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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management) (Level 8)

Course Description

Early childhood professionals’ scholarship in the areas of leadership and management are enhanced through the study of this postgraduate certificate which focuses on expert knowledge through in-depth exploration of associated issues and trends.

Study Highlights Summary

Program Overview

  • Authentic leadership in early childhood education.
  • The ethical basis of leadership.
  • Managing early childhood settings.
  • The teacher leader and manager in early childhood education.


  • You will gain higher level specific skills in leadership, management and mentoring.
  • Encourages you to critically reflect on leadership and management as they relate to early childhood education.
  • Complete an NZQA approved postgraduate qualification in just six months.

Entry Criteria

Please refer to full entry criteria details on the NZTC website.


Course Level

Course Level Postgraduate Diploma
Study Type Full Time
Region NZ Wide
Duration 0.5 year
Intakes Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Tuition Fee TBC
Registration Fee
Other Study Costs
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