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Cluster C

Please note that all four units in Cluster C are now co-assessed. This is the only written off-the-job assignment to be completed for all four units. Please ensure that you have read the learning materials for all four units in this cluster prior to commencing this assignment.

CHCFC301A – Support the development of children
CHCIC301E – Interact effectively with children
CHCPR301C – Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCPR303D – Develop an understanding of children’s interests and developmental needs

Assignment 1 - Off the job
(LAO15624)
Assessment Summary
This assessment is ungraded. Learners will receive a Competent or Not Yet Competent in accordance with TAFE NSW Assessment Guidelines.
All assignments must be completed satisfactorily.
What you have to do
Before beginning your assignment, it is important that you have all required formats and documents that were part of the download for this assignment.
Also check in the ‘Assessment tips’ section under this assessment tab in the OLS for this unit for any helpful fact sheets and web-links.

TASK OVERVIEW
Task 1 involves completing a series of observations on a child, ‘Megen’
Task 2 involves completing a developmental summary of the child’s interest, strengths and emerging skills
Task 3 involves creating planning suggestions for the child based on the observations and developmental summary and identifying appropriate educator interactions

Please read through all tasks very carefully.
Task 1: Observations
Watch the video ‘The Three Year Old’
Complete 4 (four) different observations of ‘Megen’ (the child in the video) as detailed below:
Observation 1 – Anecdotal Observation
Use Sequence 1 - ‘At home with mother’ (Scene 1 or 2)
Observation 2 – Running Record
Use Sequence 3 – ‘At playgroup’ (Scene 1 or 2)
Observation 3 – Jottings
Use Sequence 4 –‘At home with adult’ (Scene 1, 2, 3)
Observation 4 – Checklist
Use Sequence 1 (Scene 1 and 2), Sequence 2, Sequence 3 (Scene 1 and 2) and Sequence 4 (Scene 1, 2 and 3)
Each observation must include:
• interpretations
• links to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) Learning Outcomes
• future planning ideas for each observation

Your observations must cover the following developmental domains:
• Physical
• Social
• Emotional and Psychological
• Language
• Creative
• Cognitive
•

The following observation formats have been developed to use for this task
ANECDOTAL OBSERVATION
Child’s name: Date:
Setting:
Observer:
Observation: Interpretation: Developmental domain: EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements:
Possible future planning:

RUNNING RECORD
Child’s name: Date:
Setting:
Observer:
Observation: Interpretation: Developmental domain: EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements:
Possible future planning:

JOTTINGS
Child’s name: Observer:
Setting: Interpretation: Developmental domain: EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements:
Date:
Jotting 1:
Date:
Jotting 2:
Date:
Jotting 3:
Possible future planning:

CHECKLIST:
Child’s name:
Developmental domain:
Skill: AA, WD, E, N/O Comments/ Observation:




EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements:
Possible future planning:

KEY:
AA = Age appropriate WD = Well developed E = Emerging N/O = Not observed

END OF TASK 1 - PLEASE CONTINUE TO TASK 2.
Task 2: Developmental summary
Using the observations completed on ‘Megen’ for Task 1, complete a Developmental Summary.

Your Developmental Summary must cover the following developmental domains:
• Physical
• Social
• Emotional and Psychological
• Language
• Creative
• Cognitive

Your Developmental Summary must also identify the child’s:
• Early Years Learning Framework Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements
• Interests
• Strengths
• Emerging skills
• Future planning

The following Developmental Summary formats have been developed to use for this task.
DEVELOPMENTAL SUMMARY
Child’s name: Date:
Summary of all areas of development:
EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements:
Interests:
Strengths:
Emerging skills:

Future planning:

END OF TASK 2 - PLEASE CONTINUE TO TASK 3.
Task 3: Planning suggestions and Educator Interactions
Apply the knowledge you have gained from the observations and developmental summary completed on ‘Megen’ to:
Plan 3 (three) experiences to support ‘Megen’s’ development.
Please note for each of these 3 (three) experiences you will NOT be implementing them so you will NOT need to complete the evaluation/ reflection section of your Experience Plans. All other sections must be completed, including possible follow up ideas.
The following experience plan format has been developed to use for this task. Please see Assessment tips for information on how to complete this Experience Plan successfully.
Experience Plan
Learner’s name:

Plan number:
Name of experience:

Date/s presented:

Number of children:

Name/s and age/s of children:

Reason/s you have chosen to present this experience

Identify developmental priorities/learning opportunities
Identify EYLF Learning Outcomes and Sub Elements

Describe how you will set up the learning environment

How will you involve the child/ children in your experience?
How will you communicate effectively with the child/ children?
How will you promote positive behaviour throughout this experience?
How will you collaborate with the child/ children throughout this experience?
How will you recognise and act upon opportunities to enhance sustainability in the workplace throughout this experience?

Reflection/evaluation of the experience (not required to be completed for this assignment)

Follow up ideas

END OF TASK 3 – THIS IS THE END OF THIS ASSESSMENT