This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to encourage and support the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. Particular emphasis is on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance. It applies to individuals who have a prominent role in encouraging, supporting and facilitating the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. At this level, work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - collaboratively review performance development needs of individuals and teams; - plan professional development for individuals and teams that enhances organisational performance; - develop and implement learning plans; - liaise with training and development specialists; - recognise workplace achievement by giving feedback, recognition and rewards; - monitor and improve workplace learning, and; - record and report workplace learning outcomes.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain how management of relationships can achieve a learning environment, and; - identify principles and techniques involved in the management and organisation of: adult learning; coaching and mentoring; consultation and communication; improvement strategies; leadership; learning environment and learning culture; monitoring and reviewing workplace learning; problem identification and resolution; record keeping and management methods; structured learning; work-based learning.

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