OAC LAGOS EDUCATES SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF LEADERSHIP AND CRITICAL THINKING
The program started around 11:45 am, the students prayed before singing the national anthem.
They also sang their school anthem, and Oluwatosin Ogunsanya came on with the One African Child’s story, “Doing More.” He talked about our present purpose, and the program kicked off with anticipation booming from the students.
The vision of the foundation is building sustainable leaders and the SDGs was introduced by Victoria Ibiwoye. She emphasized on ESD, and told each child to become a leader and leave a legacy in life. Victoria told the students how it is vital to become an Ethical Leaders. Thus they were charged and prepared for the session.
TOPIC: Building students for leadership and critical thinking. The students picked a number and were divided into groups with a mentor attached to each group.
The Presentation session started with group 2; here is a summary of their presentations.
They presented a short drama on whistleblowing and a TV interview imitation of their topic. The student talked about advocacy and mentioned some great advocates of change along with their works. Group 2 students talked about corruption and how to mitigate it.
CRITICAL THINKING IN LEARNING
Group 1 students talked about problems in the educational system. The students provided some solutions: admonishing teachers to be friendly and patient with the student. They also talked about distractions from their fellow students.
HEART TO A LEADER, CRITICAL THINKING.
The students described what critical thinking means, and how bit can be used to solve problems in organizations; the business world and schools, for instance.
The students explained what it means to think critically towards a problem. They also expanded on challenges affecting critical thinking. Finally, they gave steps on how to become a critical thinker, mentioning points like brain storming research, and so on.
At the conclusion of the presentations, it was fulfilling to see what the students have been imparted with.