Course Title: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with support

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GEDU5966

Course Title: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with support

School: 365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1073 - Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Contact : Liz Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254870

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 150

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to develop and implement a learning plan with support.  This learning plan will focus on the learner’s goals and the support required to achieve the goals.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20488 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with support


1 Clarify learning goals

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Discuss learning goals with guidance from appropriate support person

1.2 Outline support resources available in immediate environment

1.3 Discuss factors which may impact on learning goals

1.4 Locate disability service providers

1.5 Outline responsiblities as a learner


2 Discuss and agree on an Individual Learning Plan

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Describe the purpose of the Individual Learning Plan

2.2 Follow the processes for developing an Individual Learning Plan

2.3 Document an Individual Learning Plan using an established template


3 Identify a range of services and facilities

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OUtline a range of services and facilities to support the learning plan and portfolio

3.2 Select and locate the services and facilities to support the learning plan and portfolio

3.3 Access the support services and facilities to support the learning plan and portfolio


4 Prepare portfolio

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Communicate purposes of portfolio

4.2 Discuss examples of evidence required

4.3 Collate examples of evidence in appropriate format


5 Monitor and update the Individual Learning Plan

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Review progress towards the end of course goals and objectives

5.2 Describe factors which contribute to success in meeting goals

5.3 Amend Individual Learning Plan as needed

5.4 Acknowledge progress against Individual Learning Plan by all parties including learner and support person/s

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the following skills and knowledge:

Communication skills to participate in planning process to identify goals and contribute to a discussion relevant to own goals and needs

Problem solving skills to identify own goals, match them to course goal,s and develop a personal action plan

Self management skills to seek feedback and monitor and adjust action plan

Planning and organisation skills to meet with a support person to develop an Individual Learning Plan and review regularly

An understanding of the purpose of an Individual Learning Plan

Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in learning activities which will be timetabled for a particular time each week for the duration of the year. 

Activites will include group work, class discussion, teacher-supported work, computer-based activities, and independent project based work.

Teaching Schedule

You will be provided with a comprehensive workshop schedule at your first class in February that will highlight the different days of the week and the classes that are scheduled for this course.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

You will be provided with the resources and tools for learning in this course. You will also have access to the resources in the library.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include the following:


Written / Oral Questions

Student Interview

Evidence Portfolio

Assessment Tasks

The assessment for this course is based on three parts;

  • A project - which assesses the competency of the first 3 elements
  • The preparation of a portfolio
  • Student interview (presentation of portfolio)

Assessment Matrix

This program is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment.  Grades include:

CA: Competency Achieved

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did Not Submit for assessment

Other Information

Assessment Tasks Submission Cover Sheet
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

It is strongly advised that you attend all workshops in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your competency. Information regarding student feedback can be found at:;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. The Student progress policy can be found at:;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Information regarding application for special consideration can be found at:;ID=g43abm17hc9w

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity Web site:;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n


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