• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • solarsystem model
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • teens in physics class
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher


Learn more about online assessment

NZQA is piloting online assessments for some standards, including one science standard.

computer kidPilots for three Year 11 science papers will be run in 2015, and schools have until 1 June to register interest. The papers include maths, French and one science paper: Level 1 science mechanics.

The New Zealand Association of Science Educators (NZASE) has been approached about professional learning development related to the proposed online assessments, which will be hosted through the Education Perfect platform.

Schools that are interested in learning more about these and would like to see Education Perfect in action are invited to attend one of the following PLD events. There are limited spaces available, so teachers are encouraged to register interest as soon as possible by completing this form.

Education Perfect Online Assessment Roadshow

Where: Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland in late May (find specific dates here.)

Who should attend: Any teacher who is interested in online learning and assessment.

Cost: The PD will cost $30 per teacher, but is offered free for schools currently using the Education Perfect or Language Perfect platform. NZASE members will also receive free entry by using the code NZASE when registering.

Dinner: After each PD day, an optional and complimentary dinner will be served between 6-8pm. This is will be an opportunity for educators to meet the Education Perfect team and network with like-minded teachers.

To register general interest in the pilot assessments without registering for the roadshow, click here.

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