Feb 28, 2019

Foróige’s Leadership for Life

  • Crimson Education
  • Ireland
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Skill Building Other

Description

The development of young people as leaders is core to the work of Foróige. Foróige’s Leadership for Life is an exciting programme that enables young people to develop the skills and qualities necessary to be effective leaders, as well as challenging them to use these skills for the betterment of society. 

The Leadership for Life programme sets out to empower young people to make a positive difference to their community through practical actions and projects. Throughout the course of the programme, young people learn the core concepts of leadership and gain skills such as communication, teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, self-awareness etc. The programme sets about developing the leadership capabilities and potential of young people and gives them an opportunity to harness their skills and attributes to contribute to their society in a fun and encouraging environment.

 The Leadership for Life programme aims:

  • To enable young people to develop the skills, inspiration, vision, confidence, and action plans to be effective leaders.
  • To empower young people to make a positive difference to their society through the practice of effective leadership.

The programme is divided into three modules and will motivate and equip young people to:

  • Identify their personal strengths and the motivations that inspire them to become leaders
  • Develop a clear vision of what they would like to achieve as a leader
  • Develop a greater understanding of their style of leadership
  • Explore the challenges and difficulties of leadership
  • Develop clear communication skills
  • Explore local, national and global issues
  • Explain and apply methods of conflict resolution
  • Practice problem solving and critical thinking skills as part of a group
  • Identify goals and vision for the future and develop action plans to achieve these
  • Organise and plan a project
  • Use logic model for planning

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

U18