Assessment Specifications

Level 2 Education for Sustainability 2021

General information

Domain

Environmental Sustainability

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91733  90814

General information 

Candidates will be required to respond to stimulus material provided in resource booklets, as well as drawing on their own learning.

Candidates will need to have an understanding of Māori concepts and practices such as Kaitiakitanga, Waiora, Taonga and Manaakitanga and be able to demonstrate understanding of the application of a concept(s) in particular contexts. For more information, refer to Explanatory Note 3 of both standards.

Candidates should focus on the quality of their responses rather than the length of their responses. Candidates’ responses should provide evidence of their own conceptual thinking.

Information in planning spaces will not be marked.

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessment: NCEA Online page.

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

91733

Title

Demonstrate understanding of initiatives that contribute to a sustainable future

Version

2

Number of credits

4

There will be individual sustainability initiatives that are related to a common theme presented in the examination. Information about these two initiatives will be provided in a separate resource booklet. Candidates will be required to consider each of these initiatives in turn and then evaluate their relative merits, in relation to a sustainable future.

Candidates will require a clear understanding of the four aspects of sustainability, and how they apply within particular contexts.


Standard

90814

Title

Demonstrate understanding of aspects of sustainability

Version

3

Number of credits

4

Candidates will be required to demonstrate their understanding of the four aspects of sustainability in relation to contexts provided in a separate resource booklet. These provided contexts will relate to relevant and contemporary issues of sustainability.


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