Assessment Event 2 – Submission in response to a government policy/legislation which impacts on families at risk Students are to select a specific legislation or government policy which is relevant to families at risk. Students will develop a submission in response to this legislation/government policy, which critically analyses the strengths and limitations of the legislation/government policy in terms of how it impacts on families at risk. Students will proposes changes which are more supportive of families at risk. Word count: 1,500 words Weighting: 30% Date due: Sunday, 13th January 2019, 23:59 Tasks: •Provide a concise summary of the key points of the selected legislation/government policy • Critically analyse the strengths and limitations of the legislation/policy in terms of how it impacts on families at risk •Propose ways in which the legislation/policy could be changed so that it is more supportive of families at risk Please note: this assignment must be referenced using reputable source material. Referencing the Moodle is not acceptable.
Assessment criteria
Criteria Fail <15 Pass 15 —18 Credit 19 — 22 Distinction 23 — 26 High Distinction 27 — 30 Concise summary of selected legislation/govemment policy 5 marks Summary is taken verbatim from a website Summary is too brief Summary does not clearly explain the legislation/policy Summary covers the key points of the legislation/policy, but not sufficient detail Legislation/policy sun5marised in sufficient detail and key points identified Demonstrates good understanding of the legislation/policy as reflected in the selection and description of key points Innovative approach to the summary of legislation/policy Selection of key Points explained Critical analysis of legislation/policy submission 10 marks little or no analysis of the legislation/policy in terms of its impact on families at risk does not demonstrate satisfactory research Sequence of information is unstructured Some analysis of the legislation policy, but not entirely clear in the impact on families Weak engagement with research Analysis of legislation/policy is clear with some deviation in focus Evidence of research applied to presentation Analysis of the selected legislation/policy and its impact on families at risk is present. Discussion shows a well- researched perspective on the argument. Demonstrates breadth of research and applied analytical thought Minor deviations in focus. Strong analysis of the impact of the legislation/policy on families at risk. Thorough and insightful perspective, supposed by a well-structured combination of research and analysis Demonstrates highly original, relevant and sophisticated applications of research, appraisal, enquiry and evaluation techniques Proposed changes to legislation/policy Proposals are impractical Proposals are relevant to the Recommended proposals Proposals are well researched Proposals reflect a high level of