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 LGADMIN528A, 'Provide advocacy and representation'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Provide advocacy and representation' 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
1. Establish the representative role and process
1.1 The role, processes and conditions of representation are determined with individuals and key groups.
1.2 Relevant objectives to be pursued are identified in accordance with organisational priorities.
1.3 Strategy is developed to provide a framework for pursuing promotion of relevant interests.
1.4 Strategy is developed in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements.
1.5 Purpose and objectives of the strategy are clearly determined and promoted.
2. Implement the advocacy strategy
2.1 Appropriate strategic alliances are identified and developed.
2.2 Opportunities to reflect, promote and represent relevant interests are created in accordance with the strategy.
2.3 Collaborative planning and action are promoted and supported.
2.4 Potential areas of conflict are identified and strategies are implemented to address them.
2.5 Potential impact of decisions is calculated and assessed in terms of objectives and priorities.
2.6 Reports and feedback are provided to key people in accordance with organisational requirements.
3. Represent the council's position
3.1 A positive image of council is promoted.
3.2 Issues, policies and practices are effectively communicated in writing and orally to a range of audiences.
3.3 Interpersonal communication meets the needs of the audience and the objectives of the representation.
3.4 Council's position is conveyed in a positive manner that contributes to consensus.
4. Evaluate effectiveness of representation
4.1 Decisions are analysed and reported against agreed objectives.
4.2 Appropriate follow up with key stakeholders is undertaken to obtain feedback to maximise effectiveness.
4.3 Adjustments to the strategy are implemented in response to the evaluation.