ACE Curriculum Content
Ace has several subject options to choose from. The individual student can choose the secondary options that suit their career objectives.
This link is the latest list of pre approved non ACE elective credit options for all high school level certificates.
( NOTE 75% of all subjects must be ACE to fulfill all certificate requirements)
This link will help with any questions regarding the individual subjects and their guidelines
Scope and sequence of all the ACE Subjects
Information for late starter students new to ACE at high school level
PACE Conversion Chart
This Chart can be used to determine the approximate grade level of any PACE. For example, PACE 1062 corresponds to the early year six level.
Procedures of the programme
There are various procedures built into the A.C.E. programme. These procedures when properly utilised can produce the following results:
- Daily goal selling
- Students taking responsibility for their own learning
- A high standard of quality control
- Mastery of concepts
- Continual and consistent assessment of student's learning
- Good work habits
- Academic excellence
A.C.E. Certificate Recognition
Certificate of Academic Achievement NZ Year 13: 29 credits
A letter from the Chair of the New Zealand Vice-chancellor's Committee 's Subcommittee on Entrance states:
"That students who have obtained the A.C.E. Year 13 Certificate of Academic Achievement, including 4 subjects designated Year 13/Seventh Form level, may be granted admission ad eundem statum at entrance level"
Students who achieve a Year 13 Academic Certificate with 5 subjects at the year 13 Level and with a minimum average of 93% in those 5 subjects will be awarded this certificate with honours. The A.C.E. Academic council of New Zealand considers this to be at least at an A Bursary level.
Certificate of Academic Achievement NZ Year 12: 23 credits
Another letter from the Academic Officer of the New Zealand Vice-chancellor's Committee states:
"If any of your home-schooling families are using the Accelerated Christian Education Programme, I am happy to advise you that this has already been assessed by the NZVCC and a student achieving a Year 12 Certificate is eligible to be considered for provisional entrance by a New Zealand university."
Institutions of Higher Learning Who Have Accepted Students With A.C.E. Certificates
Many students have also gained entrance into a number of overseas institutes of higher learning.
The following is a list of the A.C.E. Certificates available in New Zealand:
- Certificate of Academic Achievement New Zealand Year 11 17 credits
- Certificate of Academic Achievement New Zealand Year 12 23 credits
- Certificate of Academic Achievement New Zealand Year 13 29 credits
- Certificate of Academic Achievement New Zealand Year 13 with honours 29 credits
- NZ Certificate of Achievement ( min 5 credits)
- NZ Certificate of Achievement 1 (15 credits)
- Nz Certificate of Achievement 2 (20 credits)
- NZ Certificate of Achievement 3 (25 credits)
ACE certificate guidelinesClick here to read the guidelines
NB. To read most of these documents, you need a PDF viewing program. Click here to download the free program called Adobe Acrobat Reader.