Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2016 (EXPIRED)

7.1.6 External Assessment by other than NZQA Examinations

  1. The externally assessed standards for verified languages, Technology (including Design and Visual Communication), Visual Arts, Level 3 Education for Sustainability, and NZ Scholarship Physical Education will not be assessed through NZQA-based examinations.
  2. The Assessment Specifications published by NZQA before the end of 2015 provide information about the processes for 2016 relating to the external assessment of the standards referred to in paragraph a of this Rule 7.1.6..
  3. The details of the assessment processes, including the submission of Candidate work, deadlines and timetables, will be published by NZQA during 2016.
  4. All Candidate work submitted for external assessment must be authenticated as the Candidate’s own work by Schools in accordance with their policy and procedures for authenticity.
  5. Work sent to NZQA that is not confirmed as authentic or reported as not being authentic will be dealt with under a Breach of the Rules - External Assessment.
  6. Schools must submit samples of Candidate work for verification of assessor judgements consistent with their Consent to Assess.
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