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 PUATEA003B, 'Lead, manage and develop teams'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Lead, manage and develop teams' 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
1. Develop and maintain a team
1.1 Work contributions or suggestions from staff are continually sought and encouraged.
1.2 Contributions to team operations are acknowledged and suggestions are dealt with constructively.
1.3 Team members' skills are used and developed according to work requirements.
1.4 Team members are consulted about implementing new work practices.
2. Communicate objectives and required standards
2.1 Team members are provided with up-to-date information concerning the objectives and standards required by the organisation.
2.2 Team members' understanding of objectives and standards is checked.
2.3 Organisational standards and values relating to equal employment opportunity, anti discrimination and workplace harassment are modelled and promoted to team members.
3. Manage and improve performance of teams and individuals
3.1 Relevant and realistic team development plans are based on identified strengths and weaknesses of all team members.
3.2 Regular constructive feedback on all aspects of work performance is provided to individuals and the team.
3.3 Performance is assessed and addressed in a fair and timely manner in accordance with organisational guidelines and procedures.
4. Support and participate in development activities
4.1 Training needs of individuals and the team are identified and assessed on a regular basis in line with organisational guidelines and procedures.
4.2 An action plan to meet individual and team training and development needs is developed, agreed and implemented.
4.3 On the job training is provided to the required organisational standard and to meet team needs.
4.4 Team members are encouraged and supported to attend training and to undertake other development opportunities.
4.5 Coaching and mentoring are utilised as development tools.
5. Provide leadership to individuals and teams
5.1 The link between the function of the team and the goals of the organisation is understood and communicated to the team.
5.2 Participative decision making is used to develop, implement and review work of the team and allocate responsibilities where appropriate.
5.3 Opportunities are given to individuals and teams to develop new and innovative work practices and strategies.
5.4 Delegation to individuals and team members is appropriate and relevant to team objectives and goals in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.
5.5 Allocated tasks are within the competence of team members and supported with appropriate authority, autonomy and training.
6. Manage difficulties to achieve positive outcomes
6.1 Potential or actual conflict between team members or between self and other individuals is recognised and addressed.
6.2 Difficulties in achieving required outcomes are identified, analysed and solutions developed and communicated to appropriate personnel.
6.3 Individuals experiencing difficulties which cannot be addressed within the team are referred to appropriate personnel according to organisational policies and procedures.
7. Create and maintain conditions for productive work
7.1 Work environment is monitored to ensure it is maintained in line with organisational standards.
7.2 Improvements to working environment are recommended and implemented where possible.
7.3 Workplace hazards are identified or anticipated and managed to maintain safe working conditions.