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With Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Years) you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to be a leader in early years education.
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Postgraduate study in early years is of particular value for early childhood educators and early years teachers, facilitators of early childhood professional development, tertiary teachers in early childhood education/early years programmes, and other professionals involved in the education of young children from birth to eight.
This qualification builds upon prior knowledge and experience in early years educational settings, and supports you to further develop your own understandings and teaching practices through engagement with research, theory, and other professionals.
Join us to take your learning to the next level and achieve your goals in education.
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.
Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Education does not qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. If you want to be a teacher, you will also need to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. Please explore your options in our education pathways tool.
Whether you are enhancing your career or broadening your knowledge, the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Years) can lead to numerous opportunities, both professionally and in voluntary positions in the community. Your skills and teaching knowledge will always be highly valued.
Get involved and use your skills to directly benefit the children you teach. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Early Years) graduates work in many educational areas such as:
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