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Students across the country preparing for exams

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Whānau, family and teachers are helping students get ready for this year’s NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship exams, which begin next week on Wednesday 7 November. More >>

Investment in tertiary education well monitored

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Oversight of the Government’s $2.8 billion investment in tertiary education is sound, an independent review says. The review, commissioned by the Chief Executives of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority ... More >>

Scholarship Candidates access marked booklets electronically

Friday, 5 December 2014, 11:09 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

New Zealand Scholarship papers are currently being marked and uploaded into an online storage facility. Candidates will be able to access their booklets online from February 10, 2015. More >>

NCEA exams complete

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 10:55 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Today is the last day of the NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations. Over 143,000 students sat 120 exams over four weeks says NZQA Deputy Chief Executive Assessment, Richard Thornton. “The examination process is a very large operation with a significant ... More >>

Study Abroad website updated to include more NZ providers

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is pleased to announce that the Chinese Ministry of Education will be adding nine New Zealand education providers to its website of international places of study. More >>

New Deputy Chief Executive at NZQA

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NZQA Chief Executive Karen Poutasi, Announced Today the Appointment of Jane Von Dadelszen As the Agency’s New Deputy Chief Executive – Quality Assurance. More >>

143,000 students prepare for examinations

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 11:33 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

More than 143,000 candidates are preparing for this year's NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations being held from 9 November to 4 December. More >>

Industry Input Vital to Targeted Review of Qualifications

Monday, 21 May 2012, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Andrew Brownlee and his team of industry specialists are embarking on 3 months of listening to engage as many people as possible in a review process that will determine the future of the country’s qualifications for the manufacturing sector. More >>

Changes to University Entrance for 2014

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

From 2014 there will be a new university entrance (UE) requirement for entry in 2015. The new UE requirement will continue to be the minimum requirement for entry to university. More >>

Scholarship Results In The Post

Monday, 8 February 2010, 3:31 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NZ Scholarship examination results for nearly 9000 students have been posted today (8 February) and will be delivered from tomorrow. Scholarship students will also be able to log-in and check their results on the NZQA website tomorrow afternoon ... More >>

NCEA Results In The Post

Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NCEA examination candidates have just one more day to wait for the results of exams sat at the end of 2009, with result notices mailed today (13 January). Notices will begin arriving in letterboxes tomorrow, and will be online on the NZQA website from ... More >>

Examination Update - Marking close to completion

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Marking of nearly 2 million NCEA and 9000 NZ Scholarship examination papers is almost complete with NCEA results due with candidates in mid-January, and Scholarship results due in February. More >>

Examination Update - Marking close to completion

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 3:41 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Marking of nearly 2 million NCEA and 9000 NZ Scholarship examination papers is almost complete with results due with candidates by mid-January, as normal. More >>

NZQA Withdrawals Registration From Training School

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has withdrawn registration as a private training establishment from the New Zealand Academy of Studies, of Auckland, following an investigation into the fraudulent issuing of a qualification. More >>

Twitter service for exam candidates

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Candidates in this year’s NCEA and Scholarship senior secondary school exams can sign up to receive reminders and updates from NZQA through the social networking site, Twitter. Around 140,000 students will be involved with exams from November ... More >>

Drop In Breach Of Exam Rules

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 10:41 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The number of serious breaches of examination rules dropped by almost half in the 2008 senior secondary school examinations. More >>

Credit where it's due for young songwriters

Friday, 22 May 2009, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The 2009 National Secondary School Songwriting Competition and the 2009 Peace Song Competition are open to all secondary school students, with entries closing on Friday, 5 June 2009. More >>

NZQA listening to stakeholders

Friday, 10 November 2006, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Improvements to NZQA documentation from next year have resulted from consultation and show the Authority is listening to stakeholders, Business NZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says. More >>

Employers - Have Your Say!

Friday, 1 September 2006, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority wants more feedback from employers and industry groups about proposed changes to the Record of Learning. The Record of Learning lists the educational achievements of individual students and is being re-designed in response ... More >>

Schools embrace flexibility

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 10:18 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Schools are using the flexibility of the National Qualifications Framework and NCEA to be increasingly creative in the courses they offer to students, research shows. More >>

 

 

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