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Joel NAINIE Gifted and Talented Co-ordinator King George Vth School HONG KONG Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: ++852 9325 7137 Website: www.giftedleadership.net. Leadership Training for the Gifted: A Frames of Reference Paradigm.
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Gifted and Talented Co-ordinator
King George Vth School
Ph: ++852 9325 7137
A Frames of Reference Paradigm.
This conference targets schools who teach the International Bacchelaureate as part of their core curriculum, are committed to international intercultural exchange and the development of Global Youth Leadership.
4. Solve a global problem using a frames of reference paradigm integrating leadership models and styles.
2. Simulation tasks facilitate greater retention and higher student task involvement.
3. Gifted students need to spend more time developing higher order cognitive skills and constructivist strategies will best facilitate that.
4. Leadership ability informs and is a part of a wider definition of giftedness.
Pre-release of global problem and pre–reading by early May.
Release of groups by gender, school and region by late May. Group emails provided.
Leadership Style Survey - an on-line self rating scale to be completed by late September.
On-line collaborative research of the stakeholder groups by students using : www.mindmeister.com
Students select a contemporary leader that they admire and write 10 descriptive words that characterise him/her.
Students interview 3 local leaders to see if they agree with their descriptors of the chosen leader.
Students then write a 200 word profile describing their selected leader and bring this to the conference.
Each student brings an A4 size laminated picture of the leader s/he most admires.
Saturday : Delegates arrive Bristol. Check in and registration confirmed.
Sunday : Full day excursion reflecting the history and culture of the host country.
Day One Monday: Opening Address
Phase Two: The Conference
Student Perception of an Effective Leader:
In groups students exchange written profiles and come to a consensus on the top 10 defining characteristics. Group as a whole agrees on leadership characteristics.
Pictures of most admired leaders placed on the floor for viewing and students categorise these by type: Politicians, environmentalists, religious or scientists to name a few.
Drawing conclusions from the sample data.
Students are presented with leadership models andare required to integrate these ideas and principles to solve problematic fictional scenarios.
Wednesday : Parallel sessions on analytical tools, plus research sessions. Evening dinner.
Thursday : HSBC Presentation on Leadership followed by time to finalise presentations.
Friday : Student presentations, open forum, followed by awards. Conference concludes 5pm.
TASK: Produce an Action Plan for your stakeholder group to reduce carbon emissions by 20% by 2020. In the process, you will need to review your stakeholder group’s current policy and practice regarding carbon emission and make recommendations to improve its reduction.
Your presentation may make use of a variety of mediums and methods such as PowerPoint presentations, role –play, poems, music, song, posters, reports or pamphlets, to name a few.
Duration: 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions and answers.
1. A national automobile manufacturer. TATA .
2. School Leadership Team. ( Principal, Vice Principals, Assistant Principals and School Bursar)
3. A domestic airline. (Virgin)
A global bank. (HSBC)
The Liberal Democrat Party.
A radical environmental group. (Green Peace)
A global hotel chain. (Inter-Continental)
Each stakeholder group will have a pre-appointed liaison officer from the actual company/organisation.
Gifted and Talented
Senior Leadership Mentor
Chair and Vice Chair Organising Committee
Organising Committee Members
1.Leadership Models and Frameworks - The McGregor X and Y Theory - The Bolman / Deal Model
3.Key note addresses from prominent leaders in their fields.
School Leadership Team (SLT) are concerned that student printing is costing the school an exorbitant amount of money. In an attempt to reduce costs, what strategies or policies could be implemented?
Scenario 1: You are members of the SLT. Decide what policies or strategies you could implement to reduce running costs. Adopt one of the three leadership styles, discuss strategic options to solve the problem and feedback in 15 minutes.
Type X (motivation via authority, coercion and control)
Type Y (Integration and self-control)
Type XY (a combination of both)
The Bolman / Deal Model
1. The Structural Framework2. The Human Resources Framework3. The Political Framework4. The Symbolic Framework
Scenario 2: Institutional Rebellion
It has come to the attention of Senior Prefects that uniform standards at the school are being flagrantly flouted by a large percentage of the student body. Choose one or more of the four frameworks and use its characteristics to find solutions to this problem.
Feedback and solutions in 15 minutes.
Three of you are newly appointed Senior Dance Captains for your school house and are charged with the responsibility of choreographing dance routines and organising rehearsals in preparation for The Evening of Music and Dance which starts in 6 weeks.
Unfortunately, several members under your tutelage are disgruntled because they believe they should have been given the honor of being Dance Captain, and , are consequently behaving in a subversive manner. What leadership strategies or styles would you use to address this conflict and lead your team forward? Choose one or more of the four leadership styles to resolve this problem.
Feedback and solutions in 15 minutes.
2. Intercultural Exchange
4. Development of problem solving and leadership skills underscored by Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Challenge for leadership educators is to find, and enhance, that critical balance between:
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