Presenter
James Darley
James Darley
Transform Society, Chief Executive Officer
James has been in his role at Transform Society for 2 years but has been working in the sector for just under 20 years. Transform Society is an alliance between organisations: Frontline, Teach First, Police Now, Think Ahead and Unlocked and the aim is to increase the number and diversity of bright graduates entering frontline public service roles.
James has been in his role at Transform Society for 2 years but has been working in the sector for just under 20 years. Transform Society is an alliance between organisations: Frontline, Teach First, Police Now, Think Ahead and Unlocked and the aim is to increase the number and diversity of bright graduates entering frontline public service roles.
Lessons in this module
2
1. Introduction to developing leadership
Chief Executive Officer of Transform Society, James Darley introduces the term transformation leadership, expands on what this is and draws out some of the key qualities a successful leader possesses.
2 - 3 minutes
2
2. Leading from early on
Everybody can be a leader and a lot of what makes a great leader is developed early on in your university career. Tamara from the Unlocked Leadership Programme gives you her top four tips for how you can establish your skills at university, before drawing on her own experiences.
5 - 6 minutes
2
3. Communication
Communication is a key element that makes a successful leader, and Clare from Teach First takes you through the nuanced elements of communication and why they're important to hone in on. In this lesson, you'll also hear about examples where teachers have to adapt their communication style to different audiences.
7 - 8 minutes
2
4. Empowering others
Claire from Frontline outlines two key aspects of leadership, which are: freedom and responsibility. In this lesson she shows how encouraging freedom and responsibility through a variety of ways, can create fantastic leaders.
4 - 5 minutes
2
5. Resilience
In the current climate, resilience will inevitably become a highly sought after skill. Throughout this lesson Teach First highlight why and how you can reflect on your own experiences to really understand where you've be resilient in the past, in order to clearly showcase this skill in your applications.
6 - 7 minutes
2
6. Emotional Intelligence
Frontline share examples of how crucial emotional intelligence is within a role at their organisation, highlighting how important a trait this is to a leader.
3 - 4 minutes
1
7. Worksheet
Put into practice your key learnings from this module, in the following worksheet.
10 - 15 minutes
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