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<ul><li> 1. NATIONAL CERTIFICATE OFEDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT</li></ul> <p> 2. NCEA Level One replaced SchoolCertificate NCEA Level Two replaced Sixth FormCertificate NCEA Level Three replaced Bursary 3. NCEA focuses on what students cando rather than comparing them toother students. 4. Credits are a way of showing thevalue of an assessment. An assessment may be worth2, 3,4, 5, 6 or even 12 creditsdepending on how much work isinvolved and how much is beingassessed. 5. Assessment may be INTERNAL Set and assessed by teacherswithin the school.OR EXTERNAL Set and assessed by NZQA 6. Achievement Standards Unit Standards 7. ACHIEVEMENT STANDARDS are assessmentswhich may be INTERNAL or EXTERNAL andwhich allow students to gainEXCELLENCE, MERIT or ACHIEVEMENT grades. Generally the traditionally academic courses willoffer mainly Achievement Standards. 8. UNIT STANDARDS are assessments which areINTERNAL only. Achievement is usually measured with Achievedand Not Achieved only. Unit standards are used mainly for employmentbased subjects 9. Replaced School Certificate Level 6 on the New Zealand Curriculum. Is gained by achieving 80 credits at level one orhigher including A numeracy requirement A literacy requirement 10. 10 Credits are required. There are two ways of gaining these. 10 credits from a range of AchievementStandards across many subjects. 10 special Literacy credits at a level lower thanNCEA Level One. 11. 10 Credits are required. There are two ways of gaining these. 10 credits from a range of AchievementStandards across some subjects. 10 special Numeracy credits at a level lowerthan NCEA Level One. 12. Replaced 6th form certificate Level 7 on the New Zealand Curriculum. 80 CREDITS including 60 at level two or higher 20 at level one or higher 13. Replaced Bursary Level 8 on the New Zealand Curriculum. Requires: 60 Credits at level 3 or higher. And 20 credits at level 2 or higher. 14. LEVEL ONELEVEL TWOL EVEL THREE80 LevelOneCredits 15. 42 credits at LEVEL 3 14 from14 from one14 from one++Another Approved Approved Approvedsubjectsubjectsubject 16. NZQA has been reviewing these requirementsand changes will be introduced. Many universities have differing requirements. 17. 14 Credits in Numeracy at Level One or higher. 4 Credits in Reading at Level Two or higher froma list of specified standards. 4 Credits in Writing at Level Two or higher froma list of specified standards. There are changes to this for next year. 18. Level One ,Two, and Three certificates can all begained with either Merit or Excellence To gain with Merit at least 50 credits at theappropriate level must be Merit To gain with Excellence at least 50 credits at theappropriate level must be Excellence 19. Students are able to have individual coursesendorsed with Merit or Excellence To gain a subject with Merit or Excellence astudent must gain 14 credits at the level ( orhigher). At least 3 of the credits must be Internal and atleast 3 must be External 20. External only. Students interested in this should talk with theirsubject teacher first. Awards are made to students who passindividual subjects and who pass in threesubjects. There is a list of scholarship subjects. 21. Schools submit assessed materials to nationalmoderators who check to see that the standardremains the same across the country. 22. Classes within schools moderate theassessments to make sure it is fair across theclasses. This may be by having one or twoteachers mark the whole assessment, by check-marking or by assessing together. 23. $76.70 at each level (last years figures- to beconfirmed this year). Includes three scholarship subjects Financial Assistance is available forbeneficiaries, community service card holdersand families with more than one child enrollingfor qualifications. 24. If students are absent from internalassessments they need either a medicalcertificate or a note from home (in cases ofbereavement etc.) In most cases furtherassessment opportunities will be available.Sometimes the student will have missed out. Other absences, e.g. school trips, require aleave form to be completed in advance. 25. We endeavour to provide a further assessmentopportunity for most standards. In some cases this may not be feasible. 26. Students may have only one resubmission andone further assessment opportunity. This means it is important they get it right firsttime. 27. Year 10 students are given the opportunity todemonstrate achievement in some unitstandards and achievement standards. If they are a Year 10 student they will not beawarded until Year 11. 28. As parents and caregivers, you are able toaccess online, some information held by theschool concerning your child Type of information Attendance, Discipline, Results, Fees, Timetabl e, Notices and Calendar 29. WWW.nzqa.govt.nz</p>