Maintain and enhance professional practice

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 PSPTIS069, 'Maintain and enhance professional practice'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Maintain and enhance professional practice' 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. Model high standards of performance

1.1 Promote practitioner’s role with clients, colleagues and the public.

1.2 Determine individual responsibilities and accountabilities to reflect the requirements of contracts and work plans.

1.3 Model professional techniques and strategies for effective performance.

2. Determine personal development needs

2.1 Assess personal skills and knowledge against industry competencies and other relevant benchmarks to determine development needs and priorities.

2.2 Use feedback from colleagues and clients to identify personal learning needs and areas for professional development.

2.3 Research future career options and career development pathways.

2.4 Seek advice on undertaking career development options.

3. Participate in professional development activities

3.1 Identify and pursue formal and informal development activities to support continuous learning.

3.2 Maintain currency of professional practice through participation in professional association and networking events and activities.

3.3 Maintain industry relationships through relevant networks, organisations and individuals.

4. Evaluate and improve professional practice

4.1 Research developments and trends impacting on professional practice and integrate these into work performance.

4.2 Identify and implement improvement strategies using feedback from colleagues and clients, and results of research.

4.3 Monitor own performance and apply innovative and responsive approaches for improving professional practice.