Student folio of evidence: Queensland Certificate of Individual

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Student folio of evidence
Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement
QCIA contributing studies
Evidence is collected for the student’s
achievements in the two QCIA contributing studies
areas:
• Statement of Achievement
• Statement of Participation.
Purpose
• The student folio of evidence is used to
substantiate the learning achievements reported
on the QCIA.
• Evidence of learning achievements match the
intended learning outcomes outlined in the
curriculum plan.
What schools must do:
• Collect evidence throughout the student’s senior
schooling phase.
• Collect evidence for all nominated eligible students.
• Collect evidence for each proposed Statement of
Achievement and Statement of Participation.
Ways to gather and record evidence
Direct evidence could include:
• annotated work samples, worksheets, learning
logs, diary or journal entries, work experience
reports, certificates of participation
• photographs, DVDs or videos, audio recordings.
Indirect evidence could include:
• teacher observations, interviews with student,
discussions with employer
• peer checklists.
A balance of direct/indirect evidence is needed.
How should the folio be organised?
• May be hard copy, digital format, PowerPoint, etc.
• Best organised in the two QCIA reporting areas.
• Should be organised under the six curriculum
organisers.
• Should include a variety of direct or indirect
evidence across statements.
Statement of Achievement
The six curriculum organisers are:
• Areas of study and learning (ASL)
• Communication and technologies (CT)
• Community, citizenship and the environment
(CCE)
• Leisure and recreation (LR)
• Personal and living dimensions (PLD)
• Vocational and transition activities (VTA)
Areas of Study and Learning (ASL)
This section includes information about:
• performance in subject-specific programs or
• broad areas of learning that the school identifies
and develops to meet the educational needs of the
student.
ASL ― Statement example 1
Statement of Achievement:
Completes forms requiring personal details with
assistance.
ASL ― Statement example 1 (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
• work sample/worksheet
Filling in personal details on worksheet
ASL ― Statement example 2
Statement of Achievement:
Uses concrete materials to add and subtract numbers
up to ten.
ASL ― Statement example 2 (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
• video evidence
Completing a counting worksheet with concrete materials.
Click picture to play video (18 secs)
Communication and technologies (CT)
• performance in language and literacy
• the use of adaptive and augmentative devices
across calculation, reading, writing, listening,
speaking or speech equivalent
• the use of computer and communication
technologies.
CT ― Statement example
Statement of Achievement:
Uses the computer to practice reading skills.
CT ― Statement example (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
• video evidence
Uses familiar computer reading programs without teacher assistance.
Click picture to play video (10 secs)
Community, citizenship and the
environment (CCE)
This section could include information about:
• involvement in and contribution to the local and
wider community
• activities that focus on the environment
• accessing and using community facilities.
CCE ― Statement example
Statement of Achievement:
Uses the public library with peers to borrow and
return items.
CCE ― Statement example (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
Organising books at library checkout
Scanning barcodes of library books
Leisure and recreation (LR)
This section could include information about:
• performance in activities such as competitive
individual and team sports, outdoor pursuits, and
fitness and physical development programs
• the use of school-based leisure time in active and
constructive ways.
LR ― Statement example
Statement of Achievement:
Identifies and engages in preferred leisure and
recreational pursuits.
LR ― Statement example (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
Playing Nintendo Wii Sport games
Enjoying painting activity
Personal and living dimensions (PLD)
This section could include information about:
• personal development and management, goal
setting, decision making, budgeting and community
mobility
• health, nutrition,
interpersonal skills and
independent- and
cooperative-living skills.
PLD ― Statement example
Statement of Achievement:
Makes snacks, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks
with assistance.
PLD ― Statement example (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
Buttering bread and making a sandwich
Pouring hot water with supervision
Vocational and transition activities (VTA)
This section could include information about:
• performance in vocational and work-oriented
activities undertaken in school-based courses
• accessing local and community resources for
planning life pathways and post-school options.
VTA ― Statement example
Statement of Achievement:
Applies current occupational health and safety
procedures at school and work experience.
VTA ― Statement example (cont.)
Possible evidence of Statement of Achievement:
• photograph with annotations
• checklist
Using safety gear at school workshop
Statement of Participation
Statement of Participation
• Includes the names or titles of activities students
have undertaken.
• May include community-based learning,
extra-curricula activities, work experience,
enrichment programs or community-access
programs.
• Has no provision for explanation of the activity.
Statement of Participation ― Examples
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Coffee shop program
Fundraising
Graduation ceremony
Lawn bowls
Horticulture program
Statement of Participation ― Examples
Each Statement of Participation requires one piece of
evidence to substantiate the participation.
Photographs should be annotated.
Delivering a coffee order in
the Coffee shop program
Engaging in lawn bowls with
club members
Weeding and caring for plants
in the Horticulture program
Retaining evidence of achievement
Legislation states that students are entitled to query
the results on their certificates.
Evidence of achievement must be kept for:
• verification of certificate information at district
meetings
• response to any student queries to verify certificate
information
• one term after the students have been issued their
certificates.
More information
• QCAA’s website: www.qcaa.qld.edu.au
• Email: [email protected]
• Direct link to QCIA information:
www.qcaa.qld.edu.au > Senior Secondary >
Certificates & qualifications > Queensland
Certificate of Individual Achievement
• Direct link to QCE information:
www.qcaa.qld.edu.au> Senior Secondary >
Certificates & qualifications > Queensland
Certificate of Education

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