Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2014 (EXPIRED)

5.2 Candidate Eligibility

  1. Any person is eligible to be assessed against a standard who:
    1. meets any eligibility criteria specified in the standard concerned; and
    2. has had entries for either externally assessed standards or results for internally assessed standards forwarded to NZQA by a school with Consent to Assess.
  2. Any person is eligible to enter for New Zealand Scholarship in 2014 if they:
    1. are enrolled in a school, in 2014, including:
      1. international fee-paying students; and
      1. students enrolled in a school without Consent to Assess but who make entry via a school with Consent to Assess through a Memorandum of Understanding that exists between the schools;
    2. or
    3. are a home-schooled, secondary school equivalent student, who has not completed their secondary education in a previous year, who makes an entry as a link student through a school with Consent to Assess, and who attests to their eligibility through a Justice of the Peace.
  3. A candidate is ineligible for assessment against an assessment standard or entry in New Zealand Scholarship in 2014 if they have been disqualified from entry under these Rules, unless having been disqualified from entry, they appeal or apply for a review of that disqualification in accordance with these Rules and the outcome of the appeal or review is not known at the time of assessment.
  4. A home-schooled student and other persons who are eligible but not enrolled in a school may be assessed against assessment standards through a school with Consent to Assess, with the associated administrative costs being negotiated between the student (or other person) and the school.
  5. NZQA may permit assessment, despite a person not meeting the eligibility criteria, if extenuating circumstances justify it.
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