Manage equity and diversity

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 DEFGEN027, 'Manage equity and diversity'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage equity and diversity' 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

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 section.

1. Contribute to the development, implementation and review of equity and diversity strategies

1.1 Identify equity and diversity issues in the workplace.

1.2 Develop equity and diversity strategies in consultation with stakeholders, including people from key equity groups and the organisation’s clients.

1.3 Promote strategies within the organisation.

1.4 Incorporate achievable reporting and feedback processes into strategies.

1.5 Monitor and review effectiveness and efficiency of strategies.

1.6 Identify and act upon recommendations for enhancements.

2. Facilitate the development of a workforce that promotes and values equity and diversity

2.1 Identify and model benefits of a diverse workforce and communicate them to those working within the organisation.

2.2 Develop and adopt initiatives and resources to advance the position of equity and diversity groups within the organisation.

2.3 Identify and utilise diversity factors associated with individuals to address business needs.

2.4 Utilise diversity training and awareness programs to promote and encourage the benefits of a diverse workforce.

2.5 Provide assistance to maximise individual contribution to the attainment of the organisations objectives.

2.6 Apply strategies to resolve grievance and complaints and to maximise the benefits obtained through a diverse workforce.

3. Communicate with a diverse workforce

3.1 Identify and address language and literacy issues to facilitate full participation of all members in work and development activities.

3.2 Identify target audience and tailor communications strategies.

3.3 Employ a range of communication strategies to meet the needs of a diverse workforce base.

3.4 Identify and utilise resources to facilitate effective communication within the workplace.