Develop and implement policy

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 CHCPOL002, 'Develop and implement policy'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Develop and implement policy' 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

Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Research new policy initiatives

1.1 Evaluate existing policies to determine their currency and relevance

1.2 Evaluate current policy trends and their impact on policy development

1.3 Complete research and consultation in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

1.4 Facilitate open constructive discussion about policy issues and their possible resolution

2. Draft policies

2.1 Select and use policy formats and structures suited to policy users

2.2 Draft policies that reflect the culture, values and objectives of the organisation

2.3 Clearly and logically articulate policy requirements and other information that supports policy statements

2.4 Develop plans for policy resourcing, implementation and review

3. Test draft policies

3.1 Develop and implement consultation mechanisms for draft policies

3.2 Identify policy implementation issues with key stakeholders

3.3 Modify draft policies according to outcomes of consultation

3.4 Give sufficient notice to those affected by policy changes

4. Develop policy proposals

4.1 Prepare policy materials that support implementation and facilitate stakeholder understanding and acceptance of changes

4.2 Present policy proposals to decision-makers according to organisation requirements

4.3 Seek and gain formal approval according to organisation requirements

5. Implement and review policies

5.1 Develop policy implementation plan that maximises impact of new and revised policies

5.2 Develop and use strategies that facilitate wide promotion and dissemination of policy information

5.3 Implement evaluation plan to ensure ongoing review of policies

5.4 Review policies in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

5.5 Obtain and respond to stakeholder feedback during marketing, promotion and implementation of policies and use learning to inform further review of policies