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Written on 22 October 2021

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Demystifying the NCEA Maths Level 3 Syllabus

Demystifying the NCEA Maths Level 3 Syllabus Maths is an NCEA subject that high school students in Years 11, 12, and 13 can study. There are a variety of NCEA Maths classes and programmes to choose from, each covering a distinct aspect of the curriculum. The National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) is New Zealand's […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

NCEA Level 3 Maths Past papers

Getting the best revision from NCEA Level 3 Math's past papers. The end of the year brings better weather and longer days, but it also means end-of-year exams for many secondary school students around the country. While it may not be your preferred way to begin the summer vacation, having a strategy and making the […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

How do you pass NCEA Level 3 Maths?

How can you pass NCEA level 3 maths successfully? Mathematics causes many students to break out in cold sweat. Some students are brave enough to pursue math in higher education, whether at the bachelor's or master's level. Math is relevant to a wide range of academic subjects in the NCEA curriculum. NCEA Level 3 math […]

27 May 20227 minutes to read

You will learn about Differentiation and Integration techniques on your Maths A Level course.

Understanding NCEA Level 2 Maths Questions

Understanding NCEA Level 2 Maths Questions As you enter the end of year NCEA level 2 maths external exams, you may be wondering what the exam will look like. In regards to format, there have been no changes made since 2019, so have a read of our guide on past exam papers to see how […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

NCEA Drama Overview Level 2

NCEA Drama Overview Level 2 For your second year of drama, you will be greeted with achievement standards that range from devising and performing right through to directing and utilising your theory skills and unpacking live theatre. Get ready for a rich experience of a combination of theory and practical skills to explore with your […]

27 May 20227 minutes to read

Drama NCEA Level 2 Past Papers

Drama NCEA Level 2 Past Papers So you’ve made it through a good chunk of the year which has seen you direct, act and devise. You have developed these skills individually and sometimes at the same time. What could be next? Now that you can use instruction and direct your classmates in a show, now […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

NCEA Drama Level 2 and your future career

How taking Drama NCEA Level 2 can prepare you for your future career Why can embodying a person and acting out their innermost thoughts on a stage help you in your career further down the road? Well, the art world often gets a bad rap for the argument around how transferrable the skills learned can […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

NCEA Drama Level 2 Internals Tips

NCEA Drama Level 2 Internals Tips Your year is going to be packed to the brim with exciting achievement standards. Whether you have done NCEA Level 1 Drama or if it’s your first-time doing drama, there will be something that sticks out for you with the diverse range of standards included in your year. This […]

27 May 20226 minutes to read

IB exams are challenging but can open a lot of opportunities

IB exam timetable 2022

Succeed in your 2022 IB exams One of the main objectives of high school is to prepare students for higher education. They need to deepen their knowledge in different subjects and teach them to be autonomous in their learning. Among others, most high school pathways included various assessment activities and exams to evaluate the students' […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

A-level revision requires a lot of practice

A-level exam timetable 2022

Succeed in your A levels in 2022 A levels are British high school qualifications that students complete in two years before going to university. They are evaluated through end-of-year exams in the subjects of their choice and their grades often determine their future education options. A-level qualifications were introduced in the UK in 1951 and […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

AS levels are crucial for entering university

AS exam timetable 2022

Succeed in your 2022 AS-levels New Zealand students who choose to follow the CAIE pathway in high school aim, in most cases, to enter university afterwards. Year 12 of their education is very important to achieve that goal because that's when they start preparing for A-level exams. Unlike the GCSE or IGCSE which are certificates […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

IGCSE exams require a lot of preparation

IGSCE exam timetable 2022

Succeed in your 2022 IGSCE exams When a student enters high school, they start a very important stage of their education that will lead to university or professional life. Those years are an excellent opportunity to decide what they want to do in the future and deepen their knowledge of the subjects that are relevant […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

Can you meditate without paying attention to everything around you?

Principles of Hatha Yoga

The Tenets of Hatha Yoga For some, yoga is an integral part of their lives. Whether they attend yoga classes in a yoga studio or practise yoga at home, many aver that they do not feel their day is complete without dedicating time to their selected asanas and meditation sessions. But yoga, in general, is […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

Tantra essentially split Hatha yoga from wider yogic practice

History of Hatha Yoga

How Hatha Yoga Came to Be For most people, Hatha yoga defines yoga - the timeless union of mind, body and soul. Whether they practice every tenet of the discipline or just the western perceptions of them is neither here nor there. Western perceptions of them? Many yoga practitioners in the western part of the […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

You must have a strong core for some of the more strenuous poses

Hatha Yoga Poses

Essential Hatha Yoga Asanas Many people know that yoga is a 'total' discipline that conditions the mind, body and spirit. Indeed, yoga is a lifestyle, not just an exercise class you can bring your own mat to. So beneficial is the yoga lifestyle that aspects of yoga have spilt into other dimensions. Yoga pants are […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

Nature's duality is reflected in the word Hatha

The Importance of Hatha Yoga

What Makes Hatha Yoga So Important? Go ahead: open your favourite web search engine and type in 'Hatha yoga important'. Did you get lots of 'Benefits of yoga' results with a few 'Importance of yoga' hits sprinkled in, as I did? Friendly challenges aside, the question of Hatha yoga's importance is relevant in more ways […]

1 December 20217 minutes to read

How do you pass NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori?

How Do You Pass NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori? Kia kaha, kia māia, kia manawanui Be strong, be brave, be steadfast As the whakatauki states, you need to be brave, strong, and steadfast. Learning a language will come easier to some and be a bit more difficult for others. So do not become disparaged […]

24 June 20226 minutes to read

Demystifying the NCEA Te Reo Māori level 3 Syllabus

Demystifying the NCEA Te Reo Māori Level 3 Syllabus Poipoia te kākano, kia puāwai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom. Te reo Māori is a beautiful and expressive language that makes great use of whakatauki, metaphors and similes. It is rich and diverse. He tino pai to mahi for those students who have been […]

24 June 20226 minutes to read

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NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori Questions Explained

NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori Questions Explained NCEA questions are designed to test your knowledge, creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. So how can you show all of these skills in one question? Does it vary from subject to subject? While getting into detail about what the questions exactly look like in te reo […]

24 June 20227 minutes to read

NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori Past Papers

NCEA Level 3 Te Reo Māori Past Papers As the end of the year approaches it is time to set yourself up for success. Using past exam papers is a great start but setting yourself up for success requires a bit more. External exams are considered the most difficult of the different standards within NCEA. […]

24 June 20226 minutes to read

Learn the piano to play your favourite music

Finding a private piano tutor in Tauranga

Learning the piano with a teacher in Tauranga Listening to music is an amazing pastime but for some people, it is not enough and they want to make music themselves. The best way to do that is to learn to sing or to play a musical instrument. Some instruments are rather specific and musicians mainly […]

31 March 20227 minutes to read

The piano is an old instrument with huge potential

Finding a piano tutor in Hamilton

Learning the piano with a teacher in Hamilton We may all have different tastes but there is hardly anyone who doesn't like music at all. Whether we enjoy classical music, jazz or hip-hop, our favourite songs stir emotions in us, evoke memories or simply help us relax. There are plenty of opportunities to learn the […]

31 March 20227 minutes to read

Learning the piano can be really fun

Finding a piano tutor in Manukau City

Learning the piano with a teacher in Manukau City Playing a musical instrument is a very popular hobby in New Zealand. For some, it is a way to perform their favourite classical compositions for friends and relatives. Others learn an instrument to accompany themselves singing. Good music skills can open up plenty of opportunities for […]

31 March 20226 minutes to read

The piano is a versatile instrument for every taste

Finding a piano tutor in Christchurch

Learning the piano with a teacher in Christchurch There are several reasons that push people to learn to play music. First of all, music is fun. As soon as we have mastered the basics of an instrument, we can start playing the songs and compositions we like and even create our own music. There are […]

31 March 20226 minutes to read

Demystifying the NCEA Accounting Syllabus

Everything you'll learn in NCEA Accounting Do you know why are you taking NCEA accounting? Chances are that it's not because you have a particular love of numbers, which is helpful because numbers are such a minor part of accounting. There are no complicated algebraic equations, but if you want to open doors passing NCEA […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

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It’s time to master NCEA accounting problems with a little revision

NCEA Accounting Revision Tips: How to Tackle Accounting Problems Because of the very nature of NCEA Accounting, thinking that you are going to be able to cram the week before your end of year exam is not going to help you pass. You have a lot of terminologies to learn, a few formulas to master, […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

innovation is the cornstone of NCEA Accounting

NCEA Accounting and everything you need to know

The ins and outs of NCEA Accounting Although there continues to be a debate in some New Zealand schools about the value of NCEA Level 1, the benefits of students taking NCEA Accounting at any level are many. From simply improving the financial literacy of the New Zealand population to providing a solid foundation on […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

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Better Career Options for NCEA Accounting Students

Why You Should Study NCEA Accounting While you may take NCEA Accounting with the view of having a successful career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), this isn’t the only area the NCEA Accounting can lead to. Just having a basic understanding of accounting systems and how financial transactions are recorded can be a useful […]

28 June 20227 minutes to read

Explaining How Superprof Works

How Does Superprof Work? It's not for nothing that Superprof ranks among the top 10 tutoring platforms in NZ and around the world. In the few years since our debut, we've established a presence in 28 countries and have helped millions of tutors launch themselves into business. How did we do it? Why did we […]

22 October 20217 minutes to read

Subjects Available on Superprof

What Can You Learn With a Superprof? Most people think of students as little kids going to school. Some, especially those with kids in college or at university, picture students as young adults, soaking up all the knowledge they need to make a life for themselves. At Superprof, we maintain that a student is anyone, […]

22 October 20217 minutes to read

Superprof for Students

How Students Get the Most from Superprof Recently, China was in the news for cracking down on tutoring companies. That makes for a rather odd crackdown and an even odder headline... until you know how the situation came to be. China's education system is ultra-competitive. Students generally get only one shot at higher education - […]

22 October 20217 minutes to read

Superprof For Tutors

Tutoring as a Superprof Whether you get your news from social media, the dailies or from the telly, you could hardly miss what's now being called the Great Resignation. People are simply tired of working for the benefit of others while gaining very little for themselves. It seems we're poised on the brink of an […]

22 October 20217 minutes to read