Learn how to prepare for, set up and facilitate sessions for validation of assessment judgements.

Clauses 1.9 - 1.11 of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 require RTOs to have a systematic approach to validating assessment practices and judgements.  

This is where an RTO must confirm the tools and practices used in their assessment system, and the decisions made by their assessors to say a learner has the skills and knowledge to be deemed competent. The RTO must also flag areas for further action.

To comply with the requirements for this process, a statistically valid sample of student evidence - and the correlating assessor judgements on this evidence - must be calculated, collated and reviewed.

Any gaps in the assessment process uncovered during Validation of Assessment Judgements is meant to inform future assessment practices and the identification of any deficits relies on the knowledge and skill of participants. 

Participating in a Validation of Assessment Judgement review is also a great PD opportunity for trainers and assessors because of the professional discussions about assessment evidence, assessment benchmarks and assessment judgements.

Join this webinar to learn:

  • How Validation of Assessment Judgements is different from moderation
  • About tools which can be used to plan, implement, manage and facilitate Validation of Assessment Judgements reviews as part of an RTO’s overall assessment validation system
  • How to:
    • Select and organise a statistically valid sample of student evidence and assessor judgements
    • Set up and facilitate Validation of Assessment Judgements reviews ensuring that the right people are involved
    • Sensitively use these reviews as a continuous improvement opportunity which builds assessor capability and really strengthens an RTO’s assessment processes

The checklist ‘Managing Validation of Assessment Judgements Reviews’ is provided for all registrants and participants will also take part in a mini-Validation of Assessment Judgement activity so they can experience what it is like to be a part of a Validation of Assessment Judgements review.

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Recorded - October 2021

Duration - Approx. 60 mins

Access - 30 days from date of purchase


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Allison Miller

Allison Miller is the Director and Lead Consultant of Digital Capability, an organisation which specialises in cutting edge online learning and online business strategies and solutions. 

Allison has a Master of Learning and Development (Organisational Development), Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Education (Secondary Business), Diploma of VET, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration and Certificate III in Government.

Allison has been involved in education and training for over twenty-five years as an educator, e-learning leader and innovator, and as a disruptive change manager.  Allison also helps businesses take advantage of opportunities in a digital world through supporting them to think strategically when using digital technologies.

Allison also leads ePortfolios Australia – a professional network which aims to support the use of e-portfolio practice in Australia and beyond through professional development activities and the sharing of research, resources, ideas and practice.  In this role, Allison works with individuals from leading educational institutions, both within Australia and in Europe, New Zealand and North America.

Allison specialises in building digital capability in organisations and individuals through action-based learning techniques which utilise creative thinking, collaboration and problem-solving techniques.  Allison also uses e-mentoring and e-coaching techniques to develop digital mindsets which embeds digital-first thinking.

Allison also helps educational organisations ensure that their training and assessment is effective, engaging and compliant, especially online.  

Allison uses her extensive education and experience to ensure her clients use strategic thinking on e-designs and e-implementations, basing her information on tried and tested current, as well as emerging, digital capability and business development strategies.  

Allison’s wide-ranging project management experience ensures the projects she is involved in are successful by being well planned and managed, and that the right stakeholders are consulted, engaged and involved to ensure project goals are achieved.

Allison’s current educator experience includes facilitating fully online, post-graduate ICT programs which enable international students to gain Australian workplace and business experience for the Australian Computer Society.  She is also a DeakinCo. Credential Assessor, assessing credentials in a broad range of professional and business areas, up to and including the Master/Expert level.  Allison also has experience delivering accredited online training and assessing in the areas of the Diploma in VET, Diploma of Training Design and Development and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment for Swinburne University of Technology, as well as the Certificate II in Business up to Diploma of Business and the Diploma of Business Administration for TAFE SA.

Contact and connect with Allison:

E: allison@digitalcapability.com.au

W: digitalcapability.com.au 

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