Posted: Wednesday June 12, 2019
The future of NCEA has been announced. It comes from 2018 consultation when the ‘Great Opportunities’ were circulated about New Zealand for comment. Compared to what was being proposed then, we’re left with much less change than anticipated or, in many quarters, wanted. Common sense may have prevailed. The NCEA ‘Change Package’ shows reassertion of academic rigour and excellence, alongside better preparation for vocational success; however the devil is, as always, in the detail. We’ll watch this space.