Promote the values and ethos of public service

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 PSPETH003, 'Promote the values and ethos of public service'.
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



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. Promote ethical standards

1.1 Discuss interpretation of ethical standards with senior staff to ensure common understanding of requirements.

1.2 Explain to others the ethical obligations of public service and the consequences of unethical conduct.

1.3 Assess conduct of self and others against ethics standards, legislation and guidelines, and provide feedback.

1.4 Use the resolution and/or referral of ethical problems identified in dealings with staff and public as learning opportunities.

2. Assist staff to avoid conflicts of interest

2.1 Explain conflict of interest requirements to staff using situations they are likely to experience.

2.2 Discuss with staff matters involving competing interests or conflicting views and resolve or refer as required.

3. Model and foster integrity or conduct

3.1 Give ethical, lawful and reasonable directions to staff, using personal work practices, to provide a consistent example of desired ethical conduct, and develop team values through collaboration and leadership.

3.2 Provide protection from reprisals for refusing others' directions to act unethically.

3.3 Model and explain to others the principles of procedural fairness.

3.4 Explain, promote and use decision making which upholds ethical standards.

3.5 Assess the risk of unethical conduct and recommend changes to policies or practices to improve outcomes.

3.6 Encourage the reporting of suspected unethical conduct.