Oct 10

Message from NZQA

Sharmila Pratap (the Geography NAF) sent this message for all to look at:

30th September 2016

Just looking at how things are going for teachers and hoping that all have had a chance to look at samples and links as per below:

  1. Change to L2 format:

Please see the link to the assessment specifications signalled via Assessment Matters: 25 Dec 2015:

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/publications/newsletters-and-circulars/assessment-matters/

 

  1. Samples release signalled at this link as per our earlier correspondence but perhaps good to remind teachers

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/publications/newsletters-and-circulars/assessment-matters/level-2-geography-resources-to-support-ncea-examination-format-change-for-as-91240-as-91242-and-as-91243-in-2016/

 

  1. Samples at this link:

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/subjects/geography/sample-external-assessments-level-2/

 

I am happy for you to circulate this in your newsletters and best practice workshops.

Kind regards

 

 

SHARMILA PRATAP

National Assessment Facilitator

Secondary Examinations

Assessment Division

NZQA

Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa

 

Sep 27

1080 ideas

Found these Youtube clips for 1080 that got my students started;

1080 resources
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqaxTXuNZQw
What is 1080 poison?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySdYnM0Tf1Y
 
1080 Science: How and why 1080 poison is used in New Zealand   this one has a useful part that links with the ideas changing over time need

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pncYrTQPvS4
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