External exam

External exam

Question design is very foolhardy
NCEA changes very tardy
How come no one knew
Revision to do
Level review not robust or hardy

Alan Grace
24 January 2018

Daily prompt: Tardy

Exam stress is bad enough without inappropriate questions.
This year the New Zealand NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement ) Level 1 Maths exam (usually sat in Year 11) was claimed to be too tough.

See: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11976137

Also see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/tag/ncea/




One Comment Add yours

  1. I had to laugh at the pictures posted. I never had a problem with math although I didn’t have to think about what to do with English. Still, this was so amusing. Some really do feel like it’s torture.

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