NCEA for Newbies, with Robyn Headifen

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 09 August 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9wn7

Navigating the maze of what we know as NCEA can be overwhelming. This one-day course offers teachers with little or no experience with NCEA the opportunity to engage with others as they learn about New Zealand’s national qualification.

Participants will:

  • Explore the NCEA framework and qualifications
  • Become familiar with the NZQA website
  • Unpack a standard for teaching and learning
  • Experience holistic marking
  • Understand best practice in assessment
  • Discuss the myths surrounding NCEA
  • At the completion of the course participants will be able to:
    Explain how NCEA works
    Unpack a standard for teaching and learning
    Implement best practice assessment activity.

Robyn is an Accredited Facilitator previously working at Team Solutions in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. Her specialities include monitoring and evaluating progress in the senior secondary school, pathways design, improving pedagogy in mathematics and statistics. Robyn was previously the Auckland regional mathematics and statistics facilitator for the Secondary Student Achievement professional learning and development contract. Prior to joining Team Solutions, Robyn spent 12 years as a mathematics and statistics teacher in a large urban secondary school.

Events summary


27 August 2019 – 27 August 2019

Further information

Contact: Kohia Centre

 (09) 623 8977