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:
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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.