Undertake councillor roles and responsibilities

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 LGAGENE501A, 'Undertake councillor roles and responsibilities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Demonstrate awareness of roles and responsibilities in the performance of council activities

1.1. Roles and responsibilities of councillors, and their difference to those of council employees, are clarified and observed.

1.2. Protocols that meet council and legislative requirements are observed.

1.3. Limitations on council and councillors' jurisdiction are specified and clarified.

2. Conduct productive meetings in line with compliance requirements

2.1. Meeting procedures are followed and proceedings are recorded clearly.

2.2. Decision making is undertaken in accordance with agreed and accepted practices.

2.3. Situations that may result in conflicts of interest are identified.

2.4. Strategies to avoid conflicts of interest are implemented.

2.5. The requirement to act in accordance with legislation and the binding nature of council decisions are identified and observed.

2.6. Public communication is adapted to accommodate language and cultural differences.

3. Uphold council's legislative responsibilities

3.1. External influences are identified and standards are complied with.

3.2. Issues of potential or apparent conflict with other bodies are identified and investigated.

3.3. Procedures to support and action council decisions are adopted through delegation to council's administrative and specialist employees.

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