This Award is designed to help learners understand the meaning of leadership by finding out about different leadership styles, skills and qualities. They will be able to consider, through comparing a variety of leaders, what makes an effective leader. Learners will be able to use this knowledge to help them consider their own potential for leadership. Learners will also be able to develop their leadership abilities as they will be given the opportunity to take on a leading role for an activity. This Award will give learners an opportunity to explore the relationship between leadership and teamwork. As a consequence this Award should promote opportunities which allow individuals to build self confidence and self esteem.
Who is our target group?
- S5 and S6 pupils involved in leadership activities within mainstream school or other educational establishment.
- S5 and S6 pupils who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in relation to leadership.
- Individuals involved in voluntary activities.