Te Rito Maioha is an internationally recognised tertiary education provider specialising in early childhood and primary teacher education, research and professional development.
All our early childhood and primary teacher education programmes, diploma and postgraduate programmes are open to international students based in New Zealand.
We have 11 Regional Education Centres throughout New Zealand so international students have the flexibility of where they live and study in New Zealand.
Some of our online-only programmes may be studied remotely from overseas countries of the Pan Pacific region, including the Bachelor of Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Infant and Toddler Learning and Development, and the Master of Education (ECE).
Our graduates are recognised and highly sought after by early childhood centres, schools and other education-related employers. You can be confident that any programmes you study with us are recognised by employers and institutions offshore and in New Zealand. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has awarded us the highest quality rating. Read Te Rito Maioha’s 2022 evaluation by NZQA.
Established in 1963, we have a proud history of shaping education policy and practice as an advocate and advisor to the New Zealand Government. All our early childhood and primary teacher education programmes, diploma and postgraduate programmes are open to international students based in New Zealand.
Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) specialises in early childhood teacher education, offering a range of diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes.
You can live and study in all of New Zealand’s major cities (Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin) as well as some other locations (Whangarei, Gisborne, Hastings, Rotorua, Palmerston North and Nelson).
Before you arrive in New Zealand, get good information and advice on accommodation, living costs, transport and other things you need to know.
To successfully enrol, international students need to arrange visas, insurance, pay fees and talk with us. Teaching students also need to find voluntary or paid work in an early learning centre of school. Here is what you need to know.
To successfully enrol, international students studying from their home country need to provide documentation, pay fees and talk with us. Here is what you need to know.
Students of Te Rito Maioha are supported personally, socially and culturally, as well as academically, during their time with Te Rito Maioha.
Our graduates are highly sought after as teachers and leaders in early childhood education centres, schools and other education-related employment.
Te Rito Maioha follows the Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021.