Proof Schools Should Teach Leadership et al
The et al stands for other skills formerly referred to as soft, like the capacity to get along with others, manage groups, and lead. Check out this announcement about Harvard and M.I.T. This is only the beginning. In an educational landscape where the world’s top universities are putting courses online for free, why will parents enroll their children in high priced independent schools? One good answer is because of the skills of faculty in teaching the intangibles: leadership, self-awareness, group savvy–in other words the very elements that form the bedrock of the gcLi curriculum.