Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2022

7.1 General Conditions for External Assessment

  1. The following administrative systems will apply to all Assessment Standards that are externally assessed.

    Guiding Principles for Sitting Examinations:

  2. Examinations will be held at such times and places as determined by NZQA.
  3. NZQA will publish an examination timetable, by the end of the current school year, derived from previous entry data, designed to minimise possible examination clashes for Candidates.
  4. NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations will be sat at the published times in New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue.
  5. Where possible, Candidates with examination clashes will have their assessment needs accommodated in line with the administrative guidelines published by NZQA for examination clash management.
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