Assessment Matters

Matapakitia.jpg

Approved Calculators List for External Assessments in 2015
A2015/001 - 13 Jan 2015

TO:

Principal
Principal's Nominee
All teachers

Approved Calculators List for External Assessments in 2015

Candidates in the 2015 NCEA or New Zealand Scholarship external examinations are permitted to use only the calculators on the Approved Calculators List for 2015.

Approved Calculators List for 2015

Manufacturer

Model

Type

Examinations

Canon

F-717SGA

Scientific

 

These scientific and graphing calculators are approved for ALL subjects

Casio

FX-82 (all variants)

Scientific

FX-83 (all variants)

Scientific

FX-100 (all variants)

Scientific

FX-115 ES, 115ES plus

Scientific

FX-570 ES, 570ES plus

Scientific

FX-991ES, 991ES plus

Scientific

FX-9750 (all variants)

Graphing

FX-9860 (all variants)

Graphing

FX-CG20

Graphing

Deli

DL-1705

Scientific

Desk Master

Scientific

Scientific

Dick Smith

Scientific

Scientific

Home & Office

E6610

Scientific

Jastek

JasCS1

Scientific

Mahobe

Mahobe Scientific, DS-742CQ, DS-742ET, DS-750ET, DS-950ES

Scientific

DS-742DQ

Graphing

Sharp

EL531 (all variants)

Scientific

Texas Instruments

TI-30XB

Scientific

TI-Nspire (all non-CAS variants)

Graphing

TI-84+ (all variants)

Graphing

Computer Algebra System (CAS) calculators approved for Level 3 Statistics, New Zealand Scholarship Statistics, and New Zealand Scholarship Calculus only

In addition to calculators from the above list, in 2015 candidates entering Level 3 Statistics, New Zealand Scholarship Statistics, and New Zealand Scholarship Calculus examinations may use approved CAS-capable calculators. CAS calculators that are approved for these subjects are:

Manufacturer

Model

Examinations

Casio

ClassPad (all variants)

L3 Statistics, Scholarship Statistics, and Scholarship Calculus.

FX-Algebra 2.0, 2.0plus

Hewlett Packard

HP40g, HP40gs

Texas Instruments

TI-Nspire CAS (all variants)

Voyage 200

TI89 Titanium

 

Prior to a candidate bringing a calculator into the examination room, the candidate must clear any data by resetting the calculator to its default settings. They must also allow an Examination Supervisor or teacher to check any calculator in their possession to clear its memories to default settings if necessary.

Enquiries

Please refer any enquiries relating to this circular to your School Relationship Manager.

Lyall Prestidge
National Assessment Facilitator
Secondary Examinations
Telephone: 04 463 4392
Fax: 04 463 3113
Email: lyall.prestidge@nzqa.govt.nz

 

Find information for...

 
Skip to main page content Accessibility page with list of access keys Home Page Site Map Contact Us newzealand.govt.nz