Design, implement and evaluate a language, literacy and numeracy professional development program

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 TAELLN817, 'Design, implement and evaluate a language, literacy and numeracy professional development program'.
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

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Design an adult language, literacy and numeracy professional development program

1.1 Identify skills and skill development requirements of individuals and teams

1.2 Formulate an adult language, literacy and numeracy professional development program plan in consultation with stakeholders

1.3 Design program to reflect social and educational context in which it operates

1.4 Determine most appropriate delivery mode for professional development program

1.5 Design participant selection criteria

1.6 Design and sequence adult language, literacy and numeracy professional development training sessions and professional development activities

1.7 Source and contextualise, or develop, resources to support the professional development program

1.8 Design processes for monitoring and evaluating professional development program

2. Implement and deliver program plan

2.1 Clarify responsibilities of parties involved in adult language, literacy and numeracy professional development program

2.2 Conduct professional development activities as planned in the professional development program

2.3 Use formal and informal monitoring to support the professional development of participants and provide feedback as required

2.4 Maintain records as required by the training organisation

3. Evaluate professional development program outcomes

3.1 Implement program evaluation

3.2 Complete program evaluation report for stakeholders

3.3 Introduce changes to program in response to evaluation and participant feedback