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NZQA results – DT external IM portfolios

True to their word NZQA posted NCEA results at or around midnight on 15 January. For Digital Technologies students at WEGC: Level 1 ……………….. 92.5% passed, over 60% gained Merit or Excellence Level 2 ………………. 97% passed, around 18% gained … Continue reading

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USB – Uturn

Following on from a post last April… seems common sense has prevailed and NZQA now accept USB’s from schools. https://edwinbruce.wordpress.com/2013/04/18/lets-make-teachers-lives-even-more-difficult-and-maybe-limit-use-of-open-source-software/

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Lets make teachers lives even more difficult and maybe limit use of open source software

From NZQA website… “Evidence presented on USB flash drives will not be moderated due to security and virus transmission risks.” Further… “Use only CD-R or DVD-R disks. Be sure (i.e. test that) the disk can be read in another device.If … Continue reading

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External assessments for Digital Technologies

I recently reviewed the results for NCEA Digital technologies external assessments Level 1 (Year 11, Form 5). Seems that 50% of  students failed the Information Management(IM) assessment, a disproportionately larger number being boys. That is quite a high rate of failure.  As it turns … Continue reading

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