Implement and facilitate community development strategies and programs

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 LGADMIN419A, 'Implement and facilitate community development strategies and programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Implement and facilitate community development strategies and programs' 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

1. Plan the implementation of community development strategies and initiatives in consultation with appropriate personnel

1.1 Key individuals and groups are identified through appropriate research and consultation.

1.2 The values and structure of the community are identified.

1.3 A preferred consultation strategy is identified.

1.4 Appropriate interpersonal and networking skills are used to enlist the support of key individuals and groups.

1.5 Implementation issues are identified.

1.6 Appropriate activities are identified and developed to maximise community participation.

1.7 Adequate resourcing is identified.

2. Work with individuals and groups to establish cooperative processes

2.1 Opportunities are identified and accessed to gain community participation in a range of community forums and decision-making processes.

2.2 Opportunities are pursued to maximise access to community groups and processes.

2.3 Strategic alliances with key individuals and groups are developed and maintained.

2.4 Activities are undertaken with the group to facilitate the development of common goals and strategies.

2.5 Interpersonal skills are used to motivate the group to work cooperatively.

2.6 Advice and information is provided to the group to ensure that its members are informed of relevant issues and opportunities.

2.7 Reports are provided in accordance with organisational procedures.

3. Administer activities

3.1 Tasks and resources are allocated and monitored in accordance with planned outcomes.

3.2 Time frames and milestones are monitored and reported to designated people in accordance with organisational requirements.

3.3 Expenditure is detailed and monitored against allocated budget.

3.4 Records are maintained in accordance with organisational requirements.

4. Support group processes

4.1 Assistance is provided to implement operational arrangements that facilitate group processes.

4.2 Support is provided to develop and maintain group processes and facilitate achievement of identified outcomes.

4.3 Support is provided to ensure there is ongoing evaluation of group processes.

4.4 Assistance is provided to the group to access additional assistance and resources as required.

5. Monitor and evaluate implementation

5.1 Feedback from all stakeholders is used to identify improvements to processes.

5.2 Criteria are established in order to evaluate performance and outcome of implementation processes.

5.3 Processes including consultation strategies are evaluated against criteria.

5.4 Recommendations to improve processes are developed in line with evaluation outcomes.