Students’ age range: 16-18
Topic: Leadership Styles
Description: Step 1 : students were shown stimulus material to spark interest. These were pictures of various leaders (locally and internationally). Students were asked to identify them and say what they had in common.
Step 2: Students went on to differentiate between a leader and a manager and to discuss the importance of critical thinking, listening and communication skills to the leader
Step 3: students were asked to think about a leader and the characteristics of that leader. They were asked to describe that person and the characteristics noted. Each type of leadership style was labelled as students describe various leaders. At this point students were asked to arrange class in the fish bowl to discuss what circumstances would warrant the use of a particular leadership style. This was done for 20 minutes. Point were noted and teacher emphasized important points coming from the discussion.
Step 4: Students went on to discuss using the same formation (fish bowl) the role of leaders.
Step 5: Important points from the discussion was highlighted and emphasis place on the objective points