Lead and influence ethical practice in the public sector

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 PSPETH005, 'Lead and influence ethical practice in the public sector'.
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. Model public service values

1.1 Develop and maintain a high level of expertise in ethics and standards.

1.2 Interpret complex ethical matters and provide advice to resolve them.

1.3 Encourage the reporting of suspected unethical conduct, and address as needed.

2. Embed ethical practice

2.1 Identify strengths, weaknesses and threats to ethical conduct in the organisation through analysis of state, national and international trends, and develop strategies to act on them.

2.2 Analyse management and accountability structures against public sector standards, and implement continuous improvement strategies.

2.3 Take opportunities to influence the development or review of policy and processes to include and address ethical considerations.

2.4 Develop and promote frameworks for ethical decision-making and policy setting.

2.5 Design policies and procedures to allow individuals to report and to address breaches of ethical conduct.

3. Promote ethical leadership and decision making

3.1 Foster dialogue on organisational values and ethics with and between staff.

3.2 Provide leadership to empower individuals and the organisation to address ethical issues.

3.3 Identify organisational patterns, trends and issues that require ethical consideration by managers and staff and refer for action.