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Online Trials for 91262 & 91586

Online Trials for 91262 & 91586

NZQA update on the development of prototype assessment activities in a digital environment for AS91262  Apply Calculus Methods in Solving Problems AS91586  Apply probability distributions in solving problems. NZQA originally planned to trial these activities with...

Updates to NCEA for 2020

Updates to NCEA for 2020

NZQA today announced changes to NCEA and UE today. These changes will only apply for 2020. In summary Bonus credits for NCEA "For every 5 credits a student attains towards their NCEA through internal or external assessment, they will be entitled to one extra “Learning...

Queens Birthday Honours

Queens Birthday Honours

Taken from the Ministry Bulletin June 2 with a special congratulations to Dr Roberta Hunter for her services to mathematics education Kia ora koutou Congratulations to all those honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, particularly those honoured for services to...

NZ Maths Olympiad dates & June workshop

NZ Maths Olympiad dates & June workshop

All face to face workshops run by NZMOC have been moved online. The next workshop will be held this Monday the 1st of June 6pm-8pm, on Discord. Discord is the online server. To take part in the online workshop goto the NZMOC website and download the June problem sheet...

Mathsweek 2020 is coming

Mathsweek 2020 is coming

After a successful Mathsweek 2019 where 6657 Teachers and an 288,441 students registered to take part, the team at Mathsweek are hard at work preparing new and exciting activities for you. Keep an eye out for more information and registrations nearer the time....

NZQA – remote learning and assessment

NZQA – remote learning and assessment

In response to Covid-19 and ongoing assessment, NZQA have published an updated assessment matrix document  to the mathematics and statistics subject page  using red, blue and green coding. Green: The standards are suitable for remote teaching  learning and assessment...

Samoan language week

Samoan language week

Tālofa lava!   It’s Samoan week!  What connections do you and your students have with Sāmoa? Did you know that Samoan is the third most commonly spoken language in NZ following English and Māori?  useful Samoan phrases Mathigon sharing their section on symmetry groups...

Updated NCEA Exam Timetable

Updated NCEA Exam Timetable

The Government has announced changes to NCEA, which give students more time to prepare for end of year assessment and help manage the impact of the disruption COVID-19 has caused to schooling. One of the immediate changes to affect mathematics & statistics...

MoE Webinar – Prof Stuart McNaughton

MoE Webinar – Prof Stuart McNaughton

The Ministry are working on a series of hour long ‘webinars’ to discuss issues that matter to educators and whānau in the COVID-19 environment, with a focus on wellbeing and going back to school or kura (or early learning services). The first one is Friday 15th at...