Leadership as a target is the practice of teens exercising authority over themselves or others. Youth leadership has been elaborated upon as a theory of youth development in which young people gain skills and knowledge necessary to lead civic engagement, education reform and community organizing activities.
Countless programs around the world seek to teach young people particular skills associated with leadership, particularly those programs associate with youth voice or youth empowerment. It is based on the study that it should strengthen individual and community capacity.
They will learn skills such as goal-setting, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, which are not just necessary for leaders but also needed for success in today’s world. They will demonstrate higher career aspirations, increased self-esteem, and improved high school-University completion rates. Finally they will have a greater understanding of the problems facing other youths giving fresh perspectives for how to address these problems.