Work with parents or carers of very young children

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 CHCEDU011, 'Work with parents or carers of very young children'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Evaluate parent/carer needs

1.1 Review information that identifies current client parenting situation

1.2 Provide information and use targeted questioning to assist fathers, mothers and carers to explore their current situation and challenges as individuals and as a family

1.3 Encourage parents/carers to recognise their beliefs, values and perceptions about children, their own roles and the place of children in their lives

1.4 Identify situations beyond scope of own role and make referrals according to organisation procedures

1.5 Reflect on information provided and use as a basis for work

2. Facilitate development of team parenting skills

2.1 Assist parent/s to identify their own strengths and areas for developmentas parents, individually and as a team

2.2 Work with parents to develop strategies and tools to build on their own and each other's strengths

2.3 Identify and work collaboratively to find solutions to the particular challenges faced by separate and single parents

3. Develop parenting skills in parents of very young children

3.1 Assist parents to identify relevant areas for development of their parenting confidence and competence by reviewing areas of concern

3.2 Use and share tools and strategies to assist parents to develop parenting confidence and competence

3.3 Assist parents to review current skill development and identify further appropriate opportunities for development

3.4 Identify and use internal and external resources for additional sources of assistance

3.5 Document advice and support provided according to organisational procedures