New appointment to the NZQA Board

14 Jul 2020

Professor Cheryl de la Rey has been appointed to the Board of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Professor de la Rey is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury.

NZQA Acting Chair, Professor Neil Quigley, said he was delighted by Professor de la Rey’s appointment.

“Professor de la Rey’s extensive experience and expertise in tertiary education in both New Zealand and South Africa, will strengthen NZQA’s connection to the higher education sector and provide the Board with valuable insights,” Professor Quigley said.

Professor de la Rey has been appointed for a term of three years.

NZQA administers the National Certificates of Educational Achievement system for secondary school students.

NZQA also provides oversight for non-university tertiary training providers and New Zealand qualifications overseas. It also ensures overseas qualifications are appropriately recognised in New Zealand.

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