Facilitate development of group goals and projects

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 AHCCCF502, 'Facilitate development of group goals and projects'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Promote the identification of land management and environmental issues

1.1 Encourage group members to identify local environmental issues within the context of the group's activities and program scope

1.2 Develop identified issues in terms of problems, causes and actions required

1.3 Provide opportunities for group members to learn about environmental matters and to acquire additional related skills

2. Facilitate development of priorities for action

2.1 Facilitate group to develop potential action strategies for identified issues that comply with program scope

2.2 Determine priorities for action strategies based on members' interests and skills, the impact on environmental issues and promotion of solutions, and compliance with the program guidelines

2.3 Ensure facilitation processes used are appropriate to the level of group development

3. Facilitate development of goals

3.1 Facilitate the group to develop goals and link them to action strategies in a cohesive action plan

3.2 Support group to document their goals and action strategies and achieve membership approval

3.3 Review previous goals and action plans with the group as part of the development of new goals and action plans

3.4 Identify role of coordinator in group development and management to reduce unrealistic expectations and conflict

3.5 Manage individual views and interests to ensure group cohesion is maintained

3.6 Enable group to develop its goals and projects within its rules of association and program guidelines

3.7 Correlate goals and action strategies to regional plans and initiatives

4. Support group to identify and evaluate potential projects

4.1 Facilitate group to identify a range of potential projects within goals and action strategy

4.2 Lead group through an evaluation process of alternative projects to determine: compliance with members' interests and skills; project scope within the resources of the group or network of regional groups; compliance within program scope; available funding; and potential for acceptance

4.3 Encourage group to review the results of previous projects and submissions for funds as part of the development of new projects

4.4 Ensure facilitation process is sensitive to individual member viewpoints, perspectives and cultures, and considerate of community goals and plans to manage any potential conflict

5. Support group in development of project proposals and submissions

5.1 Facilitate group to develop a project plan and costing within program guidelines

5.2 Assist group to prepare project proposal in terms of the program requirements and to complete submission for lodgement to the authorities by the due date

5.3 Assist group to document project evaluation requirements in accordance with program and proposal requirements

5.4 Source relevant information to assist the group with the submission