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The Skills of Leadership

Skills of Leadership is aimed at Section Leaders in Scouting. It aims to provide them with the knowledge and skills to define what leadership is, plan systematically, lead effectively by demonstrating a range of leadership styles and understand how different leadership styles impact on learning.

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Motivation of Leaders

In a voluntary organisation, we need to think not only about recruiting volunteers, but about how we can motivate them to stay in their role. Take a look at ways you can motivate your leaders.

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Talent Management

We’re always on the look out for the next District Commissioner or Group Scout Leader. Talent management is about identifying people to fill these positions early on.

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Leadership and management a video series

In this video series of 3 to 4 minute case study videos, you will see how managers in Scouting have used the key skill areas in their roles.

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What makes a good manager in Scouting?

You might not think of yourself as a ’manager’. But as a Group Scout Leader or Commissioner, you are.

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Making Scouts a positive experience

Get some tips to help you refresh Scouting and keep it relevant for everyone.

Find out how to keep Scouting fresh