Leadership can mean different thing to different people depending on the context. According to transformational leadership, leaders and their followers motivates each other to higher levels. The leadership is no longer in the corporate world alone. The students should also be taught about leadership. Teachers and administrators should find strategies for integrating leadership into the education system. Education leaders continuously strategize on achieving the school’s objectives. The schools role is to impart knowledge that will help sustain themselves in the outside world. Leadership is needed to address the problems that students and teachers encounter in schools.
Leaders find ways to change how their context is viewed. They turn things upside down and view them through different lenses. This established a different world for them. New insights will turn into new ways of doing things, which is needed to improve education and serve the need of the current century.
The vision of an institution is achieved through hard work and cooperation. Organization should be unique and excellent. Approaches has to be designed by the school management on how to stand out. Competition among schools is stiff, without quality, an organization falls back.
The students training should be oriented to the current world situations. The world is moving at a fast rate with technical developments. The students should know how to fit in. The students need to be prepared really well considering the highly competitive nature of the world economy.
Today’s leaders were not born leaders. They slowly toughened up, grew in strength and resolve if face of opposition and learned to rise and stand their ground in difficult situations. Children are trained to be leaders at their tender ages. They need to be encouraged, nurtured and their skills strengthened. It is vital to teach young students to be responsible and working to do things to the best of their capability.
Leadership skill are developed through participation in students organizations and activities. Joining political organizations in schools and universities shows many aspects of leadership, especially the strength to be a leader.
It is important to participate in community work to socialize and improve your leadership skills. Forming a group of friends into a networking team, starting a special interest group can help develop leadership skills. Lives of political leaders, business leaders and world-famous people motivates and encourages the students. More leadership knowledge can be gained from face-to-face interaction with the leaders that inspire you.
The education system is a very critical step of nurturing young leaders and people should redirect their attention toward it. More courses covering leadership skills should be introduced into all learning institutions. This action will need cooperation from all parties in the education system including the government. Transformational leadership will be successful if this is adopted.