Whether your passion is early childhood, primary, tertiary teaching, or adult education, our programmes will help put you on the path to a meaningful career, with a recognised qualification and real-world experience.

Educators are at the heart of building confident children and strong, positive communities. Now more than ever, the world needs dedicated educators who enjoy helping people of all ages develop to their full potential.

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Certificate of Proficiency

Keen to study a stand-alone course?

At MIT you can apply to study an individual course to gain proficiency in a specific area. Our Certificate of Proficiency options allow you to study an individual course without enrolling in a full programme.

Find out what Education courses are available to study as a Certificate of Proficiency.

Potential jobs and salaries
Job Average Salary*
Nanny $16 - $26 per hour
Early Childhood Teacher $46K - 70K per year
Early Childhood Head Teacher $70K - 79K per year
Teacher Aide $16 - $25 per hour
Primary School Teacher $48K - 72K per year
Secondary School Teacher $48K - 78K per year
Tertiary Lecturer $48K - 92K per year

*Salary source from: (as at March 2018)

Why choose MIT?

Our highly skilled teaching team, within the School of Education, has strong links to many areas of the educational community. Our industry contributions strengthen our courses, ensuring they are relevant to the sector.

Our staff are active researchers who are up to date with the latest developments in education in New Zealand and overseas, and have many years of teaching experience.

We meet regularly with industry professionals in all of our teaching areas, who tell us what they need from graduates, and we continually update our programmes to reflect best practice and the needs of our community.