Teach Cecchetti Ballet method at introductory level

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUADTM408, 'Teach Cecchetti Ballet method at introductory level'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Analyse and interpret the Pre Primary, Primary and Grade 1 syllabus

1.1 Demonstrate understanding of the syllabus at the individual grade levels

1.2 Analyse syllabus requirements for barre work for the appropriate level

1.3 Identify the technical requirements required at each level

1.4 Interpret the syllabus requirements for improvisation at appropriate level

1.5 Analyse syllabus requirements for studies at appropriate level

2. Design warm-up exercises

2.1 Design aerobic warm-up exercises

2.2 Demonstrate a range of stretches appropriate for the specific level

2.3 Design and deliver exercises that stretch and flex the feet

3. Demonstrate and deliver Pre Primary, Primary and Grade 1-specific exercises

3.1 Demonstrate range of travelling movements appropriate for the specific level

3.2 Monitor quality of ballon and footwork

3.3 Analyse line and quality of position

3.4 Monitor students’ control through body and legs

3.5 Encourage in students a sense of enjoyment and confidence in movement

3.6 Identify faults and suggest corrective exercises

4. Teach students to perform level-specific enchaînements

4.1 Demonstrate a combination of exercises to create a series of steps, or enchaînements, specific to the syllabus level

4.2 Perform enchaînements to music as specified in the syllabus

4.3 Encourage a sense of performance, timing, musicality and artistry

4.4 Give positive feedback on rhythm, quality and coordination of movement

5. Prepare students for Pre Primary, Primary and Grade 1 examination

5.1 Explain examination requirements to students

5.2 Break down the class into sections that reflect the methods used in the exam

5.3 Practise a range of positions and movements consistent with the syllabus

5.4 Conduct and document a pre-examination checklist

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUADTM408 appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA40211 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
  • CUA40313 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management