Coordinate public affairs events and activities

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 PSPGEN082, 'Coordinate public affairs events and activities'.
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. Plan events and activities

1.1 Analyse broad public affairs objectives for the organisation to ensure that events and activities advance those objectives.

1.2 Determine the range and types of public affairs events or activities in line with broad public affairs objectives, and obtain approvals.

1.3 Determine objectives and target audience/s for each event and activity in line with organisational requirements.

1.4 Develop project plans to identify the requirements for all aspects of events and activities and to assign responsibilities.

1.5 Assess risks and likely contingencies and address their management in project plans.

1.6 Develop criteria and measures to monitor progress and evaluate achievement of objectives.

2. Implement events and activities

2.1 Obtain resources and implement plans.

2.2 Brief personnel to be involved and coordinate speeches as required.

2.3 Coordinate events and activities.

2.4 Handle contingencies in accordance with organisational risk management arrangements identified in the planning for events or activities.

3. Evaluate implementation and outcomes

3.1 Evaluate coordination and planning of individual events and activities, and document lessons learned to improve future planning.

3.2 Assess events and activities in terms of their effectiveness in reaching the target audience/s and achieving desired target audience response.

3.3 Assess implementation in terms of achieving individual objectives and meeting criteria for each event or activity.

3.4 Assess the outcomes of events or activities in terms of achieving broad public affairs objectives for the organisation.