Micro-credentials in New Zealand's education and training system: a consultation paper


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New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)


The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is proposing to recognise micro-credentials, alongside qualifications, within New Zealand's government regulated education and training system from July 2018. Micro-credentials are a coherent package of learning and assessment, typically smaller than a qualification, that certifies achievement of a specific set of skills and knowledge needed by industry and or community. A range of terms can be used to describe micro-credentials including badges and nano-credentials. NZQA proposes using the term micro-credential. This paper is seeking...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Tertiary education; Teaching and learning; Assessment; Outcomes; Quality

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Quality assurance; Educational level; Microcredentials

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Qualifications Authority, 2018

Physical description: 9 p.

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The consultation closed on 13 April 2018.

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 133.606

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