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NCEA changes due to COVID-19 for 2022

 As you may have seen in the news the Minister of Education announced changes to NCEA that recognise the impact of students and teacher absences due to COVID-19 and other winter illnesses have had on teaching, learning and assessment this year.

In 2022, students will be entitled to 1 Learning Recognition Credit (LRC) for every 5 credits  earned through assessment, up to a maximum of:

NCEA Level Max LRC’s
1 10
2 8
3 8

To receive a  Certificate Endorsement, Students will need 46 credits  at Merit or excellence instead of the usual 50 .

To be awarded University Entrance, students will need 14 credits in each of two UE approved subjects, and 12 credits in a third UE Approved subject (they will also need to attain NCEA Level 3 and meet the numeracy and literacy requirements.

Externally assessed portfolios submission dates have also been pushed back by 1 week.