Plan for successful cultural practice at work

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 AHCILM510, 'Plan for successful cultural practice at work'.
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. Analyse essential features of Aboriginal families and cultures

1.1 Access and review information about Australian Aboriginal history up to the present time

1.2 Research concepts such as Dreaming, connection to Country and other Aboriginal beliefs

1.3 Identify traditional and contemporary social structures of Aboriginal families and societies

1.4 Research elements of Aboriginal societies and use to inform interactions with Aboriginal people

2. Review changes to Aboriginal societies since European settlement

2.1 Research and document colonisation and the impacts on Aboriginal peoples

2.2 Identify racist behaviours and the impact that these have had on Aboriginal peoples

2.3 Analyse personal responses to information about the positive and negative effects of colonisation

2.4 Conduct and analyse research into the impacts of colonisation, settlement and government policies on Aboriginalcultural practices

3. Identify government efforts to address continuing effects of colonisation

3.1 Investigate and analyse various policies implemented by governments in Aboriginal affairs

3.2 Identify the processes involved in government consultation with Aboriginal people, Communities and organisations

3.3 Evaluate effects of government policies in Aboriginal affairs and their implementation processes on Communities

3.4 Investigate and evaluate effectiveness of a chosen government policy through Community consultation

3.5 Develop strategies for addressing any public perception of 'special treatment' for Indigenous peoples in relation to the chosen policy in consultation with Community

4. Apply understanding of Aboriginal cultural protocols and identity to daily work routines

4.1 Identify features of Aboriginal identity and personal cultural maintenance

4.2 Analyse and use how these features are expressed in daily work life to inform workplace relationships and interactions

4.3 Identify and analyse the obligations of cultural maintenance in relation to a work issue

4.4 Apply allowances for absences due to family/seasonal cultural practices and bereavement

4.5 Work through and deal with workplace conflicts in culturally appropriate ways

4.6 Develop possible strategies for cultural maintenance in work and the workplace

5. Plan culturally appropriate work practices

5.1 Develop a vision and workplace goals for own work

5.2 Identify and discuss common culturally inappropriate work practices

5.3 Develop strategies to change these practices collaboratively

5.4 Develop an implementation and evaluation plan for the strategies

5.5 Propose ways in which Aboriginal practitioners can effect change to create greater cultural awareness in the workplace