RE: 11 Skills of Leadership
(no name) (michaelb@SUNRISE.CSE.FAU.EDU)
Thu, 1 Oct 1992 15:39:44 EDT
> Don't you have a card like this one (*holds card to screen*)???? This card
> ALWAYS goes with me everywhere I go because I can use it to demostrate
> several aspects of Scouting's programs......
> The 11 "skills" ("competencies", it is sometimes called!) are:
[10 skills deleted]
> Managing learning (effective teaching in some circles, particularly
We still call it Effective Teaching in my council.
> (*Mike and others...the card that I raised to the screen is an old Adult
> Leader Development card used for the old Cornerstone courses I used to teach.
> On the front side, is space for your name and unit and address and the
> signature of the coach/counselor that signed you off for the completion of
> the first three phases of Adult Leader Development.
> You used to use this card to go into the Scout Center and purchase or order
> your fully-embrodered position patch (when we used that to signify those of
> us that are trained by BSA standards). When the BSA wisely decided to use
> the old "trained" strips instead of the costly (and tradable and "showy"
> as in "I have mine...you don't. You *must* be worth zero!") patches, these
> cards found their way to lots of garbage cans.
> Not mine......the reverse side has the the 11 skills and also two essential
> tasks of Scouting leaders...to get the job done and to keep the group
Well, that's a bit before my time. Wish they did have such a card like they
do for Safe Swim and Safety Afloat. Me, I did '6 Session' (now Scoutmastership
Fundamentals) in 1985. Woodbadge I completed back in '89.
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