Plan and implement a mentoring program

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 BSBLED805, 'Plan and implement a mentoring program'.
Google Links
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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. Plan mentoring program

1.1 Determine benefits of, and need for, a mentoring program

1.2 Define mentoring program purpose and objectives

1.3 Develop mentoring program plan with appropriate outcomes, in consultation with key stakeholders

1.4 Establish relevant management structures and wider support requirements

1.5 Determine mentoring program modes and methods

1.6 Determine methods and resources required to report mentoring program outcomes

2. Develop tools and materials to support mentoring program

2.1 Develop range of tools and resources appropriate to mentoring program modes and methods

2.2 Establish mentor and mentee selection criteria, procedures and tools

2.3 Establish formal requirements for mentor-mentee relationship and communicate these requirements to all parties

2.4 Establish rules, procedures and requirements encompassing key accountabilities and responsibilities

2.5 Develop means to report and collate outcomes from mentor–mentee relationship

3. Coordinate mentor and mentee relationships

3.1 Implement strategies for recruiting and accurately matching mentors with mentees

3.2 Induct mentors and mentees into program

3.3 Ensure plans required for personal growth are developed by mentors and mentees

3.4 Cultivate rapport, mutual trust and teamwork in mentoring relationship

3.5 Consider and address cultural differences and diversity issues in all mentor-mentee communications

3.6 Use data and reporting tools supporting program to monitor mentor-mentee relationship

4. Evaluate mentoring program

4.1 Complete mentoring record-keeping and reporting requirements using agreed technology, reporting processes and procedures

4.2 Evaluate mentoring program against agreed outcomes and report through relevant management structures

4.3 Document improvement opportunities for future mentoring programs based on program evaluation