Qualifications and standards

Review of Adult Education and Training and Generic Education and Training unit standards

Following comprehensive reviews of unit standards in the Adult Education and Training, and Generic Education and Training subfields, the following standards were published in 2017 under the listed domains.

Adult Education and Training > Delivery of Adult Education and Training

ID

Level

Credit

Title

7091

4

4

Establish a culturally safe and inclusive learning environment for adults in New Zealand's cultural setting

7095

5

6

Develop and facilitate individualised adult learning plans

7096

4

8

Deliver learning presentations for adult learners

7097

6

12

Facilitate learner-led interactive learning sessions for adult learners

7106

4

5

Prepare learning plans and provide guidance for individual adult learners

7108

4

8

Deliver on-job training for adult trainees

7110

5

8

Critically evaluate and improve own professional knowledge and practice in adult education and training

7114

5

8

Coach adult learner(s)

7115

4

6

Create and maintain a positive learning environment for adult learners

21982

5

6

Facilitate the transfer of existing competence into new contexts for adult trainees

26009

4

4

Establish a culturally safe and inclusive multicultural learning environment for adults

29690

4

6

Describe principles and theories of adult learning

29691

4

20

Facilitate adult learning sessions using adult teaching and learning theories and frameworks

29692

4

14

Deliver learning sessions for adults

Adult Education and Training > Design and Development of Adult Education and Training

ID

Level

Credit

Title

7093

4

10

Plan for delivery of learning sessions for adults

7094

6

15

Design a course for adult education and training

7103

4

5

Determine the training requirements of individual adults for a specified job

7104

6

20

Conduct a training needs analysis for adults in an organisation

7105

5

15

Conduct a training needs analysis for an adult group

20470

5

15

Design, draft, and trial a training manual for adults

29689

5

12

Design and prepare adult learning sessions for a variety of contexts

Adult Education and Training > Evaluation in Adult Education and Training

ID

Level

Credit

Title

7098

6

15

Evaluate an adult training course

7099

7

15

Evaluate strategic aspects of adult education and training provision

7113

6

12

Trial and evaluate an innovation for adult education and training within an organisation

20469

5

8

Evaluate adult learning sessions

Adult Education and Training > Management of Adult Education and Training

ID

Level

Credit

Title

7092

6

15

Formulate a proposal for adult education and training

7100

5

10

Plan, organise, and review learning events for adult education and training

7109

6

15

Develop and review an organisational learning culture for adults

7112

6

10

Support and promote the adult training and development function within an organisation

30427

6

15

Provide leadership to another practitioner(s) to enhance their adult education and training practice

Generic Education and Training > Assessment of Learning

ID

Level

Credit

Title

11551

5

10

Quality assure assessment

11552

5

10

Design and evaluate assessment materials

29693

4

10

Review, evaluate and identify areas of improvement for own adult education and teaching practice

30421

4

15

Carry out assessments against standards to make judgements of learner performance

30422

4

15

Participate in the quality assurance of assessment

30423

4

10

Participate in assessment processes as a verifier

30424

6

15

Critically evaluate current and emerging assessment practices and frameworks for application in education or training

30425

6

20

Design and use complex and innovative assessments

30426

6

10

Evaluate the design and use of materials for complex and innovative assessments

Generic Education and Training > Open, Flexible, and Networked Learning

ID

Level

Credit

Title

10472

4

5

Demonstrate knowledge of support systems required for the provision of open, flexible, and networked learning (OFNL)

25779

5

10

Develop materials for open, flexible, and networked learning (OFNL)

25780

6

20

Manage the provision of open, flexible, and networked learning (OFNL)

25781

5

10

Facilitate learning in an open, flexible, and networked learning (OFNL) environment

Generic Education and Training > Research in Education

ID

Level

Credit

Title

9186

7

20

Conduct a research project in education

9188

7

20

Demonstrate knowledge of approaches to research in education

9189

7

8

Evaluate and interpret research literature in education

9192

7

10

Demonstrate knowledge of ethics in research in education

Relevant New Zealand qualifications

A key outcome of these reviews was the provision of unit standard-pathways for the following four qualifications:

The following landscape documents for these qualifications show how the listed standards align with their respective graduate profile outcomes:

It is also possible to cross-credit between the New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) and qualifications in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education. For further information on this, refer to the Review of Teacher Education qualifications webpage.

Change reports

Full details on the reviews of these subfields, and subsequent changes to the standards, are contained in the following change reports:

Contact

Please send any questions or comments on these standards to nqs@nzqa.govt.nz.

For questions on any of the mentioned qualifications, contact info@akoaotearoa.ac.nz.

 
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