Mandatory review of Teacher Education qualifications levels 2-6

Outcome of the review

Qualifications developed under the mandatory review of Teacher Education qualifications (Levels 2-6) were approved and listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) in February 2016.

Qualification developers were confirmed in September 2016.  To find the qualifications and their developers see the Teacher Education qualifications at levels 2-6 webpage.

Unit standards development and review project

Unit standards were developed to lead to the following Adult and Tertiary Teaching qualifications:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Assessment Practice (Level 4) [Ref: 2752]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Assessment (Advanced Practitioner) (Level 6) [Ref: 2753]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 4) [Ref: 2746]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) [Ref: 2993]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5) [Ref: 2754]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Educator) (Level 5) [Ref: 2755]

Information on the standards is available from the Adult Education and Training and Generic Education and Training unit standards review webpage.

Cross-crediting

Providers can design programmes at Level 5 that lead to both Adult and Tertiary Teaching and Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (ALNE) qualifications. There are opportunities for cross-crediting between the following qualifications in the embedding of literacy and numeracy, and other areas, where the same skills and knowledge are required for each qualification:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) [Ref: 2993]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5) [Ref: 2754]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Educator) (Level 5) [Ref: 2755]

TEd Feb 2017 cross crediting diagram

Other areas in the qualifications where there is potential for cross-crediting, depending on programme design, include:

  • Design
  • Facilitation (embedding of literacy and numeracy in the delivery of a training or education programme
  • Assessment
  • Evaluation.

Contact

For further information about this mandatory review, contact NZQA National Qualifications Services at nqs@nzqa.govt.nz

 
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