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Te Hono o Te Kahurangi - Programme accreditation
To deliver a programme that leads to a qualification listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, education organisations require accreditation to deliver that programme.
Organisations can apply for approval of a programme and accreditation to deliver that programme at the same time.
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.
The decision to accredit an education provider is based on the ‘quality and sufficiency of evidence’ provided in the application.
See section 6 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines (PDF, 1.1MB).
The decision to accredit an education provider 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 6 of the Te Hono o te Kahurangi guidelines.
|Ngā paearu – Accreditation of an education provider|
|Te taumata||Ngā taunaki|
|He pounamu kahurangi|| |
ALL the following:
|He pounamu|| |
ANY of the following: