Preparing children to live, work and innovate in an uncertain world requires a set of agile competencies that encourage them to grow and to be of unique value for society, locally and globally.
Thus, it’s fundamental to nurture global values in children to take care of the world and people, while bringing up new solutions in collaborative, happier and more successful environments.
These are the 6 key characteristics of servant leadership by the author Van Dierendonck. In short, servant leadership is demonstrated through empowerment and the development of people; by expressing humility, authenticity, interpersonal acceptance, and stewardship; and by providing direction.
“Research in human development clearly shows that the seeds of empathy, caring, and compassion are present from early in life. To become caring and ethical people, children need adults to help them at every stage of childhood to nurture these seeds into full development”. (Harvard Graduate School of Education)