Course Title: Assist in leading a small team in an educational environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4326

Course Title: Assist in leading a small team in an educational environment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL5969C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

EMPL5970C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace


Course Contact: Robyn Blaikie

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4838

Course Contact Email: robyn.blaikie@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course deals with the skills and knowledge required for education support workers to plan and lead the activities of a small team in the education environment, in conjunction with a teacher.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No specific pre-requisite and co-requisite.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCEDS508B Assist in leading a small team in an educational environment

Elements:

1. Assist with provision of information and training to team members

2. Plan and manage workflow

3. Review team performance, in consultation with teacher


Learning Outcomes

This course is intended for education support workers involved in team leadership with groups of students, staff and volunteers in the education context.  This work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher.  On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
 


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by:
• Direct observation of actual and simulated work practice
• Oral or written questioning
• Assignments and projects
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files
• Work-based activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc