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In building leadership, Curtin (2002) pointed out that there can be two modes, teaching as opposed to facilitating, but building leadership through facilitating is the more common. Cartwright emphasized, “Everyone has his or her own definition of leadership, most often at the tacit level” (2002, p. 70).
My ideal leader is one that knows how to follow in order to lead better and serve excellently. Of course, this should not be taken to mean that my ideal leader does not innovate. On the contrary, a leader must be one who is able to see farther than the rest. He or she is a person who lives in the present but is also able to chart the future. This essentially means that he or she effectively leads and is one who does not simply follow the tide. However, no person has a monopoly over good ideas. Many heads can be a lot better than the brightest and most clever head. A leader must recognize this fact and must use participatory methods to unlock the potentials of his or her collective. In other words, a leader must lead to make participatory processes work and exploit the diversity of ideas and use dialogue and discussions to bring out the best ideas.
Educators live in society and are accountable to society. The business of education is society’s business and not simply of the educator. There are authorities above an educator. Even the President of the United States has an authority to follow---the people of the United States---even as every person of the United States is expected to follow the laws created by Congress and implemented through the Chief Executive or the US President. As educators, we owe it to the American people or to society that we live in that education be conducted according to the vision that authorities before us have charted for our society and for the educational system. Educators live in a structure where there are educational authorities to follow. However, society also allows
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The students who misbehave in class need a structured classroom management plan to assist with their behavior and learning. Students are normally attentive when the classroom lesson is presented in stimulating and insightful ways.
Leadership in politics, sports, teaching and other professional careers guides towards the importance and significance of this concept. Leadership is defined in different ways by different authors, however, an easy definition may be “the process whereby an individual directs, guides, influences, or controls the thoughts, feelings or behaviours of other human beings” (Rost, p.52) Theories of Leadership Many researchers have been struggling to define and explain the leadership traits, theories, challenges and related affairs.
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Every educational institute follows a standard curriculum pattern to educate its students. The academic field where the important vision and purpose of philosophy of curriculum is studied is known as educational philosophy. The philosophical study of the problems occurred in education is deeply studied in educational philosophy.
It also compares my own philosophy with Jean Watson’s, who proposed the theory of human caring in nursing and applied it in practice. Further, I explain how my philosophy addresses patients’ various backgrounds and how I facilitate their and their families’ understanding of God’s part in their situation in the attempt to give hope and enlightenment.
Experts have asserted that if global leaders adopt transformational leadership, then the global conditions will improve. This is because this style of leadership has the potential to influence the followers positively. Every leader strives to exert a level of influence on the followers.
Thus the ultimate objectives and desires of leadership development should include inclusive participatory human governance, improved service delivery and effectiveness and a feeling of value addition within an individual as a valued asset within an organizational or societal context all levels.
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