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Assessment Matters


NCEA Level 1 Mathematics and Statistics 91027 (MCAT) and 91028 Resources
A2017/11 - 31 May 2017


Principal’s Nominee
Head of Mathematics Department
All Mathematics Teachers

NCEA Level 1 Mathematics and Statistics 91027 (MCAT) and 91028 Resources

This circular provides information about:

  • Resources for L1 Mathematics and Statistics 91027 (MCAT); and
  • Exemplar questions for 91028.

Resources for 91027 (MCAT) and 91028

The following resources (ZIP, 3.1MB) have been placed on the NZQA Mathematics and Statistics subject resources page:

  1. An annotated assessment schedule for the 2017 MCAT assessment (Day 1), showing links between the various question parts and the achievement standard;
  2. An annotated version of the 91027 Achievement Standard, spelling out implications for assessing the different levels of achievement of the standard;
  3. Sample questions that illustrate how evidence can be demonstrated towards the award of the different levels of achievement of the 91027 standard;
  4. A Powerpoint slide show that is being used by New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers (NZAMT) representatives in regional workshops for all teachers of Mathematics; and
  5. Exemplar questions for L1 Mathematics and Statistics 91028 Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs, showing the format of questions to be expected in the 2017 examination paper, as described in the 2017 Assessment Specifications.


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

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