Facilitate learning for students with disabilities

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 CHCEDS025, 'Facilitate learning for students with disabilities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Facilitate learning for students with disabilities' 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. Comply with policies, procedures and legislation that addresses work with students with disabilities

1.1 Identify legislative requirements

1.2 Use work practices that meet requirements of policies, procedures and legislation related to working with students with disabilities

1.3 Review conduct in compliance with requirements

2. Demonstrate inclusive practices

2.1 Use accurate and non-discriminatory language

2.2 Include all students in group activities

2.3 Display respectful interactions with all students, including maintaining confidentiality

2.4 Ensure all students have access to a safe learning environment

2.5 Demonstrate value for the rights and opinions of all students

3. Provide support to the teacher of students with disabilities

3.1 Use knowledge of students to assist teacher to set goals for the student

3.2 Gather and record data as directed by the teacher

3.3 Develop support strategies for individuals to enable the achievement of learning goals

3.4 Identify, prepare and maintain resources to support the delivery of education programs

4. Contribute to an education adjustment profile for students with disabilities

4.1 Raise awareness of social and academic barriers for students with disabilities

4.2 Provide observations to inform an education adjustment profile

4.3 Contribute to profile meetings

4.4 Implement the education program