TEPI361-23YA1 (D) Year A First Half 2023 (Distance)

Becoming a professional teacher

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 30 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 12 February 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 May 2023


This course will guide students in the development of a professional framework for their work with children, families, and colleagues. It will examine the role and responsibilities of the ECE teacher. Students will learn how to integrate theory and practice.

*Please note this course is only available to initial teacher education students. To enrol in this course you need to be accepted and enrolled in one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Discuss and critique the content and intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to the role of an early childhood teacher.
2. Explain the professional responsibilities as stated by Teaching Council in Our Code Our Standards.
3. Identify their personal values, beliefs and attitudes and critically reflect on how these may influence their emerging identities as an early childhood teacher.
4. Discuss the factors that influence social and emotional competence and the role of teachers in guiding young children’s behaviour.
5. Critically reflect on the relationship between theory and teaching.


Timetable Note

Course Coordinator

Andrea Delaune


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Reflections and Written Satement 50% Due dates: 28th February 2023 7th March 2023 14th March 2023
Reflections and Oral/Visual Presentation 09 Jun 2023 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All TEPI361 Occurrences

  • TEPI361-23YA1 (C) Year A First Half 2023
  • TEPI361-23YA1 (D) Year A First Half 2023 (Distance)