Program Outline

We will have our 2017-18 program outline available by summer. See below for last year’s program with examples of learning activities and project work.

Program Element Workshops Applied Learning (Reading Week Project)
Day 1 Workshop
Monday, October 3, 2016
Focus on building self-awareness as a leader and bringing forward your personal strengths.
Day 2 Workshop
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Focus on personal learning goals and exploring leadership theory, concepts and frameworks.
Project Meet and Scope Event
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Providing a space for bringing strengths and learning objectives into community partner planning.
Day 3 Workshop
Monday, November 21, 2016
Focus on building successful teams, understanding group dynamics and project management.
Project Planning
November 2016 to February 2017
(approx. 20-35 hours self-organized)
Participants collaborate with student leaders and community partners to plan their Reading Week project.
Studio Sessions
Choose one of Wednesday November 30 or Thursday December 1, 2016
Focus on the practicalities of the project and learning from fellow CLP participants.
Day 4 Workshop
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Focus on how being an educator is part of being a leader and the role and impact of working in community.
Reading Week Project Kick-off Event
Saturday January 28, 2017
Projects begin with CLP participants meeting their UBC student teams at this kick-off event.
On-site Project Orientation
1-2 hours at agreed upon day/ time before RW
An on-site orientation to help the UBC student teams get acquainted to community partner.
Reading Week Project Delivery
2-3 days between February 20 to 24, 2017
All elements come together in the delivery of the planned three-day project.
Project Wrap-Up Activities
Late February and March, 2017
Submit details of “as delivered projects” (amendment to project plans) and lessons learned to UBC
Program Wrap-Up and Reflection
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Focus on reflection from the experience and making connections professionally and at work.

Approximate total time commitment: 80-100 hours (approximately 13-17 hours per month).