Internal moderation checklist

SUMMARY OF OUTCOMES EXPECTED FOR INTERNAL MODERATION

    Institution submitted evidence that they plan and prepare for moderation
    Institution submitted evidence that they conduct internal moderation
    Institution submitted evidence that they advise and support assessors and assessment
    Institution submitted evidence that they report, record and administer moderation
    Institution submitted evidence that they review their moderation systems and processes for continued improvement


PLANNING AND PREPARATION FOR MODERATION

    Moderation system requirements in-place
    Scope of moderation is defined with relevant parties
    Evidence that fair judgment is/will be passed
    Special needs are considered in the planning including RPL
    Documents prepared in-line with moderation system requirements
    Logistical arrangements for moderation confirmed
    Are the methods of moderation that are used documented
    Is the moderation system and process manageable, credible and reliable
    Are moderation decisions documented
    Is evidence gathered on-site and off-site

EXECUTION OF MODERATION

    Evidence gathered for moderation confirms or does not confirm the assessment result
    Moderation conducted in accordance with the moderation plan
    Assessment instruments are checked and judged to ensure appropriateness, fairness, validity and sufficiency
    Assessment decisions are consistent
    Proportion of assessment decisions selected meets verification needs
    Appeals against assessment decisions are handled
    Principles of assessment are adhered to
    A variety of assessment methods are described

GUIDANCE, ADVICE AND SUPPORT PROVIDED

    Nature and quality of advice facilitates a common understanding of the relevant standards and issues related their assessment by assessors
    Nature and quality of advice promotes assessment in accordance with good assessment principles
    Nature and quality of advice enhances the development and maintenance of QMS in line with ETQA requirements
    All communications are conducted in accordance with relevant confidentiality requirements

Originally posted 2013-09-26 14:57:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter