Glossary J - N

 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

JAG

Joint Agency Group (NZQA and MoE for NCEA).

JAG

Te Rōpū Tautokorua o ngā Kiriāwhina (NZQA me MoE mō te NCEA).

 JCG

Joint Consultative Group (NZQA and Universities New Zealand).

JCG

e Rōpū Tautokorua (NZQA me Te Pōkai Tara).

 kaupapa

The purpose and goals of an organisation.

kaupapa

Ko te tikanga matua me ngā whāinga o tētahi whakahaere.

 learner

A person who is involved in learning and/or assessment (at an education and training provider or in the workplace, etc.).

ākonga

Ko tētahi tangata e ako ana, e aromatawaitia ana hoki/rānei (i te kura, i te whare whakangungu tūmataiti, i te kuratini, i te wānanga, i te whare wānanga, i te wāhi mahi, aha atu rānei).

learning outcome 

An expected result of learning in terms of skills and knowledge.

(te) hua o te ako

Ko tētahi hua e tūmanakotia ana ka puta i te akoranga.

level 

The ten levels of the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. Levels are based on complexity, with Level 1 the least complex and Level 10 the most complex. All qualifications on the NZQF are assigned on the 10 levels. 

kaupae

Ko ngā whakapaparanga tekau o te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa. Ko te kaupae 1 te kaupae tīmata, ko te kaupae 10 he matatini, he hōhonu. Ka whakatakotoria ngā kaupae o ia paerewa huri noa i te motu i runga anō i ngā aratohu whānui, arā, ngā kaupae 10.

Managing National Assessment (MNA)

Managing National Assessment (MNA) is the term used to describe the processes for achieving valid, fair, accurate and consistent internal assessment in schools.  It is a partnership between schools and NZQA by which NZQA checks, evaluates and reports on schools’ processes and systems to ensure that internal assessment decisions and systems remain effective.

Whakawākanga Aromatawai ā-Motu

He tukanga hei whakaū i te tika, i te pono me te taurite o ngā aromatawai ā-roto kei ngā kura. He hononga i waenga nui i te kura me NZQA. He arohaehae i whaihua  o ngā tukanga me ngā pūnaha aromatawai ā-roto.

marker 

A person appointed and trained by NZQA to be responsible for ensuring valid, fair and consistent assessment judgements. Markers assist with the operation of the external assessment process, being allocated a number of answer booklets for which they are responsible for marking.

kaimāka

Ko tētahi tangata kua whakatūngia, kua whakangungua e te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa ka noho haepapa ki te whakapūmau i te pono, i te tika me te ōritetanga o ngā whakawākanga aromatawai. Ko ngā kaimāka ka āwhina i te whakahaerenga o te hātepe aromatawai ā-waho. Ka tohaina ki a rātau he puka whakahoki, ā, ka noho haepapa rātau mō aua puka whakahoki.

Master's degree

A level 9 qualification with the purpose to qualify individuals who apply on advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for research, a pathway for further learning and professional practice. A Master's degree may equally be multidisciplinary.

Tohu Paerua

Ko tētahi tohu mātauranga ka whai, ka tāpiri mātauranga me ngā pūkenga ki te Tohu Paetahi, kia kaha ake te mahi me te akoranga e hiahiatia ana, hei rangahau, hei tūhura, hei whai i te ngāiotanga.

Mātauranga Māori evaluative quality assurance

Mātauranga Māori Evaluative Quality Assurance (MM EQA) is a partnership between mātauranga Māori and the evaluative quality assurance approach.  There is an important need for a quality assurance approach, which provides a constructive way of coming to a “shared” understanding about an organisation's performance and capability in delivering high quality education from a mātauranga Māori perspective.

Te Whakaū Kounga me te Aromātai o te Mātauranga Māori

Ko te Whakaū Kounga me te Aromātai o te Mātauranga Māori tētahi hononga o te whakaū kounga me te aromātai ki Mātauranga Māori.  He hiranga tā te mahi whakaū kounga hei whai pānga, hei whaimōhio i ngā mahi i tutuki me te kaha o te rōpū amorangi mātauranga ki te whakapuaki mātauranga kounga ki tā te tirohanga Māori.

Metro Group

One of two ITP assessociations in New Zealand.

Metro Group

Ko tētahi o ngā ITP e rua ki Aotearoa.

moderation 

National external moderation provides assurance that assessment decisions are made at the national standard. 

(te) whakaōritetanga

Ko tētahi tukanga e whakapūmau ana he tika, he pono ngā ngohe aromatawai o tētahi whakahaere, he rite hoki ki te paerewa e hiahiatia ana puta noa i tētahi huinga kaiaromatawai, whakahaere aromatawai rānei.

moderation panel

A panel with acknowledged expertise to confirm that assessment results reflect the standard described.

kāhui whakaōrite

Ko tētahi kāhui o ngā mātanga kua mōhiotia hei whakaū kua eke ngā tukunga iho o te aromatawai ki te paerewa kua whakaaturia.

moderator

An independent person who has acknowledged expertise to confirm that assessment results reflect intended standards.

kaiwhakaōrite

Ko tētahi tangata motuhake kua mōhiotia tōna pūkengatanga hei whakaū kua eke ngā tukunga iho o te aromatawai ki ngā paerewa.

MoE

Ministry of Education.

MoE

Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga.

monitor

An independent person who undertakes monitoring of degrees and related qualifications to provide NZQA with assurance that the degree programme is being delivered in accordance with the requirements of the initial approval and accreditation and that the programme is  still degree worthy and meets the needs of stakholders.

kaitirotiro

Ko tētahi tangata motuhake ka āwhina i te kaituku kua whakamanatia ki te tuku tohu paetahi, hei arotake i te painga o tētahi hōtaka tohu paetae me te tika hoki o te pūnaha whakahaere i te kounga o te kaituku.

MQS

Māori Qualifications Services, a NZQA business unit. (More details)

MQS

Te Ratonga Tohu Mātauranga Māori, he kōwae nā NZQA (He kōrero anō). 

 National Certificate

A qualification on the NZQF Framework that recognises skills and knowledge that meet nationally endorsed standards (unit and achievement standards). National qualifications are being replaced by New Zealand qualifications.

Pōkaitahi ā-Motu

Tētahi tohu mātauranga i runga i te paerewa o te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa  ka whakaae i ngā pūkenga me te mātauranga e rite ana ki ngā paerewa ā-motu (ngā paerewa me ngā paerewa paetae);E whakamoengia ana ngā pōkaitahi ā-motu.

 

National Certificate of Educational Achievement 

The National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) is New Zealand’s main national qualification for senior secondary school and is available in three levels.

(Te) Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea

Ko (Te) Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea te tino tohu mō ngā mahi NCEA i roto i ngā kura tuarua kua wehea ki ngā taumata e toru.

 National Diploma

A qualification on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework that recognises skills and knowledge that meet nationally endorsed standards (unit and achievement standards); National Diplomas are registered between levels 5 and 7. National qualifications are being phased out and replaced by New Zealand qualifications.

Pōkairua ā-Motu

Ko tētahi tohu mātauranga i runga i te paerewa o te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa ka whakaae i ngā pūkenga me te mātauranga e rite ana ki ngā paerewa ā-motu (ngā paerewa me ngā paerewa paetae); Ka rēhitatia ngā Pōkairua ā-motu i waenga i ngā kaupae 5 me 7. E whakamoengia ana ngā pōkairua ā-motu.

NCEA

National Certificate of Educational Achievement.

NCEA

Te Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea.

NEGs

National Education Guidelines.

NEGs

Ngā Aratohu Mātauranga ā-Motu.

NESB

Non-English Speaking Background.

NESB

I Takea mai i te Wāhi Kōrero Ingarihi Kore.

New Zealand Certificate

A qualification with at least 40 credits that meets the requirements for listing on the NZQF at levels 1 to 6. National qualifciations are being replaced by New Zealand qualifications.

Pōkaitahi o Aotearoa

He tohu e tūtuki ana i ngā rārangi paetae ā Te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa taumata 1-6, ā, e 40 ngā whiwhinga i te itinga iho.  Ka whakakapia ngā tohu ā-motu e ngā tohu o Aoteroa.

New Zealand Diploma

A qualification with at least 72 credits that meets the requirements for listing on the NZQF at levels 1 to 6. National qualifications are being replaced by New Zealand qualifications.

Pōkairua o Aotearoa

He tohu e tūtuki ana i ngā rārangi paetae ā Te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa taumata 1-6, ā, e 72 ngā whiwhinga i te itinga iho.  Ka whakakapia ngā tohu ā-motu e ngā tohu o Aoteroa.

New Zealand Scholarship

The New Zealand Scholarship examinations are designed to extend the top-peforming final year 13 students, and to provide grants to help with tertiary study.  It does not contribute to a qualification.

Karahipi o Aotearoa

Ko te Karahipi o Aotearoa ka tukua ki ngā ākonga kua tūtuki i ngā paerewa karahipi i te itinga rawa o ngā kaupapa ako e toru, i roto i ngā tau e toru.

norm-referenced assessment

Learner achievement which is judged/ranked against the achievements of other learners.

(te) aromatawai mā te whakatairite (norm-referenced assessment)

Ko te whakatūtukitanga o te ākonga ka whakawākia/whakaraupapahia i runga i ngā whakatūtukitanga o ētahi atu ākonga.

Notional Learning Hours

Notional learning hours include direct contact time with teachers and trainers ("directed learning"); time spent in studying and doing assignments and undertaking practical tasks ("self-directed" or "on-task" learning); and time spent on assessment.  10 notional learning hours equals 1 credit.

Haora Akoranga Ariā

Kei roto i ngā haora akoranga ariā ko te wā whakapā kei waenganui i ngā pouako me ngā kaiwhakangungu (“akoranga tōtika”); ko te wā ako, whakatutuki whakatauanga, mahi rāwekeweke (akoranga “whakahaere takitahi”) me te wā ka whakapaua ki ngā aromatawai.  E taurite ana ia 10 haora mō ia kotahi whiwhinga.

NQS

National Qualifications Services, a NZQA business unit (More details).

NQS

Te Ratonga Tohu Mātauranga ā-Motu, he kōwae kaipakihi nā NZQA (He kōrero anō).

NSI 

National Student Index. The system maintained by the Ministry of Education that contains registration details for all learners known to the Ministry. The NSI assigns a lifetime identification number (NSN, National Student Number) to each learner.

NSI

Te Rārangi ā-Motu o ngā Ākonga. Ko te pūnaha e manaakitia ana e te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga e pupuri ana i ngā kōrero rēhita mō ngā ākonga e mōhiotia ana e te MOE. Ka tohaina e te NSI he tau ākonga ā-motu (NSN, National Student Number) ki ia ākonga.

NSN

National Student Number. See NSI.

NSN

Tau Ākonga ā-Motu. Tirohia NSI.

NVQ

National Vocational Qualification (UK).

NVQ

Te Tohu Mātauranga Mahi ā-Motu (UK).

NZAIMS

New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools (Go to the NZAIMS website).

NZAIMS

Te Rōpū o ngā Kura Māhuri o Aotearoa (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZAIMS).

NZCER

New Zealand Council for Educational Research (Go to the NZCER website).

NZCER

Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa mō te Rangahau i te Mātauranga (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZCER).

NZCTU

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (Go to the NZCTU website).

NZCTU

Te Rūnanga o ngā Uniana o Aotearoa (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZCTU).

NZDipBus 

The New Zealand Diploma of Business, administered by NZQA.

NZDipBus

Pōkairua whakarite Pākihi o Aotearoa, nā NZQA.

NZEI

New Zealand Educational Institute (Go to the NZEI website).

NZEI

New Zealand Educational Institute (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZEI).

NZITP

One of two ITP associations in New Zealand.

NZITP

Ko tētahi o ngā ITP e rua ki Aotearoa.

NZPPTA 

See PPTA.

NZPPTA 

Tirohia PPTA.

NZPF

New Zealand Principals' Federation (Go to the NZPF website).

NZPF

Ngā Tumuaki o Aotearoa (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZPF).

NZQA

New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

NZQA

Te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

NZQF 

New Zealand Qualifications Framework.  From 1 July 2010, the NZQF replaced the New Zealand Register of Quality Assured Qualifications, Te Āhurutanga (the Register) and the National Qualifications Framework.  The NZQF is a comprehensive list of all quality-assured qualifications in New Zealand.

NZQF

Te Taura Here Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

NZSCED

New Zealand Standard Classification of Education (MoE).

NZSCED

Te Pūnaha Whakarōpū Mātauranga o Aotearoa (MoE).

NZTC

New Zealand Teachers Council (Go to the NZTC website).

NZTC

Te Rūnanga Pouako o Aotearoa (Haere ki te paetukutuku o NZTC).

NZUSA

New Zealand Union of Students' Associations.

NZUSA

Te Rōpū Uniana mō ngā Ākonga nō Aotearoa.

NZVCC

New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee (now operating as Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara) is the statutory body with primary responsibility for quality assurance matters of the university sector (See the website).

Te Pōkai Tara

Ko te Kōmiti Tumuaki tētahi rōpū ā-ture, ā, kei Te Pōkai Tara te mana whakahaere i ngā take whakaū kounga o te wāhanga whare wānanga (Tirohia te paetukutuku).

 

 
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