Choosing the right course

  • Applications for the Career Changer scholarships will open on 18 October 2021 and close 15 November 2021.
  • Applications for all other TeachNZ scholarships will open on 1 February 2022 and close 28 February 2022.


There's a huge range of study options available, so use this search tool to help you choose a programme that suits you. All the programmes listed here will lead to teacher registration and all the providers are fully accredited to offer these qualifications.   

Once you’ve chosen a course, contact the relevant tertiary provider. They'll be able to give you more information about their qualifications, entry criteria, application forms and study dates.

TeachNZ provides a number of scholarships for people wishing to qualify as a teacher in New Zealand. 

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Note: Providers from outside your selected region(s) who offer distance learning may be included in search results.


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