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

7.1 General Conditions for External Assessment

  1. The following administrative systems will apply to all assessment standards that are externally assessed.

    Guiding Principles for Sitting Examinations:

  2. Examinations will be held at such times and places as determined by NZQA.
  3. NZQA will develop an examination timetable, which will be published by the end of 2013, derived from previous entry data, designed to minimise possible examination clashes for candidates.
  4. NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations will be sat at the published times in New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue.
  5. Candidates will make informed entry choices for examinations, based on the examination timetable, so as to avoid examination clashes whenever possible.
  6. Where possible, candidates with examination clashes will have their assessment needs accommodated in line with the administrative guidelines published by NZQA for sequestering and examination clash management.
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