2016 NCEA exam timetable

NCEA 2016 Exam Timetable The 2016 NCEA exam timetable is out. Access it here Preparing for exams early Find out when your exams are (see timetable above) Gather practice exams for each of your subjects Learn how to do practice exams properly Speak with your tutor about specific approaches to preparing for exams that will … Continued

Reflection: Crucial yet often overlooked

  Learn about what reflection is and how parents, tutors and students can do it. See some recent research supporting reflection which helped students answer 50% more questions on an important test.  Often we jump from one activity to the next, without a moment to think about what we’ve been doing and what sort of … Continued

Cheat sheets

This revision technique will be useful for all NCEA subjects, and particularly so for those you haven’t understood or remembered well. This post contains a list of recommended resources. For this task you can use a combination of school textbooks, any notes that you have taken, your tutor’s help, online resources, and possibly extra textbooks. … Continued

How to do a practice exam

Past exam papers are the most useful tool for getting ready for your exams. This is because they require you to write what you’ve learned in exactly the same way that you’ll need to on the big day. NZQA posts past papers for every subject on this page of their website in PDF form. We … Continued