Facilitate ongoing group development

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCCCF406A, 'Facilitate ongoing group development'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Facilitate ongoing group development' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Maintain contact on group activities

1.1. Contact is maintained with group leaders/officers on current and proposed group activities and projects.

1.2. Advice on group operation and opportunities is provided when sought by leaders/officers.

1.3. Role of facilitator/coordinator in group operations is clearly defined with the management committee to avoid misunderstanding.

2. Provide fresh input into group

2.1. Relevant new initiatives and ideas from other groups and program areas are identified for input into/suggestion to the group.

2.2. New initiatives and ideas are systematically sought from appropriate sources.

2.3. Any suggestions are developed before submission to include local group and program context.

3. Maintain network of contacts

3.1 Contacts with members of the group and community are maintained to provide interchange of ideas and information.

4. Facilitate resolution of group operating difficulties

4.1. Group issues with potential to hinder group operations are identified before damage has occurred.

4.2. External threats are assessed to facilitate negotiation of solutions between the group and external parties.

4.3. Internal operating difficulties are resolved where possible through facilitation and use of relevant expert advice.

4.4. Groups requiring major restructuring are identified to implement change management processes.


Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCCF406A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC51210 - Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation
  • AHC40910 - Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management