Manage international education financial and administrative processes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 TAEEDU508A, 'Manage international education financial and administrative processes'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Implement policies and procedures for managing finance and administration

1.1. Identify and contribute to the development of policies and procedures for managing finance and administration

1.2. Apply risk assessment and risk management strategies to managing finance and administration

1.3. Manage finance and administration compliance with organisation policy and procedures and relevant legislation, regulations and codes

1.4. Establish and follow communication processes to give and receive information, including the production of finance and administration reports

1.5. Consult with work and management teams, and other relevant stakeholders in relation to decision making on finance and administration matters

1.6. Review, monitor and implement agreed changes to finance and administration management, in line with organisational policies and procedures

2. Contribute to financial plan development and implementation

2.1. Interpret and apply organisational strategic plan to finance and administration planning and management, in a team environment

2.2. Consult with relevant personnel to gather information for input into financial plan

2.3. Develop financial plan with management team

2.4. Present financial plan for approval, in line with organisational policies and procedures

2.5. Implement approved financial plan

2.6. Periodically review financial plan's accord with organisational objectives and outcomes, and gain approval for adjustments, in line with organisational policies and procedures

3. Source and contribute to the management of financial and funding allocation

3.1. Identify sources of finances and funds

3.2. Identify organisational financial requirements with work and management teams

3.3. Monitor negotiation, financing and funding of contracts, and implement contract processes to finalisation

3.4. Manage finance of the organisation in a team environment, according to organisational procedures and relevant legislation, regulations and codes

3.5. Provide financial reports to relevant personnel, in line with organisational policies and procedures

4. Monitor administration of the accounting function

4.1. Contribute to the establishment of procedures for the financial transactions of an international education organisation, including employee remuneration and contract payments

4.2. Monitor implementation of finance and administration procedures

4.3. Consult with relevant stakeholders with respect to complying with legal requirements for accounting

4.4. Contribute to financial accounting reports produced and presented, in line with organisational procedures

5. Manage student admission processes and fee records

5.1. Monitor admissions processes to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and codes and organisational policies and procedures

5.2. Monitor accurate completion of admissions documents and database entries, tracking deficiencies and ensuring rectification where required, to meet compliance requirements

5.3. Review admissions policies and procedures to identify ongoing improvements

5.4. Check clients' agreed fee instalments and payment schedules against receipt documents and dates, to facilitate on time collection of correct monies

5.5. Monitor student fee receipt procedures to facilitate correct processing and recording, and bank in correct account, in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and codes

5.6. Draw down student fees to operational bank accounts according to organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislation, regulations and codes

5.7. Process and verify student fee refunds in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and codes and organisational refund policy

6. Manage general administration functions

6.1. Manage administration of functions in accordance with work role in the management team and governance requirements

6.2. Consult organisation staff regarding own and work team performance in functional administration

6.3. Receive reports from work team on action taken on identified issues

6.4. Develop reports on administration matters to the management team and for governance related requirements, in line with organisational policy

6.5. Discuss and clearly communicate matters of administration, such as any adjustments to administration policies and procedures, to relevant personnel

6.6. Provide support to members of the management team, as required, with education and training systems and financial administration

Qualifications and Skillsets

TAEEDU508A appears in the following qualifications:

  • TAE50310 - Diploma of International Education Services