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NCEA exams finally go online in 2019
Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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NZQA introduces online marking system for NCEA exams, with 14 subjects going online this year and more in 2020. Students support move to digital assessment.
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Cloud native: Exclusive interview with API Talent's CEO & NZQA's CIO
Tue, 6th Jun 2017
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Drive a Tesla, and then get into another competitor’s electric vehicle and drive that - that for me is the difference.
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NZQA registration withdrawal proves it will not tolerate poor education provision
Wed, 17th May 2017
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The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has withdrawn the registration of Linguis International Institute, a private training establishment.
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Historic statement signed to entice more Korean students to NZ - and vice versa
Fri, 24th Feb 2017
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The lines between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have been significantly bolstered with a recently signed statement.
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Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits
Wed, 18th Jan 2017
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NZ's Te Kura boosts opportunities for Uni hopefuls, providing crucial NCEA credits online to bridge gaps.
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School exams disrupted by earthquake
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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In an urgent update, the NZQA has advised all New Zealand Scholarship examinations have been postponed in light of this morning’s earthquakes.
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Young Māori innovators head to Silicon Valley
Tue, 19th Jul 2016
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The students, along with chaperones, have already left for the land of innovation in California and have a big adventure ahead.
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NZTC makes Chinese Ministry of Education list
Wed, 10th Feb 2016
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The JSJ Study Abroad website lists education providers outside of China who are highly regarded by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
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NCEA exam results online
Wed, 13th Jan 2016
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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.
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NZQA harnesses tech to help students through exam prep
Fri, 30th Oct 2015
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With NCEA exams just a week away, the NZQA is harnessing technology – including YouTube – to provide advice on exam study and preparation.
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NZQA urges parents to help students prepare for exams
Thu, 29th Oct 2015
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NZQA calls on parents to support the 145,000 students facing NCEA exams with practical study advice and environments.
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NZQA to provide exam resources online
Fri, 9th Oct 2015
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A specific page containing study tips, timetables and examination rules will be available on the NZQA website late October.
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Mixed results for NZQA online maths exam
Fri, 9th Oct 2015
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Over 11,000 New Zealand students have completed a digital maths assessment, with mixed results, according to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
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NZQA hits back against online examination criticism
Wed, 2nd Sep 2015
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If students are living & learning in a world where technology is always at their fingertips, it makes sense they should be assessed using technology.
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NCEA apps updated to include more languages
Wed, 2nd Sep 2015
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New version of NCEA Guide and NCEA Student apps available, offering free tools for students, parents, and employers, says NZQA.
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NZQA to discuss digital assessment in schools
Thu, 14th May 2015
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NZQA plans to increase digital assessment in schools, reflecting the need to keep pace with technology, says deputy chief executive Richard Thornton.
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N4L and NZQA partner up to help Kiwi teachers
Wed, 25th Mar 2015
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N4L has officially partnered up with the NZQA to enable teachers to manage their moderation requirements within Pond.
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Pilot trial moves online examinations a step closer
Fri, 9th May 2014
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NZQA partners with Education Perfect for an e-MCAT pilot, bringing NCEA Level 1 maths exams online for select schools.
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Have your say on ICT qualifications
Fri, 11th Oct 2013
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Your views needed on reforming ICT qualifications in NZ. Have a hand in shaping the future landscape of tech education. Deadline: Oct 16.
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Attractions up north
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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microsoft
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Mark Smith, CEO of Whangarei-based Magnetism Software Solutions, tells The Channel about its growth as a supplier of business software solutions.