There are three broad types of schooling attainment measure in use:
- School leavers
NCEA is managed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Roll based measures tend to look at selected groups of students, for example, Year 12 students completing NCEA Level 2.
NCEA data can be found on the NZQA website here.
School leavers data captures the highest attainment of students on finishing their schooling. This data collection captures NCEA and other qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate. It is also used as the basis of our retention measures and transition to tertiary measures.
Education sector indicators are established measures used to understand the success of the education system. Indicators pertaining to school leaver qualifications are:
- School leavers with NCEA Level 1 or above
- School leavers with NCEA Level 2 or above
- School leavers with NCEA level 3 or above
School leaver data, in the form of simple spreadsheets and pivot tables can be found here.
This data collection looks at the number of students that attain NCEA level 2 by 18-years-old. This data collection captures NCEA and other qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate. This data collection also captures NCEA level 2 qualifications gained in a tertiary and work-based setting.
The following education sector indicator is produced:
Data for 18-year-olds, in the form of simple spreadsheets and pivot tables can be found here.
Tertiary qualification data, in the form of spreadsheets, can be found here.
The following education sector indicators are produced: