Our work by the numbers

Exams

✔ 1.3 million exam booklets produced, including 18,000 in a digital format
✔ 140,000 paper-based student entries for National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) exams, including 8,000 digital entries
✔ 7,500 entries for NZ Scholarship
✔ 150,000 website hits on the day of NCEA exam results release
✔ 13,000 calls in the 48 hours following NCEA exam results release
✔ 470 teachers involved in exam development
✔ 412 exam centres
✔ 5,600 exam centre staff
✔ 1,540 markers

Qualifications

✔ 9.4 million tertiary education organisation (TEO) credits added to learner records
✔ 85,000 qualification certificates issued to learners
✔ 53,000 students awarded NCEA Level 1, 49,500 students awarded Level 2, 33,000 awarded Level 3
✔ 24,000 students awarded University Entrance
✔ 15,000 applications processed for international qualifications recognition
✔ 43 countries with NZQA qualifications recognition arrangements
✔ 130 qualifications developed by NZQA

Quality Assurance

✔ 95,000 samples of student work moderated
✔ 70 best-practice workshops delivered to 1600 teachers
✔ 155 MNAs (managing national assessments) reviews completed to check secondary school assessment practice
✔ 68 tertiary programmes assessed for Māori cultural capability
✔ Numerous student advisory groups covering online assessment; science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects; Māori and Pasifika etc
✔ 450 tertiary education organisations (TEOs) quality assessed, including private educators, technical institutes, polytechnics, industry training organisations and wānanga
✔ 147 Mātauranga Māori tertiary programmes approved
✔ 1560 programmes or qualifications approved
✔ 240 risk complaint enquiries managed
✔ 55 risk investigations closed
✔ 40 statutory interventions imposed
✔ 300 TEOs monitored for national external moderation of NZQA standards
✔ 40 programmes monitored involving moderation of 1200 learner samples
✔ 130 external evaluation review (EER) site visits conducted

Other

✔ 190,000 phone queries and 60,000 emails from students and the public
✔ 6 free trade agreements include NZQA responsibilities

 

 
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