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Employability skills

Assessment tasks and employability skills
Assessment taskEmployability skills selected facets

Performance
– group and solo

Learning (Managing own learning, using a range of mediums to learn - mentoring, peer support and networking, being open to new ideas and techniques, being prepared to invest time and effort in learning new skills, acknowledging the need to learn in order to accommodate change)

Initiative and enterprise (adapting to new situations, developing a strategic, creative, long term vision, being creative, identifying opportunities not obvious to others, translating ideas into action, generating a range of options, initiating innovative solutions)

Self-management (having knowledge and confidence in own ideas and visions; evaluating and monitoring own performance; taking responsibility; articulating own ideas and visions)

Problem solving (developing creative and innovative solutions; developing practical solutions; applying a range of strategies to problem solving)

Technology (using IT to organise data, being willing to learn new IT skills, Having the OHS knowledge to apply technology, Having the physical capacity to apply technology e.g. manual dexterity)

Planning and organising (managing time and priorities- setting time lines, co-ordinating tasks for self and with others, being resourceful, taking initiative and making decisions, establishing clear project goals and deliverables, participates in continuous improvement and planning processes, developing a vision and a proactive plan to accompany it, predicting - weighing up risk, evaluate alternatives and apply evaluation
criteria)

Group performance

Team work (working across different ages and irrespective of gender, race, religion or political persuasion, working as an individual and as a member of a team, knowing how to define a role as part of the team, applying team work to a range of situations e.g. futures planning, crisis problem solving, identifying the strengths of the team members, coaching and mentoring skills including giving feedback)

Composition /improvisation/ arrangement

Learning (Managing own learning, using a range of mediums to learn - mentoring, peer support and networking, being open to new ideas and techniques, being prepared to invest time and effort in learning new skills, acknowledging the need to learn in order to accommodate change)

Initiative and enterprise (adapting to new situations, developing a strategic, creative, long term vision, being creative, identifying opportunities not obvious to others, translating ideas into action, generating a range of options, initiating innovative solutions)

Self-management (having knowledge and confidence in own ideas and visions; evaluating and monitoring own performance; taking responsibility; articulating own ideas and visions)

Problem solving (developing creative and innovative solutions; developing practical solutions; applying a range of strategies to problem solving)

Technology (Having a range of basic IT skills, using IT to organise data, being willing to learn new IT skills, Having the OHS knowledge to apply technology, Having the physical capacity to apply technology e.g. manual dexterity)

Planning and organising (managing time and priorities- setting time lines, co-ordinating tasks for self and with others, being resourceful, taking initiative and making decisions, establishing clear project goals and deliverables, participates in continuous improvement and planning processes, developing a vision and a proactive plan to accompany it, predicting - weighing up risk, evaluate alternatives and apply evaluation
criteria)

Oral responses

Communication (writing to the needs of the audience; sharing information)

Problem solving (developing creative and innovative solutions; developing practical solutions; applying a range of strategies to problem solving)

Learning (being open to new ideas and techniques)

Initiative and enterprise (being creative; generating a range of options; initiating innovative solutions)

Self-management (having knowledge and confidence in own ideas and visions; evaluating and monitoring own performance; taking responsibility; articulating own ideas and visions)

Planning and organising (Collecting, analysing and organising information)

Written/multimedia responses

Communication (writing to the needs of the audience; sharing information)

Problem solving (developing creative and innovative solutions; developing practical solutions; applying a range of strategies to problem solving)

Learning (being open to new ideas and techniques)

Initiative and enterprise (being creative; generating a range of options; initiating innovative solutions)

Planning and organising (Collecting, analysing and organising information)

Student-designed investigation

Initiative and enterprise (generating a range of options; initiating innovative solutions; being creative)

Planning and organising (planning the use of resources including time management; establishing clear project goals and deliverables)

Problem solving (developing practical solutions; testing assumptions taking the context of data and circumstances into account)

Self-management (evaluating and monitoring own performance)

*The employability skills are derived from the Employability Skills Framework (Employability Skills for the Future, 2002), developed by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Business Council of Australia, and published by the (former) Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training.