Appeal a moderation report

A teacher has the right to appeal the moderation decisions contained in a moderation report for a standard.

The stages in the appeal process are as follows:

  1. After the provisional report has been published, the assessor or moderation contact from the school or TEO has 15 days to lodge an appeal.

  2. The Principal's Nominee:
  • sends the Moderation Appeal Cover Sheet, along with the materials noted on the cover sheet to:
    Assessment and Moderation Services
    New Zealand Qualifications Authority
    125 The Terrace
    Wellington 6011


  1. An appeal cannot proceed without inclusion of the original moderation materials.
  2. The Principal's Nominee can expect a response within six weeks.

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