Category: Level 3

  • Exemplars of Past Technology Scholarships

    Exemplars of Past Technology Scholarships

    Files here are extracted from the NZQA website and are copyright the original author and NZQA. Find the originals on the Scholarship Technology page. Not all scholarship exemplars will be digital. However all Technology Scholarships are assessed against the same criteria and provide useful background. Note is it about the process and it’s impact on…

  • Performance Standard / Assessment Criteria

    Performance Standard / Assessment Criteria

    Performance Standard The text below is taken directly from the Performance Standard, which is available on the NZQA New Zealand Scholarship Technology webpage. Outcome description The student will use knowledge of technology to demonstrate synthesis, integration, justification, and critical reflection on technological experiences. Scholarship Performance Descriptor The student will demonstrate aspects of high level: analysis…

  • Useful Links and Resources

    Useful Links and Resources

    Useful Links For the report Resource / Site / Link Why it’s useful Assessment Schedule The marking scheme for Scholarship Technology NZQA 2020 Technology Scholarship Assessment Report This page has the last years assessment report written by the chief marker for scholarship. It gives commentary on what is being looked for in scholarship as well…

  • Overview


    Most of this information is taken from the NZQA Technology Scholarship page. Scholarship Technology involves you critically demonstrating your work in, understanding of, and application of three key areas of the Technology curriculum (Unfortunately it does not yet include the two Digital Technology specific strands). Those strands are: Technological practice Technological Knowledge The Nature of…

  • Stage 4 – Summary and Submission (1 Week)

    Stage 4 – Summary and Submission (1 Week)

    Redraft and refine your final report. Add a justification (prove) of how and why your proposal addresses the chosen issue that you have explored and researched. At this stage you are to present your game proposal and submit it in the method requested by your teacher.

  • Stage 1A – Research Activities (1 Week)

    Stage 1A – Research Activities (1 Week)

    I wonder… Mind-map-Start with the question in the middle of the mind-map and just let your thought processes flow. Don’t worry if it’s too much or it might not be relevant right now. The more the better. Examples, observations, questions, statements, thought- everything is fine! Lots of scribbles and ideas on a big piece of…

  • Introduction / Kipi arataki

    Introduction / Kipi arataki

    The number of video games that are available is growing everyday. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in people finding solace, support and a community through video games Before beginning to create a game you need to look closely at what makes a good game (conduct an inquiry) and develop / write a proposal outlining a…

  • Assessment Details

    Assessment Details

    This assessment activity forms part of a larger Level 3 Game Design and Development Project This resource supports assessment against Achievement Standard 91900 This resource: Clarifies the requirements of the achievement standard Supports good assessment practice Should be subjected to the school’s usual assessment quality assurance process Should be modified to make the context relevant…

  • Task Overview

    Task Overview

    This task will involve you undertaking a critical inquiry into some of the issues around video games and proposing an outcome which addresses or investigates the findings from your inquiry. The direction that you go in this inquiry should be driven by you. It is important that you choose a question or statement to carry…

  • Stage 1 – Research (1 Week)

    Stage 1 – Research (1 Week)

    Decide on the inquiry focus and develop a question or statement to investigate. It should also link to the larger idea of “What Game Should I Make?” The question or statement should be one that you cannot search for and find the answer. You will have to carry out an investigation to obtain the results.…