TLP P&I Course Lesson 2 Block 4: Student Leader Responsibilities

Block Description

Learners understand the responsibilities of the student leaders in the school.

During Block

Step 1: Greet Class 

Step 2: Review Previous Session (2 min)

What did we do in the previous block? (Learned about the responsibilities of the school subject teachers, class teachers and house teachers.)

Have you prepared for the Lesson 2 Block 3 homework? (Have learners share the schedule for training and regular meetings with the teachers. Principals as such touch base daily with the subject teachers and coordinators. Ensure that principals meet the class teacher and house teacher at least once a fortnight.)

Step 3: Set Expectations (2 min)

In this block, we are going to learn about the responsibilities of your school student leaders.

Step 4 Description

  • Learners understand the responsibility of the Head Boy and Head Girl

Step 4 Content

Head Boy and Head Girl Responsibilities

The Head Boy and Girl are selected from Grade 10. They are in charge of student wellbeing in the school. This can include issues related to student learning, performance, attendance, behavior, and addressing any student issues, personal or school-related. The Head Boy’s and Head Girl’s primary goal is to work towards the betterment of the students’ experience of the school, and they work closely with the class teachers, class leaders, and principals to ensure this. 

  • Greet students along with the principals in the morning
  • Ensure neatness and following of dress code by all school students
  • Hold weekly or fortnightly meetings with class leaders and escalate student grievances, student attendance, student behavior/performance issues to the school principal
  • Represent the school in external events

Step 5 Description

  • Learners understand the responsibility of the Vice-Head Boy and Vice-Head Girl

Step 5 Content

Vice-Head Boy and Head-Girl Responsibilities

The Vice-Head Boy and Vice-Head Girl are selected from Grade 9. They are in charge of the students’ participation and performance in the School House System. They work closely with the house teachers, house captains, and the school principal to fulfill their responsibilities. 

  • Work with house captains and maintain a list of the students who have signed up for assemblies, competitions and projects.
  • Ensure regular school assemblies by coordinating with the weekly house assembly team and house teacher
  • Ensure effective preparation by student teams for house competitions and house projects by working with house teachers and house captains
  • Follow up on preparation for house projects by the project teams

Step 6 Description

  • Learners understand the responsibility of the House Captains

Step 6 Content

House Captain Responsibilities

The house captains are chosen from Grade 8. They are in charge of ensuring effective participation and preparation of their house members in the house system. They work closely with the house teacher, vice-head boy, and vice-head girl in order to fulfill their responsibilities.

  • In charge of running all the intra-house meetings
  • Ensure meaningful participation of all house students in the house system by coordinating with the house teacher
  • In charge of following up with house assembly teams and house project teams by coordinating with the Vice-Head Boy/Vice-Head Girl
  • In charge of inducting new admissions into the house system

Homework

You have learned about the Head Boy and Head Girl, Class Teachers, Class Leaders | Vice-Head Boy and Vice-Head Girl, House Teachers, and House Captains. Answer the following questions: 

  • When will you train the Head Boy and Head Girl?
  • When will you train the Vice-Head Boy and Vice-Head Girl?
  • When will you train the class leaders? Whose help can you take to train the class leaders? (Class teacher, head boy, and head girl)
  • When will you train the house captains? Whose help can you take to train the house captains? (House teachers, vice-head boy, and vice-head girl)
  • Who all should be part of the meetings about student learning and behavior?
  • Who all should be part of the meetings about student wellbeing? 
  • Who all should be part of the meetings about the house system
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