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View Unit : Externally assure the quality of assessment

Unit
Unit Reference Number
J/601/5323
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Externally assure the quality of assessment
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
6
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
13.1 Teaching and Lecturing, 13.2 Direct Learning Support
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using methods appropriate to the candidate EQA’s performance. These must include:

• observation of performance

• examining products of work

• questioning

Direct evidence of this kind may be supplemented, where necessary, by professional discussion, reflective accounts or witness testimony.

Simulations are not allowed.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to plan the external quality assurance of assessment

1.1

Plan procedures for the external quality assurance of assessment

1.2

Communicate procedures for external quality assurance to the organisations and individuals concerned

1.3

Ensure arrangements and resources are in place for external monitoring and evaluation

2

Be able to externally evaluate internal quality assurance and assessment

2.1

Carry out monitoring activities to quality requirements

2.2

Evaluate the quality of internal quality assurance systems

2.3

Evaluate the quality of internal administrative arrangements

2.4

Evaluate the quality of internal staffing and internal staff expertise and competence

2.5

Determine whether assessment arrangements, methods and decisions meet quality requirements

3

Be able to maintain and improve internal quality assurance processes

3.1

Provide staff with feedback, advice and support which help them maintain and improve the quality of assessment

3.2

Apply procedures for the standardisation of assessment practices and outcomes

4

Be able to manage information relevant to the external quality assurance of assessment

4.1

Apply procedures for recording, storing, reporting information relating to external quality assurance

4.2

Apply procedures to maintain confidentiality of information relating to external quality assurance

5

Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when externally monitoring and maintaining the quality of assessment

5.1

Apply policies, procedures and legislation relevant to the external quality assurance of assessment, including those for health, safety and welfare

5.2

Apply requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism, to the external quality assurance of assessment

5.3

Critically reflect on own practice in externally assuring the quality of assessment

5.4

Maintain the currency of own expertise and competence as relevant to external quality assurance

Equivalent Units
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