The Progressive Achievement Tests (PATs) from NZCER have been undergoing a refresh in the last two years, including significant changes to visuals and content. This is to ensure all ākonga are reflected in the assessments, and includes some updates to our robust design and reporting.
Tēnā koutou katoa, and welcome back for 2024. The first order of business (as it will be for many of you) is our assessment refresh. We have some exciting new developments on the PAT front to accompany changes from last year, and have all the details below!
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