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Supporting NCEA learning at home

NCEA

NCEA and Scholarship exams are the coming together of years of work for your child.  It can also be a stressful time – for everyone.

The most important thing over the NCEA years is to keep talking to your child and encouraging them:

  • ask them how their study is going
  • check they are keeping to their internal study deadlines and requirements
  • keep a check on their stress levels
  • talk to them after each exam about how it went
  • ask them if there is anything you can do at home to help them.

Here are some more tips to get through this time:

  • make sure your child has a place at home to study
  • balance study and free time – their study won’t be as effective if they don’t have breaks
  • make sure they are taking care of themselves – eating healthily and getting enough sleep
  • check that they are well prepared – they know when and where their exams are, what they need to take, and have transport plans
  • talk to your child’s teachers if you have any questions or worries
  • celebrate their successes.

To help parents and employers better understand NCEA, NZQA has developed an app designed for mobile devices – phones and tablets.

Called NCEA Guide, the app is for parents, whānau and employers and provides quick and easy access to key information about NCEA.

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