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 CHCEDS004, 'Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre' 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 specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Manage self in classroom
1.1 Manage day-to-day duties and tasks within established timeframe and according to school or centre procedures and policies
1.2 Use effective communication strategies to prevent misunderstandings
1.3 Communicate progress of task as required and seek feedback on work performance
1.4 Seek assistance from relevant colleague when difficulties arise in achieving allocated tasks
2. Select and utilise equipment effectively
2.1 Identify and access required equipment to complete task, following instructions if required
2.2 Check equipment in accordance with manufacturerâ€™s instructions
2.3 Operate equipment in accordance with manufacturerâ€™s instructions
2.4 Use and maintain specialist equipment for students with particular needs
2.5 Identify equipment faults and take action to ensure equipment is repaired in accordance with manufacturerâ€™s instructions
2.6 Report repairs outside of education support workerâ€™s responsibility to the appropriate person/s
3. Prepare and maintain teaching aids, materials and resources
3.1 Prepare and maintain materials and resources for use in classes, displays and demonstrations
3.2 Estimate the quantities and resources to complete the task
3.3 Design and produce teaching aids as directed
3.4 Ensure correct and efficient use of supplies
3.5 Perform clean-up duties as required according to set procedures
4. Monitor classroom supplies
4.1 Monitor stock levels and place orders when required
4.2 Obtain information on appropriate equipment or supplies required for lessons and activities
4.3 Report discrepancies in supply stock to the appropriate person/s
5. Process and maintain information (documents and records)
5.1 Process information/documentation in accordance with defined timeframes, guidelines and procedures
5.2 Observe school/centre security and confidentiality procedures for handling information
6. Operate computers, printers and current technological equipment used in classroom activities
6.1 Utilise computers, printers, and current technological equipment in accordance with school/centre procedures and policy and manufacturerâ€™s instructions
6.2 Use software in accordance with school/centre procedures and policy, and the manufacturerâ€™s/authorâ€™s instructions
6.3 Identify basic functions and features using system information
7. Contribute to the organisation and coordination of school/centre activities
7.1 Support school/centre-related activities in accordance with teacher direction, safety and legal requirements, school/centre policy and procedures and job role
7.2 Supervise students as directed by teacher during out-of-class activities
7.3 Organise equipment, materials and resources for out-of-class activities in accordance with teacher direction and school/centre policy and procedures