Te Hono o Te Kahurangi - Programme approval and accreditation of a legislated Wānanga programme

Legislated Wānanga can develop programmes that lead to qualifications listed on the New Zealand Qualification framework.

The decision to approve a Legislated Wānanga programme leading to a Legislated Wānanga qualification is based on the ‘quality and sufficiency of evidence’ provided in the application.

Approve a programme that leads to a listed Wānanga qualification

Ngā pātai aromātai – key evaluative questions

Ngā pātai aromātai are key evaluative questions used by evaluators to help guide the enquiry process related to respective NZQA business processes.

See section 7 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB).

The decision to approve a Legislated Wānanga programme leading to a Legislated Wānanga qualification is made by answering the following pātai aromātai:

Ka pēhea te hanganga o te hōtaka e tutuki pai ai ngā hiahia o ngā ākonga, o te hunga whai pānga me ngā kaupapa hoki o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi?

Ngā paearu – evaluative rubrics

Ngā paearu are evaluative rubrics that outline criteria used by evaluators when making judgements about the quality of an organisation’s overall performance and reflective practice.

See section 7 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines.

Ngā paearu – Approval of a legislated Wānanga programme
Te taumata Ngā taunaki
He pounamu kahurangi

ALL the following:

  • The programme matches the strategic purpose and requirements of the qualification.
  • The programme enables ākonga, whānau, hapū, iwi, and where applicable, hapori Māori, to achieve the qualification outcomes.
  • The programme links to ngā kaupapa o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi.
  • The programme is made up of learning outcomes structured in a coherent way to achieve the qualification outcomes and addresses the relevant needs of learners.
  • No significant gaps or weaknesses in the programme.
He pounamu

ANY of the following:

  • The nature, quality and/or integrity of the evidence does not convincingly demonstrate that the programme matches the strategic purpose and requirements of the qualification.
  • Insufficient evidence the programme links to ngā kaupapa o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi.
  • Insufficient evidence that ākonga, whānau, iwi and, where applicable, hapori Māori will achieve the qualification outcomes.
  • Insufficient evidence the learning outcomes of the programme are structured in a coherent way to achieve the qualification outcomes.
  • Significant gaps and weaknesses in the programme.

Accreditation to deliver a legislated Wānanga programme

The decision to accredit a Legislated Wānanga to deliver an approved Legislated Wānanga programme is based on the ‘quality and sufficiency of evidence’ provided in the application.

Ngā pātai aromātai – key evaluative questions

Ngā pātai aromātai are key evaluative questions used by evaluators to help guide the enquiry process related to respective NZQA business processes.

See section 7 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines.

The decision to accredit an legislated Wānanga is made by answering the following pātai aromātai:

Kua whaimana rānei te tū o tō whare ako nā te oranga o ngā kaupapa o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi?

Ngā paearu – evaluative rubrics

Ngā paearu are evaluative rubrics that outline criteria used by evaluators when making judgements about the quality of an organisation’s overall performance and reflective practice.

See section 7 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines.

Ngā paearu – Accreditation to deliver a legislated Wānanga programme
Te taumata Ngā taunaki
He pounamu kahurangi

ALL the following:

  • The organisation demonstrates the capability and capacity to support sustained delivery of the programme through appropriate academic staffing, teaching facilities, educational and physical resources, and support services.
  • The organisation demonstrates the capability and capacity that ensures assessment materials and decisions are fair, valid, consistent, and appropriate, given the learning outcomes and link to ngā kaupapa o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi.
  • The organisation adequately reviews/self-reflects on the performance of the programme and the institution’s capability to support and improve the programme.
He pounamu

ANY of the following:

  • The nature, quality and/or integrity of the evidence does not reflect that the organisation has the capability and capacity to ensure assessment materials and decisions are fair, valid, consistent, and appropriate, given the learning outcomes and linkage to ngā kaupapa o Te Hono o Te Kahurangi.
  • The nature, quality and/or integrity of the evidence does not reflect that the organisation has the capability and capacity to support sustained delivery of the programme through appropriate academic staffing, teaching facilities, educational and physical resources, and support services.
  • The nature, quality and/or integrity of the evidence does not reflect that the organisation adequately reviews/self-reflects on the performance of the programme and the institution’s capability to support/improve the programme.
  • Significant gaps or weaknesses in self-reflective practice, and/or the underlying capability and resource of the organisation.

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