Prepare a sustainable community and bioregional development strategy

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 AHCPER510, 'Prepare a sustainable community and bioregional development strategy'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare a brief

1.1 Define aims and objectives of the sustainable community and bioregional development strategy in the brief and the strategic plan

1.2 Define core values, principles and guidelines in the brief and the strategic plan

1.3 Develop protocols for the design, implementation and ongoing management in consultation with stakeholders

2. Analyse available information

2.1 Collate information on the community and bioregion

2.2 Identify key elements and themes

2.3 Map interconnections and relationships between key elements and themes

2.4 Determine legal and planning instruments and guidelines relating to the community and bioregion

2.5 Identify key people, specialist advisers and consultants to assist in the development of the strategy

3. Consult with individuals, groups and the community

3.1 Respond to individual concerns in a manner which engages support and cooperation

3.2 Identify opportunities and approaches to ensure community access and involvement in consultation and participatory processes

3.3 Identify and develop processes for feedback and ongoing community or group involvement in the planning process and action outcomes

3.4 Provide guidance to the group and respond with appropriate options and solutions to address their concerns and issues

3.5 Select and apply appropriate community consultation methods and document results

4. Identify required strategies

4.1 Develop steps required to implement strategies that are logical and capable of implementation

4.2 Clearly formulate strategies and make available to relevant parties for comment, where appropriate

4.3 Develop strategies in consultation with all relevant parties

4.4 Recognise and document opportunities and constraints to implementation

4.5 Document approaches and methods and any adjustments for future reference

5. Design organisational structures

5.1 Provide assistance to groups in designing appropriate mechanisms and actions to address the range of issues

5.2 Contribute to the development of policies and processes to facilitate resolution of group concerns in the public arena

5.3 Employ effective interpersonal skills to motivate the group to work cooperatively

5.4 Develop operational arrangements to facilitate group processes

5.5 Assist the group to identify additional assistance and resources as required

5.6 Contribute to organisational or management strategies for coordination of multiple activities and initiatives

6. Document community and bioregional development strategy

6.1 Support proposed strategies for sustainable community and bioregional development and transition with available evidence

6.2 Confirm that sound operational plans can be implemented based on the proposed strategies

6.3 Develop documentation

6.4 Distribute the strategy plan to all relevant parties and ensure effective communication of information