The (Incomplete) Guide

TORCH's (Incomplete) Guide to Leadership Development & Impact

Leadership Videos

"How Great Leaders Inspire Action" by Simon Sinek

A compelling talk on how leaders can inspire cooperation, trust, and change.

"The Danger of a Single Story" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Useful for leaders to understand the importance of diverse narratives.

"Leading with Emotional Courage" by Peter Bregman

Discusses how to lead effectively by engaging one’s emotions.

"Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter" by Liz Wiseman

 A summary video that encapsulates the key concepts of the book.

For Parents

For Educators

Teach Starter

Offers engaging leadership activities tailored for elementary students, emphasizing social and emotional learning.

These resources help parents guide their children in understanding leadership qualities and developing them through practical exercises and classroom posters that highlight essential leadership traits.

Learn more at Teach Starter.

Leadership and Service Learning Curriculum: Developed by Learning to Give

This set of resources offers lesson plans that integrate leadership and philanthropy education. 

Educators can find specific projects and activities designed to teach students about community service and leadership roles through practical applications.

Learning to Give Lesson Plans

This program helps schools incorporate leadership lessons into their K-12 curriculum.

Based on Stephen Covey’s "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," the program provides frameworks and materials for educators to help students develop leadership skills.

Resource Link: Leader in Me

Offers a wide range of tools and frameworks to help schools implement character education that encompasses ethical and leadership qualities. 

Their practical strategies are aimed at building respectful and responsible student leaders.

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Offers animated films and downloadable educational resources that introduce children to the Sustainable Development Goals. 

These resources include lesson plans and project ideas that can be incorporated into school curricula to engage students in global and local issues of sustainability. World's Largest Lesson

Eco-Schools Program

An international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action on sustainable development education issues. 

It provides a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life. Schools can follow a simple seven-step process which helps them to address a variety of environmental themes, ranging from litter and waste to healthy living and biodiversity.

Offers environmental education programs that provide teachers and other educators with tools to bring the environment into the classroom and students into the environment. 

Topics range from forests, wildlife, water, and community sustainability.

Offers sustainable lesson plans and activities for K-12 classrooms, which include topics on energy, waste, water, ecosystems, and more, designed to foster a sustainable mindset in young learners.