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Useful Links

For the report

Resource / Site / LinkWhy it’s useful
Assessment ScheduleThe marking scheme for Scholarship Technology
NZQA 2020 Technology Scholarship Assessment ReportThis 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 as what features commonly appear in students who are awarded Scholarship or Scholarship with Outstanding Performance.
It also give examples of reasons why scholarship was not awarded.
There are also link to assessment reports from previous years.
QR Code GeneratorThis is just one site that creates QR codes.
It is easier for markers to scan a QR code that will take them to additional evidence like a video or animation than a text link.
You want to make things as easy as possible for the marker.
Screencast o matic – Screen captureAllows you to quickly capture screen recordings and track the mouse position. It has a free tier and also allows you to upload videos to their platform directly.
YouTubeVideo hosting platform for video evidence
GrammarlyWriting assistant

About Technology Scholarship

Resource / Site / LinkWhy it’s useful
NZQA 2020 Technology Scholarship Assessment ReportThis 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 as what features commonly appear in students who are awarded Scholarship or Scholarship with Outstanding Performance.
It also give examples of reasons why scholarship was not awarded.
There are also link to assessment reports from previous years.
Scholarship Case StudiesShowcase of past Technology Scholarships.
Technology Scholarship WebinarThis is aimed at teachers but covers the process and what is expected for scholarship in Technology.
New Zealand Technology Scholarship WebpageThe main Technology Scholarship NZQA page. This contains the most recent specification and exemplar work.
Technology Curriculum Website (TKI)New Zealand Technology curriculum overview
Technology Online (TKI)The main site for New Zealand Technology curriculum resources and guidance. More focused at teachers but there is a wealth of information here.
Technological PracticeOne of the three strands that are assessed in scholarship technology. In technological practice, you examine the practice of others and undertake their own.
Technological Knowledge One of the three strands that are assessed in scholarship technology. You develop technological knowledge particular to technological enterprises and environments and in relation to how and why things work.
The Nature of Technology One of the three strands that are assessed in scholarship technology. You develop perspectives and become aware of the relationship between people as users and designers/creators of technology and how that technology in turn impacts on more people, the environment, and on culture.