1 Dec 2016

The history of School C

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:35 pm on 1 December 2016

Most New Zealanders aged between 30 and 87 who were educated in this country sat School Certificate or 'School C'.  It was scrapped 15 years ago but its influence remains and many New Zealanders over 30 still compare the current assessment system, NCEA, to what they experienced before 2001.

Historian Grant Morris looks back on School C

School Certificate: getting results, 1957

School Certificate: getting results, 1957 Photo: Te Ara / Public Domain

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