Youth Leadership Day

This one-day programme provides youth with a short introduction to theories of leadership and how these apply in reality. 




Previous Programme


8.30am - 3.30pm


1 day

The programme enables young people to start to develop their understanding of what leadership is and how to develop as a leader. It also serves as a good introduction to Academy learning and our other Leadership programmes to further their development. 


Who is this for?

This programme is for people at any stage of their professional development who would like to get a general introduction to leadership and is an opportunity to start thinking of its relevance to their work. 


Programme Overview 

  • Understand what is meant by leadership and the key responsibilities of a leader 
  • Have built a picture of a good leader 
  • Started to see themselves as leaders, having a clearer understanding of their strengths and areas of development 
  • Have engaged with 2-3 leadership theories and applied them to their reality 
  • Have a plan for how to take the learning forward to develop themselves as leaders

1. Ensure the set up and delivery of our learning programmes are fully inclusive and accessible, stress testing them through an anti-racism and discrimination lens

2. Ensure the content, theories and models used in our programmes reflect a wider range of culturally diverse global thinkers. 

3. Actively support the feature equity diversity and inclusion as a topic on our leadership programmes, supporting our facilitators to deliver this.

4. Ensure our recruitment and facilitator selection processes operate in a way that attracts and provides opportunities for more people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

5. Robustly monitor the demographics of our learners to ensure we are attracting learners that are more culturally representative of the communities we serve.

6. Provide ongoing support for staff and facilitators during our EDI journey, in particular to those who might come from diverse backgrounds. 

7. Support all facilitators, staff and board members with their ongoing learning and development around equity, diversity and inclusion. 

8. Engage with and learn from individuals and organisations locally and globally tackling systemic racism and injustice.

9. Share learning from the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion working group internally and with other organisations.

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