Provide leadership

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 PSPGEN053, 'Provide leadership'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide leadership' 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. Facilitate commitment to objectives and required standards

1.1 Discuss and clarify the organisation’s vision, strategic objectives and required standards of performance with others in accordance with the needs, communication and learning styles of workgroup members.

1.2 Establish the purpose, objectives, roles and responsibilities in the workgroup.

1.3 Model commitment to objectives and standards to provide leadership and develop workgroup commitment.

1.4 Model and promote equal employment opportunity, workplace health and safety, diversity management and participative work practices within the workgroup.

2. Contribute to the development of a cooperative, high performance workgroup

2.1 Encourage, acknowledge and consider work contributions or suggestions.

2.2 Support workgroup members to use, share and develop their skills according to work requirements.

2.3 Facilitate work allocation within the group on the basis of current skills and development needs.

2.4 Consult with workgroup members in the implementation of new work practices.

2.5 Resolve conflict and other issues which affect performance within the workgroup wherever possible, or refer.

3. Give and receive feedback on performance

3.1 Seek feedback from others outside the workgroup on personal and workgroup performance, and give open and constructive responses to feedback.

3.2 Gather and provide regular constructive feedback on all aspects of work performance from and to the workgroup.

3.3 Assess and address performance and recognise and/or reward notable performance.

3.4 Address under performance of self and others.

3.5 Use feedback to continuously improve performance and outcomes.

4. Support and participate in development activities

4.1 Develop, agree upon and implement an action plan to meet individual and group learning and development needs.

4.2 Support individuals to identify their specific learning and/or development needs.

4.3 Encourage and support workgroup members to take advantage of development opportunities in accordance with their needs.

4.4 Access learning and development opportunities to continuously improve own leadership skills and other identified development needs.

4.5 Provide on-the-job learning opportunities in accordance with individual needs and to the required standard.

4.6 Encourage and support workgroup members in applying new skills and knowledge in the workplace.

5. Provide leadership, direction and guidance in the workgroup

5.1 Use participative decision making in developing, implementing and reviewing the work of the group and the distribution of responsibilities, where appropriate.

5.2 Give opportunities and encouragement to workgroup members to develop new and innovative work practices and strategies.

5.3 Provide workgroup members with the support, leadership, advice and policy direction necessary to perform work.

5.4 Allocate tasks in accordance with the competencies of workgroup members, and delegate autonomy and authority as appropriate.

5.5 Vary leadership and guidance strategies to meet changing priorities and situations, and take into account the differing needs and skills of individuals and the requirements of the tasks and workplace.