Support young people to take collective action

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 CHCYTH008, 'Support young people to take collective action'.
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 specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Encourage and support young people to develop and use networks

1.1 Identify and note young people’s issues, needs or interests in community issues

1.2 Encourage and support young people to identify common issues, needs and interests

1.3 Discuss possibilities for responding to identified common issues, needs and interests

1.4 Provide opportunities for young people with similar interests or needs

1.5 Support and encourage young people to identify relationships between their issues/interests and social structures

1.6 Encourage young people to work together to take joint action

2. Support young people to come together to plan collective action

2.1 Ensure young people have the relevant skills and knowledge to operate in a collective way

2.2 Map and monitor youth participation processes, particularly decision-making and inclusion processes of groups

2.3 Provide support, encouragement and opportunities to young people to enable them to communicate and interact with others to coordinate a planned action

3. Support young people to identify and form alliances with key stakeholders

3.1 Identify other stakeholders interested in the issue or strategy

3.2 Gauge the interest, resources and possible roles of stakeholders

3.3 Support young people in contacting, informing and negotiating alliances with stakeholders

3.4 Assist young people and stakeholders to maintain appropriate contact and information flow

3.5 Encourage young people to acknowledge key stakeholder support

4. Support young people to implement their strategies or action plans

4.1 Provide relevant information as required to individuals and the group to facilitate better operation of collective networks

4.2 Offer individual or group support on an ongoing basis

4.3 Use group processes to monitor progress and adapt or further develop plans

5. Assist young people to monitor and evaluate strategies

5.1 Support groups to monitor and record progress

5.2 Assist groups to identify outcomes and consequences (intended or unintended) of their actions on an ongoing basis

5.3 Evaluate strategies and group processes

5.4 Provide reports of outcomes as appropriate to stakeholders and within the organisation

5.5 Celebrate achievements, including personal development, skills development and social change