COVID-19: Distance assessment support materials

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Guidance for distance assessment

In response to the impacts caused by COVID-19 on assessment, NZQA has published the following:

NZ Certificates in English Language, English for Academic Purposes and English Language unit standards

Guidance for online assessment for NZ Certificates in English Language, English for Academic Purposes and English Language unit standards (PDF, 149KB).  It addresses conducting assessments under test conditions and ensuring authenticity of learner performance. 

Literacy and Numeracy unit standards

Guidance for Literacy and Numeracy unit standards - remote collection of evidence (PDF, 196KB).  The evidence needs to be embedded in the learning activities that are part of the planned teaching and learning.

Niue Arts and Crafts

These documents include guidance for a faiaoga (assessor) that support their remote assessment of a tama aoga (student) who may be completing assessment from home.

Evidence gathering templates:

Field Māori

For more information, please see our guidance for assessment of distance learning for Field Māori unit standards.

Enquiries

Any enquiries regarding this, and interpretation of the qualifications and standards can be sent to nqs@nzqa.govt.nz

 
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