Promote diversity

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 PSPGEN047, 'Promote diversity'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Promote diversity' 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

ELEMENTS

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. Provide diversity input to strategies, policies and plans

1.1 Collect, analyse and use quantitative and qualitative workplace diversity data for planning strategies, policies and plans to achieve a more diverse workforce.

1.2 Compare workplace diversity data with data on the diversity of the organisation's client base and the community it serves to ensure strategies, policies and plans are responsive to all stakeholders.

1.3 Develop diversity strategies in consultation with stakeholders, including people from key equity groups and clients.

1.4 Develop measures to evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of workplace strategies, policies and plans in relation to diversity.

1.5 Include actions to address the implementation of workplace diversity objectives in workplace business plans.

1.6 Incorporate reporting and feedback processes into strategies and plans.

2. Attract, develop and promote a diverse workforce

2.1 Integrate diversity principles and underpin human resources policies and practices in the work area.

2.2 Promote and implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of equity groups and others who don't fit the dominant organisational paradigm.

2.3 Identify barriers that prevent the recruitment, retention and progression of staff from diverse backgrounds and develop strategies to address them.

2.4 Identify and tailor development opportunities to address the needs of a diverse workforce in accordance with diversity objectives and resourcing constraints.

2.5 Identify and mentor individuals with the capacity to operate in a variety of business and cultural settings to maximise their contribution to the organisation and its clients.

2.6 Create a harmonious and supportive work environment by valuing and promoting the benefits of a diverse workforce to those working within the business unit and/or the organisation.

3. Monitor diversity outcomes

3.1 Evaluate employee data and feedback from staff or interviews to identify changes and trends in diversity outcomes for the work area.

3.2 Monitor progress against workplace diversity effectiveness measures and policy and/or legal obligations, report outcomes and make adjustments to the diversity strategy or objectives to ensure its continued relevance and success.