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 Make every student a leader grounded by values

Student Leadership @ CKPS



Student Leadership Programme for 2020: 

·       Prefect Investiture (Term 1)

·       Community Leaders Appointment (Term 1)

·       3-minute Assembly Talk by Prefect (on-going)

·       Focus Group Discussions and Mentoring of Prefects (on-going)

·       Student Leadership Training (Term 1 & Term 3)

·       Student Leaders Overseas School Immersion Programme (Term 3)

·       Head Prefect and Assistant Head Prefects Nomination and Selection Exercise (Term 3&4)

·       Prefect Nomination and Selection Exercise (Term 3&4)

·       Prefect Appreciation Outing (Term 4)


Five Practices of Student Leaders @ Changkat Primary School

As a student leader in Changkat Primary School, one is expected to practice the following.

·       Model the way (Be a good example for others to follow)

·       Inspire a shared vision (Help others see the needs)

·       Challenge the process (Find better ways to do things)

·       Enable others to act (Train others and give them the opportunity to serve)

·       Encourage the heart (Praise the effort and celebrate the successes)

Adapted from “The Student Leadership Challenge” by Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes (2014)


Student Leadership Competencies 

In order to grow from within, student leader in Changkat to develop the following competencies:


Leadership Competencies

Behaviour Indicators



·         Know what values I believe in

·         Know why I am doing certain things

·         Aware of my feelings

·         Aware of my thoughts


Unbiased processing

·         Able to identify and analyse situations as well as  

          reflect upon the implications of decisions made,  

          based on personal, moral and ethical considerations

·         Able to gain insight or intuitively understand, and  

          make sound judgements



·         Knowing my weaknesses and strengths

·         Admit to mistakes made

·         Treating others with respect even as a Leader



·         Daring to take risks

·         Challenging current processes

·         Able to take calculated risks to initiate well- 

          intentioned change to the status quo 


Authentic behaviour/ Authenticity

·         Able to be accountable for one’s attitude, words and  



Authentic relational orientation

·         Able to develop quality relationships with trust

·         Able to manage team dynamics, build trust, and also   

          develop and groom members



·         Enabling and encouraging others’ development

·         Believing in the importance of each individual

·         Able to motivate followers’ involvement and enable  

          them to assume greater ownership in the team



·         Setting clear expectations

·         Having confidence in others

·         Holding others accountable for behaviour and



Standing Back

·         Able to serve others’ interests before one’s own

·         Supporting others

·         Crediting others for outcomes and effort


Interpersonal acceptance

·         Able to identify and understand others’ rationales,  

          feelings and thoughts from their perspectives



·         Able to serve others’ interests before one’s own

·         Acting as a role model


Adapted from Kiersch, C. & Peters, J. (2017). Leadership from the Inside Out: Student Leadership Development within Authentic Leadership and Servant Leadership Frameworks. Journal of Leadership Education, 16(1), 148-168