GPP3O 11 Leadership/Peer Support

 

Angela · September 4, 2020

This course prepares students to act in leadership and peer support roles. They will design and implement a plan for contributing to their school and/or community; develop skills in communication, interpersonal relations, teamwork, and conflict management; and apply those skills in leadership and/or peer support roles – for example, as a student council member or a peer tutor. Students will examine group dynamics and learn the value of diversity within groups and communities.

Personal Knowledge and Management Skills

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  • explain how their personal characteristics and acquired skills may affect their interactions with others in leadership and peer support roles;
  • identify the characteristics of an effective leader and use these to evaluate their own leadership and peer support capabilities;
  • identify and apply the personal-management skills and characteristics required to succeed in leadership and peer support roles;
  • identify and apply effective teaching and learning through leadership and peer support roles.

Interpersonal Knowledge and Skills

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  • use strategies that promote positive interpersonal relationships as they pertain to leadership and/or peer support;
  • demonstrate effective use of communication skills in a variety of settings;
  • apply theories related to group dynamics and leadership in various situations;
  • explain how community dynamics affect leadership and peer support roles.

Exploration of Opportunities

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  • describe, on the basis of research, the range of leadership and peer support opportunities in the school and the community, and identify those to which they are most suited;
  • demonstrate the ability to design and implement a plan or program that addresses needs identified in the school or the community;
  • identify a range of careers and postsecondary options requiring skills in leadership and peer support.

About Instructor

Angela

11 Courses

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