Lions Quest - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

1 / 50
About This Presentation
Title:

Lions Quest

Description:

Lions Quest: Because young people around the world need skills for life – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:273
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 51
Provided by: Phoe94
Category:

less

Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Lions Quest


1
Lions Quest Because young people around the
world need skills for life
2
Building Youth in Your Community through Lions
Quest
Rebecca Daou and Matthew Kiefer Lions Clubs
International Foundation
3
Agenda
  • What is Lions Quest?
  • Where is Lions Quest?
  • Why is Lions Quest needed?
  • How can Lions Quest be implemented?
  • Discussion

4
What is Lions Quest?
  • Youth
  • Service
  • Drug education
  • Skills for life
  • Community

5
Overview
  • More than 25 years experience
  • 12 million youth served
  • 60 countries 20 more with potential
  • More than 500,000 educators trained
  • Translated into 30 languages
  • Hope for the Future

6
Advantages
  • A worldwide program
  • Gives hope for the future
  • Benefits are many for youth, parents, school
    and community

7
Benefits
  • Develops positive social behavior like self-
    discipline, responsibility, good judgment and the
    ability to get along with others.

8
Benefits
Develops a commitment to families, schools, peers
and community.
9
Benefits
  • Develops a commitment to leading healthy and drug
    free lives.

10
Where is Lions Quest?
11
Success Stories
  • CASEL (Collaborative for Academic and Social
    Emotional Learning) research has shown that
    social emotional learning (SEL) can improve
    academic performance by at least 11 percent.

Lions Quest is a CASEL select SEL program the
highest rating awarded.
12
Success Stories
  • Norway
  • 30 life skills programs evaluated
  • Lions Quest one of only ten programs to have a
    documented effect in addressing the social and
    emotional needs of children.

13
Success Stories
  • Germany and Finland
  • A specific unit created to serve the needs of
    immigrant populations.
  • Lions Quest addresses the well-being of all
    children!

14
Success Stories
  • Belize
  • Lions Quest trainer - official employee of the
    Ministry of Education
  • Reduces cost of program implementation
  • Allows for more rapid expansion

15
Why Lions Quest A Need Worldwide
16
Education
  • Less than 20 of students continue secondary
    school in many African countries
  • Asia has the highest dropout rate (UNESCO, 2004).
    Countries like India, Myanmar and Pakistan have
    dropout rates of 50 in the primary stage.
  • The UNESCO data shows that about 45 of the total
    global youth are not attending school.

17
A Solution for Youth Lions Quest
A scientifically-devised, structured program that
has answers to these situations facing youth.
Lions Quest fosters the development of
self-disciplined and thoughtful students
committed to family, friends, school and
community.
18
What is Lions Quest?
  • Life skills program of Lions Clubs International
    Foundation (LCIF)
  • For students from kindergarten to grade 12
  • Classroom curriculum that may be integrated into
    existing courses or taught on its own
  • Unique collaborations of students and their
    families, schools and Lions

19
Programs
  • Skills for Growing (SFG)
  • Primary school
  • Skills for Adolescence (SFA)
  • Middle school
  • Skills for Action (SFC)
  • Secondary school

20
What does Lions Quest teach students?
  • Responsible decision-making, goal-setting
    accountability
  • Positive interpersonal relationships
  • Resisting peer pressure
  • Community service

21
What about similar programs?
  • Only Lions Quest is
  • Global
  • Comprehensive, not fragmented
  • Larger in scope than others
  • Covers a variety of topics

22
Funding Resources
  • Core 4 Grants from LCIF
  • Contributions from Lions
  • Support from Schools/Governments
  • Support from corporations and foundations

23
Next Steps Leading Countries
  • Leading Countries will be trained to act as
    resources for new countries in the same region
  • Will assist new countries in starting the program
  • Will collaborate directly with LCIF staff
  • Possibility for annual region-wide meetings
  • Plans for meetings in East Africa, North
    Africa/Middle East, and West Africa

24
Next Steps LCIF Support
  • LCIF staff are available to
  • Orient Lions and their partners
  • Help with program assessment and next steps for
    new programs
  • Assist with pilot program
  • Support program expansion

25
LCIF Support
  • LCIF Grants
  • Promotional US1,000 grants to support one or
    more promotional seminars for Lions, educators
    and community members interested in starting a
    Lions Quest program
  • Core 4 Maximum matching grant of US100,000
    pilot or expand Lions Quest in a new country

26
LCIF Support
  • Lions Quest Department
  • 300 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, USA
  • Tel. 630-571-5466, ext.6965
  • E-mail info_at_lions-quest.org
  • Web site www.lions-quest.org
  • Also available
  • Promotional materials and DVDs
  • Sample Lions Quest teacher and student materials

27
Questions?
  • encourage membership

28
Lions Quest Because young people around the
world need skills for life
29
Day 2 How to Implement Lions Quest
30
Lions Quest How-To Kit
  • How-To Guide
  • International Overview
  • Resource DVD
  • Videos of Lions Quest around the world
  • Introduction to Lions Quest presentation
  • Request the kit from LCIF

31
How to start Lions Quest in local schools?
  • This presentation includes
  • Six Steps for Success The Implementation Process
  • Leading Countries
  • LCIF Support

32
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 1 Learn
  • Visit www.lions-quest.org to learn more
  • Contact LCIF to request additional information
    and sample materials
  • Review information and materials with local
    school officials
  • Work with LCIF to determine next steps

33
Lions Quest Web site
34
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 2 Endorse
  • Gather local experts to formally assess and
    endorse Lions Quest
  • Ensure the program addresses issues that are
    important to the community

35
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 3 Plan
  • Establish Lions Quest steering committee
  • Develop plan for pilot program and secure funding
  • Identify who needs to be involved

36
Six Steps for Success
37
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 4 Test
  • Conduct the first pilot workshop
  • Evaluate the results of pilot implementation

38
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 5 Implement
  • Establish Lions Quest organization to support
    program expansion
  • Public Awareness
  • Teacher Training Workshops
  • Implementation in Schools
  • Understanding the Challenges
  • Evaluation

39
Public Awareness
  • Create awareness with Lions, schools and
    community through seminars/presentations
  • Include write-ups in District and MD bulletins
  • Distribute materials (i.e. brochures, DVDs,
    posters)
  • Use media to create awareness in society

40
Teacher Training Workshops
  • Explain the program to school administrators
  • Select a minimum of two teachers per school
  • Organize workshops for teachers
  • Trained educators must implement in school
  • Typically, workshops are 2-3 days in length

41
Trainer Availability
  • There are more than 100 Lions Quest trainers in
    30 countries around the world
  • In the future, we endeavor to promote more
    trainers in every area of implementation

42
Six Steps for Success
  • Step 6 Sustain
  • Involve Lions with the Lions Quest program
  • Identify possible funding sources

43
Future of Lions Quest
  • For lasting impact, we need to involve local
    governments as well as groups of schools to work
    with Lions on a long term basis and see the
    change in environment.

44
Funding Resources
  • Core 4 Grants from LCIF
  • Contributions from Lions
  • Support from Schools/Governments
  • Support from corporations and foundations

45
Next Steps Leading Countries
  • Leading Countries will be trained to act as
    resources for new countries in the same region
  • Will assist new countries in starting the program
  • Will collaborate directly with LCIF staff
  • Possibility for annual region-wide meetings
  • Plans for meetings in East Africa, North
    Africa/Middle East, and West Africa

46
Next Steps LCIF Support
  • LCIF staff are available to
  • Orient Lions and their partners
  • Help with program assessment and next steps for
    new programs
  • Assist with pilot program
  • Support program expansion

47
LCIF Support
  • LCIF Grants
  • Promotional US1,000 grants to support one or
    more promotional seminars for Lions, educators
    and community members interested in starting a
    Lions Quest program
  • Core 4 Maximum matching grant of US100,000
    pilot or expand Lions Quest in a new country

48
LCIF Support
  • Lions Quest Department
  • 300 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, USA
  • Tel. 630-571-5466, ext.6965
  • E-mail info_at_lions-quest.org
  • Web site www.lions-quest.org
  • Also available
  • Promotional materials and DVDs
  • Sample Lions Quest teacher and student materials

49
Questions?
  • encourage membership

50
www.lions-quest.org
Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
About PowerShow.com