We invite you to use the drop down menus on the headings above to learn about the
SPEC courses. Please hover over the Home button to find out about status and how
NCEA credits work alongside the SPEC courses.
SPEC courses provide an exciting alternative pathway to ensuring students have success.
A self directed approach to learning, a focus on the development of Key Competencies,
exciting relevant teenage interest resources, co-ordinated by a trained ‘SPEC’ facilitator
are a true recipe for a positive learning experience.
This website will provide you with the details of the three NZQA approved Certificate
Qualifications that SPEC can offer, their requirements, the course content and how
to become a SPEC member.
SPECIFIC PREPARATION FOR EMPLOYMENT AND CITIZENSHIP
WHAT SPEC DOES
SPEC provides relevant and meaningful curriculum driven content that leads to nationally
recognised qualifications for any student who requires an alternative and/or supported
course to ensure success.
SPEC ‘EXCELLENCE’ SCHOOLS Click here to see the list of SPEC Excellence schools for 2013. The schools that attended Term 4’s verification meetings were given the criteria needed to become a SPEC ‘Excellence’ school. Applications were received by December 7th. Applications were supported by either the principal or a senior management statement, and included both student and parent comments. Details were also submitted about the history of SPEC in the school and future predictions for 2013. The SPEC Excellence schools receive a certificate for 2013, along with discounted membership and workbooks, along with a free training place. This is an annual event and all SPEC schools will be able to submit an application for 2014 if they meet the set criteria. Click here to see if you meet the criteria to become a SPEC Excellence School for 2014.