New Zealand Qualifications Authority - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

Enhancements to Record of Learning

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

An initial draft of possible enhancements to NZQA's Record of Learning was presented by NZQA Chief Executive Karen Poutasi today (27 July) at the New Zealand Secondary Principals' Council Conference in Christchurch. More >>

Senior Management Appointments at NZQA

Friday, 7 July 2006, 9:52 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Appointments to three new senior management roles at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority have been announced. More >>

NZQA Considers Students' Views of NCEA and NQF

Tuesday, 4 July 2006, 11:53 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority has released a survey that suggests most students understand the NCEA assessment system. More >>

National secondary school statistics encouraging

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The latest statistics on the performance of students in secondary school shows an overall increase in the percentage achieving NCEA qualifications. More >>

NZQA staff consulted about structural change

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 11:02 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority has started consulting with staff on a proposal to implement some structural change. More >>

NZQA announces consultation on foundation learning

Wednesday, 22 February 2006, 10:51 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority today announced that it is consulting with tertiary education organisations about proposed new quality assurance requirements for adult literacy, numeracy and language, described together as 'foundation learning'. More >>

NCEA results update

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority is on track to release NCEA results to 144,000 students in about a fortnight (26-28 January). Acting Chief Executive Karen Sewell says the additional monitoring processes in place during marking last year means ... More >>

Marking of Scholarship proceeding as expected

Tuesday, 10 January 2006, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Qualifications Authority acting Chief Executive Karen Sewell says marking is expected to be finished next week and the results will be sent to students in February, as planned. More >>

Qualifications Authority Chief Executive announced

Monday, 9 January 2006, 10:51 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The new Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority is Dr Karen Poutasi, the current Director-General of Health. She will take up her new role at the beginning of May. More >>

Qualifications Authority exam wrap up

Thursday, 22 December 2005, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Marking of nearly two million exam papers for NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3 is nearing completion. The past month has seen 2000 teachers and former teachers mark the work of 135,000 secondary school students for the 335 externally assessed standards. More >>

Qualifications Authority exam wrap up

Thursday, 22 December 2005, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Marking of nearly two million exam papers for NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3 is nearing completion. The past month has seen 2000 teachers and former teachers mark the work of 135,000 secondary school students for the 335 externally assessed standards. More >>

Monitoring and marking update

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 3:54 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Qualifications Authority Acting Chief Executive Karen Sewell has released an update on the monitoring and marking process for secondary school exams. More >>

Nothing secret or unofficial about exam marking

Monday, 12 December 2005, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority Acting Chief Executive Karen Sewell has again emphasised that there is no secret or unofficial exam marking taking place and that only students who reach the standard will be awarded the credits. More >>

Monitoring and Marking Update

Monday, 12 December 2005, 3:51 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The exams are over. The finals exams, Scholarship Mathematics with Calculus, German and Media Studies, were held on Saturday. More >>

NZQA: Monitoring and Marking Update

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 12:26 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority has advised that some questions in two more standards have been remarked. More >>

Monitoring and Marking Update

Wednesday, 7 December 2005, 10:58 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority has issued an update on monitoring and marking of this year's NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3 exams. More >>

NZQA open and transparent about marking process

Monday, 5 December 2005, 4:11 pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The Qualifications Authority's Acting Chief Executive is pleased that the intensive tracking and monitoring processes in place this year, are working according to plan. More >>

Report on 2nd week of the secondary school exams

Monday, 28 November 2005, 8:33 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The end of the second week of national secondary school exams has seen more than a hundred thousand students sit two Scholarship exams, and 60 NCEA levels 1, 2 and 3 exams which cover more than 200 separate standards. More >>

Report on the first week of secondary school exams

Monday, 21 November 2005, 8:21 am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The first week of national secondary school exams has seen more than 100,000 students sit two Scholarship exams, and 24 NCEA levels 1, 2 and 3 exams. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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