International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Ghana | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Leadership in Higher Education: A Role Model to Students in Capacity Building in All Walks of Life

Lawrence Lowell PhD [4]

Abstract: This paper highlights the important attributes of effective leadership and its impacts on personality development and character building. University students need to be aware of the social, political and economic conditions of the society as they would step in their professional lives. To plan strategically and to work effectively they must have leadership skills. Sousa (2003) explains leaders must analyze, assess, plan, implement and evaluate To think, evaluate and understand the challenges one must be competent. Constantly changing environment and advancement in technology requires leaders to be equipped with knowledge and skills to collaborate, mentor and supervise the actions of team mates. Teachers thus play a very important role in delivering skills to their students and development of their character as they are role models and help students to be able to identify and to achieve their future goals.

Keywords: Leadership, Leadership Competence model, Effective Teaching, Character Building, Educational Leadership

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,

Pages: 2147 - 2148

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