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External feedback on the assessment of new achievement standards
A2019/03 - 28 Feb 2019


Principal's Nominee
All teachers of Digital Technologies and Chemistry

External moderation feedback on the assessment of new achievement standards in Digital Technologies and Chemistry

The following achievement standards that have been listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards are now registered with NZQA, so schools may choose to assess their students against these new standards in 2019.

Achievement standards

Digital Technologies
Level 2 91890 (2.1)
91891 (2.2)
91892 (2.3)
91893 (2.6)
91894 (2.5)
91895 (2.6)
91896 (2.7)
91897 (2.8)
Level 3 91900 (3.1)
91901 (3.2)
91902 (3.3)
91903 (3.6)
91904 (3.5)
91905 (3.6)
91906 (3.7)
91907 (3.8)
Level 2 91910 (2.1)
91911 (2.2)

NZQA will select these standards for external moderation from 2020. In the interim, schools can use the feedback process to access support for assessors in assessing the standard and making appropriate assessor judgements.

Feedback process

  • To request feedback on the assessor judgements that you have made, please complete the attached template and email it to, along with the student work and assessment task. Template (XLSX, 20KB).
  • A reminder that this feedback process is also available for Level 1 Digital Technologies, Level 2 Business Studies and Level 3 Psychology achievement standards registered in 2017. More information may be found here A2018/06.


Please refer any enquiries relating to this circular to your School Relationship Manager:
School Relationship Manager
School Quality Assurance and Liaison
Telephone: 04 463 3000

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