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Focusing on leadership step 3

Watch this presentation on leadership step 3 and consider how you would teach it to your students.

To achieve step 3, students should be able to divide up tasks in a fair way.

In the earlier steps of leadership, students learned how to identify and express their own emotions and other people’s emotions. Now the focus changes to task management.

Building blocks

The building blocks of this step are learning:

  • how to divide up tasks
  • how to share tasks out in a fair way
  • how to spot if there are problems.

What kind of answers would you expect from the following questions?

Reflection questions for students

  • What do we mean by tasks?
  • How can you share tasks between people in a fair way?
  • How can you tell if there are problems with how you have divided up tasks?
  • Do you have any examples of having done this?

Watch this presentation on leadership step 3. First, you will learn about what students need to know, then you will see some ideas on how you could introduce it.

A pdf containing the slides from the video is available below under ‘Downloads’.

Over to you

Now that you have seen some ideas on teaching this step, think about the following:

  • What would work with your students?
  • What would be more difficult or need adaptation?

View a summary of how to teach leadership step 3 in the Skills Builder framework.

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