Productivity and Accountability
Productivity and Accountability (PDF)
Managing own work with ownership by setting and meeting goals, even in the face of obstacles and competing pressures Prioritize, plan and manage work to achieve the intended result.
Demonstrating additional attributes such as working positively, efficiently and ethically, committing to work with a sense of ownership, by being reliable, punctual and professional.
Collaborate and cooperate effectively with teams – Respect and appreciate team diversity – Be accountable for results.
Understand that some performance will be substandard and that some decisions will be incorrect
Understand that at times external or additional support is required and that assistance and help is required
Know of digital devices and applications available and determine appropriately for youth work
Know of assistive technology to support young people with disabilities to access youth work; recognise barriers to participation that may be presented in the use of digital technology
Advise of suitable digital technologies to increase social inclusion and participation in society
Describe how to involve young people in all stages – design, development, implementation and evaluation – of digital youth and to recognise the barriers to participation in these stages of digital youth work and how to overcome them
Organise, manage well defined and routine tasks, utilise time and manage workload efficiently – Monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight
Go beyond basic mastery of skills and/or curriculum to explore and expand learning.
Takes advantage of technology and media to enhance digital youth work according to needs and hopes of young people: their interests, preferences, aspirations, hobbies, styles and online habits
Develop, implement, reflect and redesign engaging activities supported by/with/about digital media and technology
Assess risks involved in digital youth work activities and to mitigate them by applying appropriate measures
Design individual and collaborative activities using digital media and technology
Identify the most appropriate evaluative approach with regard to the needs of the young people & to the objectives of the activity
Write reports & present them to diverse audiences
Utilise and apply both quantitative & qualitative information/data
Interpret information/data according to the context of the activity
Proactive and eager to use initiative to advance skill levels towards a professional level
Reflective on past experiences in order to inform future progress
Take ownership for role and responsibilities.
Commit to learning as a lifelong process
Takes ownership of mistakes, achievements, or needs for development.
Create high standards
Positive and forward thinking
Value the notion of change & transformation
Show ability to work Independently, displaying Initiative, Efficiency and Independence
Move to improve / accepts defeat and success equally, accepting when things go wrong / is resilient
Motivate self and empowering of young people and others at work
See the young person in a holistic way
Foster democratic and active participation
Involve young people in planning, practice and evaluation
Verify that the outcomes of an evaluation properly match the methods used for the evaluation design & impact assessment
Support young people in challenging their views & capacity to envision next steps
Confidence in report writing and presentations geared towards a variety of audiences
Use findings to influence practice