GSL Global Goals Competition Now Open to Primary Age Students
We are delighted to announce that in the wake of an unprecedented level of interest from Primary and Prep schools around the world we have extended the GSL Global Goals Competition to include students under the age of 11, as long as they are well supported by a member of school staff.
Young people up to the age of 17 are invited to participate in this unique opportunity to develops their leadership skills and understanding of Global Citizenship through active engagement with the United Nations Global Goals.
We expect thousands of young people to join the GSL movement this year and have already had over 120 leading schools register for the 2018-19 competition from Azerbaijan America, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, China, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nigeria, Norway, Paskistan, Phillipines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam!
This is the second GSL Global Goals competition with the 2017-18 finalists’ projects ranging from working with Refugees in the UK to cleaning the ocean in Thailand with participants demonstrating the power of engaging with the Global Goals in a creative, experiential way – both on a personal level and for the community as a whole.
This years’ winning school will be announced at the Festival of Education at Wellington College on 20th June 2019, with over 4000 teachers and wider education stakeholders in attendance. The winning team will receive a transformational GSL Catalyst Programme for their school and all participants in the competition will receive a named certificate and expert feedback on their project.