Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes

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 CHCCD516A, 'Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work within organisation and government structures to enable community development outcomes' 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. Work within the structures and process of the organisation

1.1 Identify and work within the management structure, philosophy and purpose of own organisation

1.2 Identify governance structures within the organisation and roles and responsibilities within those governance structures

1.3 Identify the structures within the organisation that provide the authority for community development activity to occur

1.4 Work within lines of decision-making and accountability in contributing to planning processes in relation to organisation's community development activities

1.5 Ensure decisions and processes are documented accessible to all involved

2. Assess extent to which organisation supports community development work

2.1 Determine aspects of the management structure, philosophy and purpose, governance structures, policies and procedures which are supportive of community development work

2.2 Identify aspects of the management structure, philosophy and purpose, governance structures, policies and procedures which may create barriers to community development work

3. Utilise all levels of government for community development activities and projects

3.1 Identify levels of government and responsibilities for community funding

3.2 Identify current and possible future funding sources for community resources and programs

3.3 Identify government policy barriers and with community members identify strategies to support change

3.4 Develop strategicalliances between organisation, community members and relevant government agencies to support community development activities

3.5 Seek opportunities to influence government decision and policy making in line with community issues and needs

3.6 Ensure community development activities and projects adhere to relevant commonwealth, state and local government legal requirements

3.7 Regularly update information about current legal requirements and if appropriate, develop proposals to modify organisation policy and procedures in relation to community development activities

4. Maintain the profile of community development work within the organisation

4.1 Use formal and informal networks to communicate the organisation's community development activities and achievements

4.2 Use a range of communication media and activities to convey information about community development activities and achievements of the organisation to encourage support and interest

4.3 Seek and utilise opportunities to promote the organisation and its community development work and activities

4.4 Display confidentiality and sensitivity in details, content and extent of public comment on organisation's activities

5. Maintain management support for community development activities and projects

5.1 Identify and advise management of political, social, cultural and economic trends that may impact on community development activities and projects

5.2 Ensure community development activities and project work is within the policies and procedures of the organisation

5.3 Promptly address problems in implementing defined procedures to ensure resolution

5.4 Identify and seek to resolve conflict between organisation policies and community or public issues

5.5 Prepare reports on community development activities and projects in a comprehensive and accurate manner and present to relevant stakeholders and management, as required

5.6 When required, ensure information about community development activities and projects is provided within the management structures to facilitate effective and informed deliberations and decision-making