Purpose of the programme
To provide learners with the required knowledge and skills to: Conduct Moderation of Outcomes-Based Assessments
As you work your way through the learning programme you will gain competence against the following Unit Standard:
Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
SAQA ID 115759: Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
NQF Level 6, 10 Credits
This learning programme is intended for all persons who need to conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments. This unit standard is for people who conduct internal or external moderation of outcomes-based assessments. The assessments could be in terms of outcomes defined in a number of documents, including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications. This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications particularly within the field of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.
Those who have achieved this unit standard will be able to moderate assessments in terms of the relevant outcome statements and quality assurance requirements. The candidate-moderator will be able to use the prescribed Quality Assurance procedures in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable manner that is free of all bias and discrimination, paying particular attention to the three groups targeted for redress: race, gender and disability.
Programme Entry Level Requirements
The credit calculation is based on the assumption that moderator-candidates have previous assessment experience when starting to learn towards this unit standard, and in particular, recognition for the unit standard: NLRD 115753: “Conduct outcomes-based assessments
This learning programme is outcomes-based which means we take the responsibility of learning away from the facilitator and place it in your hands.
Your learning will begin in the training room where you will identify the skills and knowledge you require in order to meet the specific outcomes and assessment criteria contained in the unit standard.
In this learning programme, we will be covering the following learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomes-based assessment system
- Plan and prepare for moderation
- Conduct moderation
- Advise and support assessors
- Report, record and administer moderation
- Review moderation systems and processes.