The Importance of Leadership Development through Cognitive Mediation Methodology
Some expressions have become common in the education area in the past few years: “learning to think”, “learning to learn”, “training for
competencies”, and inclusion. That is why it is important for schools to balance content processes with development of thinking skills. Objective: Comparing the training provided by the traditional learning to that from learning mediated by workshops based on the Instrumental Enrichment Program. Method: Bibliographic, descriptive, and qualitative research. Results and Discussion: The results showed the cognitive intervention programs, and recognized their advantages to both leaders and subordinates Conclusion: It is concluded that leadership is a method to lead and influence a group of people, making them generate expected results, being mediation an interaction act between a mediator and a mediated party, and mediated party’s cognitive development results from the direct exposure to the world and from the mediated learning experience.
Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017
- Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
- DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0233
- Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
- Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada