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Leadership is about supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a goal, and is a skill that is transferable across all aspects of life including school, college and work. The activities on this page help your students understand that being a leader means being proactive, being a good communicator, keeping a project on track and more – all traits that can aid success within their future careers.
(25 - 45 minutes)
This lesson encourages students to explore the concept of leadership, its different styles and the importance of teamwork when being a leader. It also teaches students to be more inclusive of others when demonstrating leadership skills.
By the end of the lesson students will be able to:
Skip to 4 minutes and 30 seconds into the film to give your students an overview of leadership and why it is an important skill for school, college and work. The film can be used as a starter activity to give your class an outline of the wider learning in this lesson. This film has been adapted from a Facebook live session in partnership with education charity The Talent Foundry.
After this lesson you might also complete the activities on Communication an digital skills at work or Building a positive online reputation. Why not build leadership skills as a focus into your wider curriculum? Refer to our Content guide to find out how LifeSkills resources can be used in PSHE, English lessons and much more.
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