NCEA Pilots

NCEA Pilots in 2022

More than 360 schools and kura are taking part in the four pilots that will be conducted in the 2022 school year:

These wider pilots will be building on the positive outcomes of the three mini-pilots that were conducted in 2021 - Te Ao Haka, Te Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau | Literacy and Numeracy, and NZC NCEA Level 1 mini-pilot.

Information and Resources

See the lists of participating schools in the following 2022 pilots:

Resources to support pilot teachers in using the new Learning Matrices, Achievement Standards, Assessment Activities, and other supporting materials to plan programmes of learning are available on our website.
Note: Although these resources will be available to all schools, only pilot schools and kura can use the new Achievement Standards to credential student learning.

FAQs for pilot schools
Support information for pilot schools
NCEA Change Programme

Learn about the experiences of secondary school students who were involved in some of the NCEA pilots in 2021: 

We also asked parents about the experiences of their tamariki in piloting NCEA subjects.