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The New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics Curriculum is divided into 8 levels of learning. Below is a summary of the NZC levels and associated National Standards (for students aged 6 to 13) and NCEA levels (NZ national assessment) if applicable. There is a degree of flexibility within these guidelines for students to learn subject content earlier or later than the guidelines. New Zealand students typically start school at 5 years of age.
|NZCurriculum||Year at School||Approx. age of student||National Standards||NCEA Ach. Stds|
|Level 1||1, 2||5-7 yrs||After 1 yr, After 2 yrs|
|Level 2||3, 4||7-9 yrs||After 3 yrs, After 4 yrs|
|Level 3||5, 6||9-11 yrs||After 5 yrs, After 6 yrs|
|Level 4||7, 8||11-13 yrs||After 7 yrs, After 8 yrs|
|Level 5||9, 10||13-15 yrs|
|Level 6||11||15-16 yrs||NCEA Level 1|
|Level 7||12||16-17 yrs||NCEA Level 2|
|Level 8||13||17-18 yrs||NCEA Level 3|
NZC Levels 1-5
NZC Level 6, NCEA Level 1: Statistics and Probability
- 1.10 Investigate a given multivariate data set using the statistical enquiry cycle
- 1.11 Investigate bivariate numerical data using the statistical enquiry cycle
- 1.12 Demonstrate understanding of chance and data
- 1.13 Investigate a situation involving elements of chance
NZC Level 7, NCEA Level 2: Statistics and Probability
- 2.8 Design a questionnaire
- 2.9 Use statistical methods to make an inference
- 2.10 Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods
- 2.11 Evaluate a statistically based report
- 2.12 Apply probability methods in solving problems
- 2.13 Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
NZC Level 8, NCEA Level 3: Statistics and Probability
- 3.8 Investigate time series data
- 3.9 Investigate bivariate measurement data
- 3.10 Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
- 3.11 Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles
- 3.12 Evaluate statistically based reports
- 3.13 Apply probability concepts in solving problems
- 3.14 Apply probability distributions in solving problems
The Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland, recommends AS3.10 Use Statistical Methods to make a Formal Inference, AS3.9 Investigate Bivariate Measurement Data, and AS3.13 Apply Probability Concepts in Solving Problems as a statistics core course for the approved subject Statistics or for a Mathematics course for students hoping to proceed to study Statistics at University.
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