Expressions of Interest

This page is where you can find any current or previous Expressions of Interest relating to the NCEA Change Programme. 

Open Expressions of Interest:

Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Wāhanga Ako Level 1 Open Pilot 2023

Calling for expressions of Interest from kura and schools to join the full open pilot for NCEA Level 1 Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Wāhanga Ako in 2023. This pilot year is open to all schools and kura to apply as there is no cap.

This is an exciting opportunity to test the new material and the relevant system supports early to inform any final refinements and changes before full implementation in 2024.

Be a part of the change and apply now.

Learn more about this opportunity

Te Reo Māori in NZC Level 1 Open Pilot 2023

Calling for Expressions of Interest from kura and schools to join the full open pilot for NCEA Level 1 Te Reo Māori in the New Zealand Curriculum in 2023.

This is an exciting opportunity to test the new material and the relevant system supports early to inform any final refinements and changes before full implementation in 2024.

Be a part of the change and apply now.

Learn more about this opportunity


Recently Closed Expressions of Interest:

NCEA Māori Panel

Pathways Panel

One of four groups that is working with the Ministry of Education on the development and delivery of the NCEA Change Programme.

Mema o ngā Ohu Waihanga / Working Group Members  - Ngā Marau Māori

Pacific Studies Reference Group

The Pacific Studies Reference Group will help develop the new Pacific Studies subject.

Subject Expert Groups

The calls for Expressions of Interest in the following Subject Expert Groups have closed:

  • Gagana Tokelau and Vagahau Niue Subject Expert Groups
  • NCEA Level 2 and 3 Pacific Studies Subject Expert Group

NCEA Pilots

The calls for Expressions of Interest in the following NCEA pilots have closed:

  • New Zealand Curriculum NCEA Level 1 subjects
  • Te Ao Haka (across NCEA Levels 1-3)
  • Te Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau | Literacy and Numeracy

We will let kura and schools know about the outcome of their applications to take part in any of these pilots in due course.

Further information

Frequently Asked Questions about NCEA pilots