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Tawa College. NCEA Information Evening 2010. Introduction . Anne West Principal Nominee Term 1, 2010. Information on. NCEA 1, 2, 3 and other Qualifications Day One information Tawa College Assessment Procedures Assessment procedures Use of the web-site. Credit Accumulation.

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tawa college
Tawa College

NCEA Information Evening

2010

introduction
Introduction

Anne West

Principal Nominee

Term 1, 2010

information on
Information on
  • NCEA 1, 2, 3 and other Qualifications
  • Day One information
  • Tawa College Assessment Procedures
  • Assessment procedures
  • Use of the web-site
credit accumulation
Credit Accumulation
  • Students are assessed against standards that are assigned a credit value.
there are two types of standards
There are two types of standards:

Achievement Standards - can be awarded at an

  • Achieved, Merit or Excellence level
unit standards
Unit Standards
  • Achieved is generally the highest award
  • The standard is broken down into elements
  • Students need to show proficiency in each element
level 1 ncea requirements
Level 1 NCEA requirements
  • A total of 80 credits
  • Including:
  • 8 literacy credits level 1
  • 8 numeracy credits level 1
level 2 and 3 ncea
Level 2 and 3 NCEA

Level 2

  • 80 credits – 20 of these at level 1

Level 3

  • 80 credits – 20 of these at level 2
endorsement certificates
Endorsement certificates

Excellence – 50 excellence credits

Merit – 50 merit or above credits

university entrance from 2004

14 credits at

level 3

or higher in no more than 2 domains or

‘approved

subject’ area

14 credits at

level 3

or higher in an

‘approved

subject’ area

14 credits at

level 3

or higher in an

‘approved

subject’ area

University Entrance from 2004
  • 14 credits in Mathematics at Level 1 or higher
  • 4 credits at Level 2 or above in Reading
  • 4 credits at Level 2 or above in Writing
new zealand scholarship
New Zealand Scholarship
  • A monetary award recognising top students
  • Does not earn credits; is not a qualification
  • Scholarship awards appear on Record of Learning
information on1
Information on
  • NCEA 1, 2, 3 and other Qualifications
  • Day One information
  • Tawa College Assessment Procedures
  • Use of the web-site
how do students know
How do students know?

Day One information:

What is to be assessed including the credit value.

Indication of when assessment will occur.

Is the assessment internal or external?

internal or external assessment
Internal or External Assessment

External assessments are run by NZQA.

The school has no control over the timing or how the assessment will be conducted.

information on2
Information on
  • NCEA 1, 2, 3 and other Qualifications
  • Day One information
  • Tawa College Assessment Procedures
  • Use of the website
internal assessment
Internal Assessment

Tawa College Assessment Procedures

school assessment policy
School assessment policy

Each students will receive a copy in week 5

Covers procedure for

  • absences from assessment
  • cases of sharing of work
  • concerns about grade awarded
absence from an assessment
Absence from an assessment

Illness Student needs

  • to apply for an assessment opportunity
  • Collect form from office
  • Requires a written note

Pre-arranged Absence

  • Discuss with class teacher/Principal

Deliberate absence results in a Not Achieved grade

extension of time
Extension of time
  • Must be pre-approved
  • Valid reason
sharing of work
Sharing of work

If students share work for an individual assessment both are given a Not Achieved grade

re submission or re assessment
Re-submission or re-assessment

Re-submission

If there are slight errors or omissions

students may be offered the opportunity to review their assessment and re-submit

re assessment
Re-assessment

If practical at least one re-assessment opportunity is offered.

Emphasis is on

“Do it once – do it right”

There is no re-assessment opportunity in externals

concerns about grade awarded
Concerns about grade awarded
  • Talk to teacher (within days)
  • Review by HOD
  • Review by Principal Nominee
information on3
Information on
  • NCEA 1, 2, 3 and other Qualifications
  • Day One information
  • Tawa College Assessment Procedures
  • Use of the website
reporting results
Reporting results

Assess to NZQA website to review marks that have been submitted

use of web site
Use of web-site

Students are encouraged to check the website on a regular basis.

Tawa College submits a file every two weeks from May but it can be as frequent as twice a week later in the year.

If a problem – please ask.

more information
More information

NZQA website (for parents / for students)

www.nzqa.govt.nz

Tawa College website

Anne West

awest@tawacol.school.nz

Ph: 232 8184 Ext 838