Develop team understanding of and commitment to sustainability

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 CPPCMN4009, 'Develop team understanding of and commitment to sustainability'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Develop team understanding of and commitment to sustainability' 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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1.

Support the building of skills to reflect sustainability principles.

1.1.

Purpose, benefits and practices of sustainability are researched and analysed.

1.2.

Government policies and incentives regarding the implementation of sustainable business practices are accessed and reviewed.

1.3.

Current organisational strategies, policies and procedures regarding the implementation of sustainable practices are accessed and reviewed.

1.4.

Information is gathered on existing staff skills, knowledge and behaviours in relation to sustainability, and gaps are identified.

1.5.

Contribution is made to developing and documenting a strategy to build required staff skills, and their understanding of the purpose, benefits and practices of sustainability.

2.

Support the implementation of sustainable practices.

2.1.

Organisational goals and objectives relating to sustainability are communicated to staff.

2.2.

Individuals and teams are provided with guidance to establish goals, responsibilities and performance indicators relating to sustainability.

2.3.

Individuals and teams are supported in enhancing performance and achievement of organisation’s goals, including effective implementation of sustainability processes, policies and procedures.

2.4.

Own performance is managed in line with organisational and legal requirements.

3.

Lead the team effectively.

3.1.

Updates on the organisation’s plans and approach to implementing sustainability processes are communicated to staff using effective and open communication channels.

3.2.

Staff are coached and mentored to develop understanding of sustainability issues and improve the implementation and performance of workplace processes.

3.3.

Effective strategies to facilitate team growth and increase motivation are developed, trialled and implemented.

3.4.

Outcomes of sustainability initiatives in the workplace are communicated and effective performance is acknowledged and supported in line with organisational policies and guidelines.

4.

Contribute to staff development needs.

4.1.

Current and future staff development needs relating to sustainability are identified and documented.

4.2.

Staff members are provided with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge relating to sustainability.

4.3.

Training and development needs of staff are accounted for in relevant budgets and operational plans.