COBIS GSL Leadership Weekend | Toolkits

Thank you for your interest in taking part in the COBIS GSL Leadership Weekend. This toolkit has been designed to help you to recruit young people in your school to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

We want to help you to share this opportunity with your students and parents to maximise participation whilst ensuring this is not an administrative burden for you during this time.

We have included in this pack templates for you to use for each step outlined below.  Please adapt as you feel appropriate.

We advise schools, where possible to:

  1. Add an announcement to your WEBSITE
  2. Send an email to parents with an attached PARENT LETTER
  3. Share details of the programme on SOCIAL MEDIA
  4. Send a TEXT message to all parents in the target year groups
  5. Share our Student/Parent/Carer WEBINAR

Information Packs

To download the below images to use in your promotional activities (social media, website, email, or within your school) please click on the image to enlarge it, and then right-click to save the image to your desktop.


We are holding information sessions in a format of Q&A webinars for teachers, as well as young people/parents/guardians/carers to support recruitment at all participating schools.

If you would like to find out more about the programme please attend one of the information sessions specified below. The webinars will be a great opportunity to ask questions and to meet the GSL team.

You do not need to register to attend. Just visit the webinar page before the session begins and click on the buttons available to access the Zoom link.


  • 8:00AM UK Time – Tuesday 14th September 2021
  • 3:00PM UK Time – Tuesday 14th September 2021


  • 8:00AM UK Time – Thursday 16th September 2021
  • 3:00PM UK Time – Thursday 16th September 2021

Promotional videos

Please feel free to share any of the videos with your students. In our experience young people respond well to stories shared by their peers who attended the programme in the past.

What did you enjoy most about the COBIS GSL World Catalyst?

How to support your students to be leaders in their lives and communities

COBIS GSL World Catalyst 2020 – Graduation Event – Morning

COBIS GSL World Catalyst 2020 – Graduation Event – Afternoon