
     This programme will also be of interest to qualified teachers                                                                                      courses or practicum components. This means that home-
                                                                               courses in our Bachelor of Teaching (ECE).                                                                                                Hei Whakamana i ngā Nohinohi, kia Whakawhanake i ngā
     working in Pasifika or mainstream early childhood centres                                                                                          based educators can work and study at the same time.             Pukenga Whakawhanaungatanga (30 credits)
     who want a deeper knowledge of Pasifika ways of knowing
     and being, including metaphors such as talanoa and teu le                 Admission requirements                                                   We offer all our students a strong support network. Each
     va. It will also give these teachers the skills to enable them to         Ngā hiahiatanga tono                                                     home-based care student will have an online lecturer and         Admission requirements
     engage well with Pasifika families.                                                                                                                access to learning support. We also encourage students to        Ngā hiahiatanga tono
                                                                               To apply for this programme, you must:
                                                                                                                                                        take full advantage of our 11 teaching bases, where support
     The programme aligns with Ministry of Education and Teaching                                                                                                                                                        To be eligible to apply for this programme, you must:
                                                                                be at least 17 years old (or 18 years old if you are an                 is available from local academic staff.
     Council objectives – embodied in the Tapasā resource – to                  international student with the minimum entry requirement                                                                                  be at least 17 years old (or 18 years old if you are an
     strengthen early childhood teachers’ understanding and skills                                                                                      Completion of our Level 5 home-based care programme may
                                                                                being Academic IELTS Level 5.5 with no score lower than 5)                                                                                international student with the minimum entry requirement
     in working with Pasifika learners and their families.                                                                                              provide a pathway into our Level 7 Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          being Academic IELTS Level 5.5 with no score lower than 5)
                                                                                                                                                        initial teacher education programme and the opportunity to

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     If you are not a qualified teacher, the programme can be studied           provide a written reference (which cannot be from a family              further your early childhood career.
     full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years. If you are a qualified    member or friend)                                                                                                                         provide a written reference (which cannot be from a family
     teacher, you can study the programme part-time over 1 year,                                                                                                                                                          member or friend)
     which makes it ideal for professional learning and development.
                                                                                                                                                        Programme delivery
                                                                                provide evidence that you will be working with children in an
                                                                                                                                                        Te ara tuku
                                                                                early childhood service                                                                                                                   provide evidence that you will be working with children in a
     Programme delivery                                                                                                                                 Online learning                                                   home-based setting during your study
     Te ara tuku                                                                pass a children’s worker safety check as required under the             Field-based learning
                                                                                Vulnerable Children Act 2014                                                                                                              pass a children’s worker safety check as required under the
     Blended learning                                                                                                                                                                                                     Vulnerable Children Act 2014
                                                                                                                                                        Four 30-credit courses will be taught over a 1-year period
     Field-based learning                                                       have NCEA Level 3 (including 10 literacy credits at Level               through online learning. This programme can be completed
                                                                                2 and 10 numeracy credits at Level 1) – if you do not                   part-time over a 2-year period if desired.                        have NCEA Level 3 (including 10 literacy credits at Level
     Four 30-credit courses will be taught over a 1-year period                 have NCEA Level 3 or its equivalent, we will consider your                                                                                2 and 10 numeracy credits at Level 1) – if you do not
     through a combination of online and face-to-face learning.                                                                                         Full-time students will study two courses concurrently
                                                                                application on a case-by-case basis.                                                                                                      have NCEA Level 3 or its equivalent, we will consider your
                                                                                                                                                        in Semester 1 with the remaining two courses studied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          application on a case-by-case basis.
                                                                                                                                                        concurrently in Semester 2. Part-time students will study
                                                                                                                                                        one course per semester over 2 years.
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     Other programmes
     Ngā hōtaka atu

     Teacher Education Refresh (TER)
     Te Ara Tū Whakaako

     Gain or regain your full                                         Admission requirements
                                                                      Ngā hiahiatanga tono
     practising certificate.                                          The TER programme is designed for two groups:

     The TER programme is for early childhood teachers who have        Provisionally certificated teachers who want to apply for
     not gained a full practising certificate. The programme could     another provisional practising certificate 6 years or more after
     also be of interest to primary-trained teachers who want to       becoming registered. The programme will assist those who
     learn more about working in ECE or internationally qualified      have limited or no teaching experience since completing
     early childhood teachers who want to learn more about the         their initial teacher education qualification to become up to
     New Zealand environment.                                          date on current education initiatives and ensure they are well
                                                                       prepared to teach successfully.
     Programme delivery
                                                                       Teachers who completed their initial teacher education
     Te ara tuku
                                                                       qualification 6 years ago or more and are applying to become
     Blended learning                                                  registered. Qualified but non-practising teachers are likely
     Field-based learning                                              to have minimal teaching experience within the compulsory
                                                                       education system since they completed their qualification.
     The TER programme comprises four 4-week modules over a            This is because, for most teaching positions in New Zealand,
     20-week period. It comprises three modules of self-directed       it is a requirement to have a current practising certificate.
     online learning and one supervised practicum module. There is
     a break of 1 or 2 weeks between each module.                     If you have questions or want to discuss your individual
                                                                      situation, please email TER@educationcouncil.org.nz.
     There are usually two intakes a year in February and July, and
     the programme must be completed within a year.                   All applicants must undergo a children’s worker safety
                                                                      check as required under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
     The four modules are offered in the sequence below but
     can be completed out of sequence within 1 year of starting
     although students can go on hold for up to 1 year.               Programme structure
                                                                      Te whakatakototanga o te hōtaka
     Modules                                                          Participants should follow one of two pathways:
     Kōwae
                                                                       Practicum-based option
     Today’s and Tomorrow’s Learning Communities                       Teachers not currently employed in a full-time teaching
     Ngā Hapori Ako o Nāianei me Āpōpō                                 position in an ECE service will be required to complete
     Curriculum, Assessment and Planning                               a four-week practicum in a centre
     Whakariterite – Marautanga, Aromatawai
                                                                       Fast track option
     The Professional Teacher – Belonging to a Profession
     Te Kaiako Ringa Ngaio – Te Taumata o te Akoranga Ako              For teachers in full-time permanent or full-time fixed-term
                                                                       teaching positions for 12 months at time of enrolment.
     Supervised Practicum
     Whakatātare                                                      Participants must provide a letter from their ECE service
     There is no set weekly early childhood service attendance        confirming:
     requirement for this programme, but spending some time in a       the applicant’s employment
     centre is recommended, especially if you have not worked as
     a teacher recently.                                               the centre support for the teacher for the duration of the
                                                                       TER programme.
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     How to apply
     Te tono

     We would love to have you study with us. Please follow the
     application process below.

     Please contact our Student Services team on 0800 244 532
     or email studentservices@ecnz.ac.nz if you want advice or
     help with your application.
                                                                    3   Verified identification and citizenship                       5                                                            8
                                                                        You must provide the following:
     Note: Steps 4, 5 and 6 are only required if you are applying       • Evidence of your name, age and New Zealand or
     for the Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) or Graduate Diploma of            Australian citizenship or permanent residency. This
     Teaching (ECE) programme.                                            should be in the form of a verified birth certificate,
                                                                          passport, residency permit or New Zealand
                                                                          citizenship certificate.
      1                                                                 • A verified copy of your marriage certificate if your
                                                                          married name differs from the name on any of the
                                                                          above documents.
                                                                        • Student ID and a verification of identity form, which
                                                                          needs to include a passport-size photo that meets
                                                                          the requirements outlined on ecnz.ac.nz.
                                                                        You must also supply verified supplementary evidence              We will contact you to arrange an interview.
                                                                        in one of the following forms:                                                                                                  Your enrolment is confirmed once the following has
                                                                                                                                                                                                        happened:
                                                                        • Driver licence
                                                                                                                                      6                                                                 • Your completed enrolment form and required
          Apply online at ecnz.ac.nz.                                   • 18+ card                                                                                                                        documentation has been received.
          An email will be sent acknowledging your application.
                                                                        • IRD number                                                                                                                    • Satisfactory Police check results have been received.
                                                                        • New Zealand-issued utility bill issued within the                                                                             • Your fees have been paid. If you are applying for
      2   Send through your documents and all other                       previous 6 months.                                                                                                              a student loan, you are able to do this prior to
          documentation required.                                                                                                                                                                         confirmation of enrolment.

          Note: A verified copy is a photocopy of your original
          document signed as being a true and accurate
                                                                    4   Your employer or someone who has observed your
                                                                        work with children in an ECE setting needs to send a                                                                      Assessment of credit for prior learning (RPL)
          copy by a Justice of the Peace (JP), solicitor, church        confidential referee’s report directly to Te Rito Maioha’s                                                                Ngā akoranga o mua
          minister, kaumātua, Police officer, school principal,         National Office. They cannot be a relative.
          Member of Parliament or Te Rito Maioha teaching                                                                                                                                         If you would like to have your prior learning assessed, you
          staff member. You can find a list of Justices of the          You or your employer needs to send us your Student                                                                        need to complete the Assessment of Credit for Prior Learning
          Peace in the Yellow Pages of the telephone book               Education Agreement form. By completing this form,                                                                        application form available online at ecnz.ac.nz.
          or at www.jpfed.org.nz.                                       the ECE service is indicating it is willing to support your                                                               There is no credit for prior learning available for the Graduate
                                                                        application and will continue to support you throughout                                                                   Diploma of Teaching (ECE) or Teacher Education Refresh
                                                                        your study.                                                                                                               (TER) programme.
                                                                                                                                          If you are selected, enrolment information is emailed

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                                                                                                                                          to you.
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                                                                                                                                      7   You return your signed enrolment confirmation form
                                                                                                                                          to Te Rito Maioha’s National Office.
Locations
Ngā wāhi whakaako
We are a field-based provider
with 11 teaching bases across
New Zealand.                                                                             WHĀNGĀREI
                                                                           MANUKAU
                                                                KIRIKIRIROA | HAMILTON
                                                                                              ROTORUA
                                                                                                  TŪRANGA-NUI-A-KIWA | GISBORNE
 National Office
                                                                                                HERETAUNGA | HASTINGS
 Physical address            Freephone                   PAPAIOEA | PALMERSTON NORTH

 Level 4                     0800 244 532                     WHAKATŪ | NELSON            TE WHANGANUI-A-TARA | WELLINGTON
 The Thorndon Centre
 191 Thorndon Quay           Tel 04 473 4672
 Wellington 6011                                                                  ŌTAUTAHI | CHRISTCHURCH
                             Website
 Postal address              ecnz.ac.nz
 PO Box 12725                                                              ŌTEPOTI | DUNEDIN
 Thorndon
 Wellington 6144

 Whangarei                         Rotorua                           Palmerston North                  Christchurch
 Northland Events Centre           1157 Pukuatua Street              23 Mihaere Drive                  Unit 2B
 Unit F2                           Rotorua 3010                      Palmerston North 4414             Airport Business Park
 51 Okara Drive                                                                                        92 Russley Road
                                   Tel 07 346 2408                   Tel 06 355 0108
 Whangarei 0110                                                                                        Christchurch 8042
 Tel 09 438 1960                                                                                       Tel 03 342 1362

 Manukau                           Gisborne                          Wellington                        Dunedin
 Manukau Westfield                 295 Palmerston Road               Ground Floor                      Level 2, Bracken Court
 Shopping Centre                   Gisborne 4010                     191A Thorndon Quay                480 Moray Place
 Level 1, Westfield Tower                                            Thorndon                          Dunedin 9016
                                   Tel 06 868 4775
 Leyton Way                                                          Wellington 6011
                                                                                                       Tel 03 477 8511
 Auckland 2104
                                                                     Tel 04 460 8921
 Tel 09 263 9755

 Hamilton                          Hawke’s Bay                       Nelson
 Level 1                           Level 1                           197 Bridge Street
 410 Victoria Street               Heretaunga House                  Nelson 7010
 Hamilton Central                  Cnr Lyndon Road &
                                                                     Tel 03 548 0511
 Hamilton 3204                     Warren Street
                                   Hastings 4122
 Tel 07 838 3927
                                   Tel 06 878 2307

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Rated as a Category 1 provider by the New Zealand
Qualifications Authority, Te Rito Maioha is one of the best
providers of initial teacher education. To enrol with us,
talk to our Student Services Team.
Call 0800 244 532
or email studentservices@ecnz.ac.nz

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