Assessment which ascertains the ability of the learner to apply particular knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to the standard of performance required in specified contexts. Learners are assessed as being either competent or not competent, although there may be provision for recognition of meritorious performance.
DJA has been involved in the development of and assessment of unit standards for over 15 years.
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David Jenkins & Associates Ltd
David Jenkins from DJA has over twenty year experience working with NZQA in regard to designing courses based on NZQA unit standards: aligning courses to unit standards, designing assessment activities for unit based assessment, assessing unit standards and moderating.
What we can do:
Please note: All of DJA training courses can be aligned to NZQA unit standards if you wish. We are currently adding units to the course description of all our courses. For further information
DJA offers two NZQA National Certificates at a NZQA level that suit your business and employees.
The two national certificate programmes we can provide are:
We can run these courses at any time, including: block courses, over a couple of months, or through a blended delivery method (including eLearning). We can deliver these courses to suit how your employees work (deliver the course during a night shift).
To find out more on the two national certificates we offer click on the links below. If you have any questions or would like a quote please contact David at: firstname.lastname@example.org
What Makes Assessment of Learning Successful?
Assessment of learning practices use what is known about how the brain works, how we learn, and how we're motivated to maximize learning. According to those who study the human brain:
According to researchers, this intrinsic motivation to learn is supported when the learner meets the following criteria:
Quote from David:
"If there is no assessment of learning how do you know your employee can do what they have been trained to do? Does training just become a FREE lunch with no return of investment to the business?" David Jenkins Jan 2012
Royce Sadler, an Australian researcher, defined three requirements to establishing the conditions for learners to feel in control of their environment.
A key premise is that for learners to be able to improve, they must have the capacity to monitor the quality of their own work during actual production. This in turn requires that learners:
Under these circumstances learners can be challenged without feeling threatened.