8 Nov 2019

NCEA and Scholarship exams begin

From Morning Report, 7:56 am on 8 November 2019

Teenagers around the country are trying to turn off their phones, stay off Instagram and study for NCEA and Scholarship exams which begin on Friday.

The three-and-a-half week exam season starts this morning with level two physics, level three business studies and scholarhip calculus.T

he Qualifications Authority is expecting to mark more than a million exam booklets as well as 48,000 online exam entries from this year's exams.

RNZ's education correspondent is John Gerritsen.