Moderator Training

Unit Standard U/S Title NQF Credits Duration
115759 Conduct Moderation of Outcomes-based Assessment 6 10 2 days

Above credits go towards Qualification 50333 (NQF Level 5): DIPLOMA in Occupationally-directed Education, Training and Development Practices

Course Content

  • SAQA’s definition of “Moderation”;
  • Understanding moderation in the context of an outcomes-based assessment system;
  • Purpose and focus of moderation;
  • Moderation as a means of quality assurance and recognition of prior learning (RPL);
  • Moderation methods;
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different moderation methods;
  • Moderation as a means of upholding key assessment principles;
  • Developing an organizational moderation strategy;
  • Competencies required by a Moderator;
  • Planning and preparing moderation activities;
  • Considering learner special needs or barriers to moderation;
  • Selecting appropriate moderation techniques;
  • Checklist for moderating evidence;
  • Moderation for RPL purposes;
  • Ensuring confidentiality;
  • Moderation as part of a Quality Management System;
  • Procedure for dealing with non-conformance;
  • Drawing up a Moderation Plan;
  • Sampling assessments;
  • Recommending improvements in assessment practices;
  • Support and advice to assessors;
  • Developing a checklist to test effectiveness of assessment instruments;
  • Compliance requirements for re-assessment;
  • Developing assessors;
  • Report, record and administer moderation findings;
  • Review moderation systems and procedures;
  • Feedback to relevant stakeholders;
  • Summary of administrative processes for moderation;
  • Developing a structure for a moderation system;
  • Guidelines for the newly appointed moderator;

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