Work within a community development framework

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 CHCCDE003, 'Work within a community development framework'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Work within a community development framework' 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

Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Operate within a community development framework

1.1 Work towards the vision and mission of the community development work plan

1.2 Work with communities to achieve their priorities through enhancing skills, accessing appropriate support and working with others in the community who share concerns and issues

1.3 Identify and document the interrelationships between the priorities and rights of the individual, the family, the community and society

2. Distinguish between private and public issues arising in community development work

2.1 Employ appropriate interpersonal skills to hear individual stories and distinguish between private and public issues

2.2 Identify the individual’s willingness to engage in a public process to bring about change and facilitate the move from private concern to public action

2.3 Provide appropriate referrals to support people to deal with personal issues

2.4 Ensure all work reflects and meets duty of care responsibilities

3. Work with groups to achieve community development outcomes

3.1 Research and analyse community priorities

3.2 Identify and document shared community priorities within the public group processes

3.3 Plan appropriate strategies in collaboration with the group to ensure community priorities are addressed

3.4 Document community structures and resources available to groups to maximise outcomes for groups

3.5 Provide advice and information to groups and individuals as required to ensure they are fully informed about relevant issues and opportunities

3.6 Advocate and lobby for community based outcomes

3.7 Manage group dynamics, facilitate discussions and engagements processes

3.8 Review and modify own work practice within a community development framework