Emerging Leaders Development Programme (ELDP) Executive Member


Emerging Leaders Development Programme (ELDP) Executive Members organise retreats, leadership forums and social events, and create service projects as part of the Emerging Leaders Development Programme.  They attend formal leadership training sessions and act as mentors to ELDP scholarship students. 

Hours involved in the activity

Three modules of a minimum 12 hours each. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of three learning and development outcomes.


Jo Carter
Email: jo.carter@canterbury.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • A4 - Learning - ELDP Executive Members attend bicultural competence training and learn effective and respectful communication and interaction.


  • B1 - Communication - ELDP Executive Members create a welcoming and inspiring environment during the retreat and forums and when menitoring their assigned group of students.
  • B2 - Initiative & Enterprise  - ELDP Executive Members develop projects that support and improve the community, and identify opportunities for ELDP scholarship students to apply their skills.   
  • B3 - Leadership - ELDP Executive Members support the ELDP Coordinator to organise all aspects of the programme, including the retreats and service projects.
  • B4 - Learning - ELDP Executive Members communicate effectively and lead small groups.  They reflect on the outcome of the activities and suggest improvements.
  • B5 - Planning & Organising - ELDP Executive Members organise and carry out community-enhancement service projects, including budgeting and catering.
  • B6 - Problem Solving - ELDP Executive Members effectively resolve issues that arise during their community-enhancement service projects.
  • B7 - Self-Management - ELDP Executive Members act professionally as a representative of UC.  They take the lead on ensuring that the ELDP scholarship students follow all behavioural rules.
  • B8 - Teamwork - ELDP Executive Members develop positive and effective working relationships across diverse communities.


  • C1 - Communication - ELDP Executive Members communicate with ELDP scholarship students professionally within student and working settings.
  • C2 - Initiative & Enterprise - ELDP Executive Members use feedback to improve activities and offer new ways to improve engagement.
  • C3 - Leadership - ELDP Executive Members develop and apply an active leadership approach to group activities and projects.
  • C4 - Learning - ELDP Executive Members arrange activities and reflect on the effectiveness of their leadership and organisation.
  • C5 - Planning & Organising - ELDP Executive Members work within a timeline and budget when organising social events, forums and the retreat.  They understand the scope and goal of these events. 
  • C6 - Problem Solving - ELDP Executive Members develop ways to solve issues during the planning and execution of activities, including who to contact and how to mitigate risk.
  • C7 - Self-Management - ELDP Executive Members work around their studies and contribute equally to the running of the programme alongside the other Executives.
  • C8 - Teamwork - ELDP Executive Members effectively collaborate as a diverse student group to develop an ELDP programme according to the standards and outcome set out by UC.
  • C9- Technology - ELDP Executive Members use a variety of technologies to carry out their projects and events, including Google Docs, Dropbox, social media and other documentation and presentation applications.
  • D1 - Communication -  ELDP Executive Members effectively communicate with culturally diverse audiences during their projects.
  • D4 - Learning - ELDP Executive Members plan and attend a global retreat to learn about leadership with an international focus.
  • D5 - Planning & Organising - ELDP Executive Members organise and deliver a retreat event focused on global leadership opportunities.
  • D7 - Self-Management - ELDP Executive Members organise internationally focused projects around their own commitments and are positive representatives of UC to global stakeholders.
Matrix intersection points for ELDP Executive Member (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not for academic credit

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