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Information for Design and Visual Communication external assessment 2020
A2019/21 - 04 Dec 2019

To:

Principal/Tumuaki
Principal's Nominee
Head of Design and Visual Communication
All Design and Visual Communication teachers

Information for Design and Visual Communication external assessment 2020

As part of the regular process of review and improvement, there will be changes to the assessment specifications for Level 1 and Level 2 from 2020.

Level 1 (91063, 90164, 91065) and Level 2 (91337, 91338, 91339)

Visual diaries will no longer be accepted in external submissions.

As stated in the current specifications: “It is expected that candidates select only the material that represents their best work”.

Visual diaries will still be accepted at Level 3 and NZ Scholarship.

Level 1 (91064)

Computer aided drawings should be in third angle projection and views aligned.

Level 1 (91064, 91065) and Level 2 (91338, 91339)

Candidates no longer need to submit evidence of the design thinking for their drawings.

As stated in the current specifications: “There must be a title statement, a one sentence description, or a design brief included in the portfolio to identify the design topic/context.

This, along with the signed authenticity statement, acknowledges the candidate’s design thinking.

Enquiries

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
Fax: 04 463 3115
Email: firstname.lastname@nzqa.govt.nz

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