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NCEA exams finally go online in 2019
“Students are enthusiastic supporters of digital assessment; they tell us it reflects the way they are learning and living, with technology at their fingertips."
Cloud native: Exclusive interview with API Talent's CEO & NZQA's CIO
Drive a Tesla, and then get into another competitor’s electric vehicle and drive that - that for me is the difference.
NZQA registration withdrawal proves it will not tolerate poor education provision
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has withdrawn the registration of Linguis International Institute, a private training establishment.
Historic statement signed to entice more Korean students to NZ - and vice versa
The lines between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have been significantly bolstered with a recently signed statement.
Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits
“Enrolling with Te Kura gives them a chance to quickly earn the credits they need to get into university, polytech, or get a job."
School exams disrupted by earthquake
In an urgent update, the NZQA has advised all New Zealand Scholarship examinations have been postponed in light of this morning’s earthquakes.
Young Māori innovators head to Silicon Valley
The students, along with chaperones, have already left for the land of innovation in California and have a big adventure ahead.
NZTC makes Chinese Ministry of Education list
The JSJ Study Abroad website lists education providers outside of China who are highly regarded by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
NCEA exam results online
Nerves are surely high as the NZQA makes available NCEA results for 2015. Almost 170,000 students can view their results via the NZQA website.
NZQA harnesses tech to help students through exam prep
With NCEA exams just a week away, the NZQA is harnessing technology – including YouTube – to provide advice on exam study and preparation.
NZQA urges parents to help students prepare for exams
“There are a number of standard study principles that everyone can follow to ensure students are working hard to achieve their full potential."
NZQA to provide exam resources online
A specific page containing study tips, timetables and examination rules will be available on the NZQA website late October.
Mixed results for NZQA online maths exam
“This is an important first step towards our goal of having assessments online."
NZQA hits back against online examination criticism
If students are living & learning in a world where technology is always at their fingertips, it makes sense they should be assessed using technology.
NCEA apps updated to include more languages
“The NCEA Guide App is proving valuable in helping parents understand NCEA, and what their children are studying at school.”
NZQA to discuss digital assessment in schools
"We need to ensure we facilitate the assessment changes necessary to parallel the development in the use of technology within the classroom.”
N4L and NZQA partner up to help Kiwi teachers
N4L has officially partnered up with the NZQA to enable teachers to manage their moderation requirements within Pond.
Pilot trial moves online examinations a step closer
The NZQA is partnering with Education Perfect to trial the online assessment of level one NCEA maths.
Have your say on ICT qualifications
Feedback is being sought on the future of ICT qualifications in New Zealand.