Updates to NCEA for 2022

18 Aug Updates to NCEA for 2022

There are some changes to NCEA for 2022, to account for the disruption Covid has caused this year. These measures are a safety net only and students need to continue working and striving for their best results.

Credits needed for NCEA

There has been a reduction in the number of credits needed for each level of NCEA. To receive certificate endorsement, students will need to earn 46 credits at Merit or Excellence Level, instead of the usual 50.

University Entrance

The number of subject endorsements and University Entrance credits have been reduced. For University Entrance, the 2022 requirement has been adjusted to 14 credits in each of two approved subjects and 12 credits in a third approved subject.

Learning Recognition Credits

One Learning Recognition credit will be awarded for every five credits earned through assessment. Students working towards NCEA Level 1 will be able to receive up to 10 additional credits. Students working towards NCEA Level 2 and 3 will be able to receive up to eight additional credits.



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