Coordinate policy development

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 LGADMIN526A, 'Coordinate policy development'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Monitor existing organisational policies

1.1. Evaluation criteria are identified and established to determine appropriateness of existing organisational policies.

1.2. Operational staff and key stakeholders are consulted on existing organisational policies in line with evaluation criteria and organisational requirements.

1.3. Mechanisms are established to provide ongoing monitoring of organisational policies.

1.4. Existing policies are analysed against evaluation criteria.

1.5. Policy development requirements are identified and defined in terms of context, issues to be addressed, expected outcomes, possible complications, precedents and stakeholders.

1.6. Priority areas for policy development are recommended in accordance with organisational requirements.

2. Prepare policy advice

2.1. Policy development parameters, procedures, resources and time frames are established and confirmed.

2.2. Consultation processes with clients, staff and external personnel are developed and utilised.

2.3. Interorganisational cooperation in policy development is sought as appropriate.

2.4. Analytical framework for the development of an appropriate organisational policy is determined.

2.5. Relevant factors such as change management are considered in the development of policy advice.

3. Present and promote policy advice

3.1. Recommendations for policy options are presented and promoted to management according to organisational requirements.

3.2. An appropriate method of implementation is identified and agreed upon following approval of selected options.

3.3. Stakeholders are informed of the nature of policy changes, expected outcomes, issues, expected costs, time lines and contextual factors.

3.4. Where necessary the selected policy option is marketed to stakeholders.

3.5. Processes are developed to enable the ongoing evaluation and monitoring of policy options.

3.6. Processes are developed to review the policy development strategies within the organisation.

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Qualifications and Skillsets

LGADMIN526A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50104 - Diploma of Local Government Administration