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National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement  (NMSSA)NMSSA logo 1x

NMSSA takes a robust, innovative appproach to assessing and understanding student achievement across the learning areas of the New Zealand curriculum at primary school level, in order to identify and report:

  • National picture of achievement at Year 4 and Year 8
  • Trends in educational performance
  • Factors that influence student achievement

NMSSA reports are available on the NMSSA website. For each learning area, reports include:

  • Key Findings report (achievement and contextual findings)
  • Insights for Teachers report
  • Summary report
  • Technical report
  • Interactive data window

National Educational Monitoring Project (NEMP)

Reports from the NEMP project (1995–2010) are available on the NEMP website.