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Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood Education

Bethlehem Tertiary Institute
3 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Approved by NZQA, BTI is currently New Zealand's only approved and accredited Christian-based professional preparation provider for the ECE sector. Our undergraduates are tutored by, and walk alongside, research active staff which means that students who study with us benefit from the very latest research and practice in early childhood education.

Relationship is the heart of teaching; it's important to know yourself and how this impacts your teaching and relationships with the young children in your care. This Level 7 Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood Education degree includes the unique PIPI course; PIPI stands for Personal Integration & Professional Inquiry. Essentially, it focuses on helping student ECE teachers to deepen their understanding of themselves and how their unique gifts and wiring integrates with their chosen teaching profession.

When you graduate with a BTI degree in early childhood education, you will be thoroughly prepared to teach in all early childhood services in New Zealand, including ECE care and education centres, kindergartens and creches.

Why train to be an ECE teacher at BTI?

Choose to study your degree in early childhood education with BTI and benefit from staff who are motivated by our Christian faith to:

  • Offer you full and part-time study options
  • Teach in small groups onsite or by distance
  • Be a relational learning community
  • Take the time to get to know who you are
  • Walk alongside you as you study offering great learning support
  • Draw on the latest research and teaching practice
  • Offer a curriculum that is biblically-based

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Bethlehem Tertiary Institute

BTI is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the NZ Charities Commission. ​Driven by our Christian faith, we foster a strong sense of community that is enjoyed by students and staff alike. We teach in small groups, onsite or by distance,...

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