Lead own professional development

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 CHCPRP006, 'Lead own professional development'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Lead own professional development' 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. Review professional goals and values

1.1 Reflect on personal values in a professional context

1.2 Re-confirm professional goals

1.3 Evaluate own values and goals against professional objectives and relevant codes of ethics, using a range of valid evidence

1.4 Analyse the coherence between job functions, values and goals

1.5 Determine strategies to enhance coherence and manage areas of conflict

2. Review effectiveness of practice

2.1 Assess professional attainments and the skills and knowledge involved

2.2 Evaluate areas where professional practice could be improved and the required skills and knowledge

2.3 Research and integrate information about current best practice and likely future needs and trends

2.4 Determine impacts of practice on self and others through process of self reflection

2.5 Identify coherence between professional practice, values, achievement of goals and work outcomes

2.6 Create and implement a plan to develop required skills, knowledge and coherence

3. Maintain professional well being

3.1 Evaluate requirements to maintain professional well beingin the context of individual practice

3.2 Develop strategies to maintain professional well being

3.3 Pro-actively identify options and seek support, where necessary, to maintain professional well being

4. Sustain professional effectiveness

4.1 Make reflection and review an integral part of ongoing professional practice

4.2 Engage with professionals within and beyond own practice area to further develop own ideas and practice

4.3 Identify and access professional support and development opportunities for areas of need

4.4 Adjust work processes and practice to improve professional outcomes