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Thursday 27th May 2021 | Teacher Q&A Webinar Zoom Links

Thursday 2nd June 2021 | Student, Parent & Teacher Q&A Webinar Zoom Links

Thursday 3rd June 2021 | Student & Parent Q&A Webinar Zoom Links

Invitation to attend GSL Summer of Change | Webinar

Join the GSL Summer of Change – learn how to be well, create a positive mindset and develop a toolkit for action that will support you to thrive in life! Connect with a global diverse group of young people who like you want change in their lives and want a brighter more sustainable future for all. 

  • Age Eligibility | 11 to 17 years-old (you will be allocated in Junior 11-14 year-old teams or Senior 15-17 year-old teams)
  • Duration | 5 days of live interactive virtual sessions followed by 30 days of action
  • Dates for the GSL World Catalysts | 12th-16th July OR 26th-30th July 2021 – attend either morning or afternoon cohort to fit your time zone (please see a more detailed breakdown of timings below)
  • Cost | £220 – includes the 5 Day GSL World Catalyst Course, access to GSL Hive Community Hub & Celebration Event

The GSL Summer Catalyst World Catalysts are designed by Future Foundations

Teacher Q&A Webinar

  • 8:00AM UK Time (BST) – Thursday 27th May 2021
  • 3:00PM UK TIme (BST) – Thursday 27th May 2021

Teacher, Student & Parent Q&A Webinar

  • 8:00AM UK Time (BST) – Thursday 2nd June 2021
  • 3:00PM UK TIme (BST) – Thursday 2nd June 2021

Young People & Parent Q&A Webinar

  • 8:00AM UK Time (BST) – Thursday 3rd June 2021
  • 3:00PM UK TIme (BST) – Thursday 3rd June 2021

You do not need to register to attend. Just visit this page 15 minutes before the webinar begins to access the Zoom link. If you would like to register for the programme please use the buttons below.

Frequently Asked Questions

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GSL World Catalyst

It’s important that you know what you are signing up to take part in!

This programme involves live online interactive sessions lead by a GSL coach (this is the Catalyst course). You will be able to use your camera and microphone to engage with your coach and students.

The course is followed by an independent social challenge of your choice. You will be supported to complete your challenge over a period of 30-days. 

There are no tests to complete the programme (phew!) or to participate in the programme. You will through have all the content in English.  

As part of the programme, you will have live online sessions lead by a GSL coach, and with other participants joining from different countries. Please be aware that we will be using Zoom for live online sessions.

You will have been allocated one of the below session times for the three-days based on your time zone:

08:00 to 11:45 UK Time 

or

15:00 to 18:45 UK Time

Please make sure you attend the full slot we have allocated – just in case we have to change the start slightly. 

 

In order to gain the most of your online learning experience, we recommend you participate in the discussions. Please if possible have your camera and microphone switched on when you go to breakout rooms. Our facilitators will tell you when to get ready for discussions. Please note, some of the sessions will be focused on how to launch and develop successful projects; gaining greater impact in your community; and topical debates which will help with your communication and persuasive skills. There will be other topics of discussion based on the requests we receive, for example an informal forum may be set up to for participants to connect with their global peers and exchange shared interests around similar SDG goals and community projects they are currently involved with. 

The programme is all in English, and we do not provide translations of the materials.  Hopefully in the future we will be able to release a programme that is suitable for a variety of levels of English. 

We would suggest that you need to have a CEFR level (Common European Framework of Reference) of B2 or above (C1/ C2) to join this programme. 

We do not ask you to do a test to show your level, so please be aware that this is important you are sure you are happy!  If you are concerned about this, please get in touch with our team before you register. 

There are some free online tests if you want to check your level. 

We will not record sessions as a default as the live sessions are made to be interactive and involve all participants. 
In exceptional circumstances, we can discuss the possibility of recording a live session depending on the content and gaining additional consent from parents. Please note, we will need adequate notice if you need to miss an online session.

All materials will be accessible on the online learning platform. As such, you will need access to the internet as well as a webcam for live sessions. Please note, these materials must not be shared with your friends, classmates and teachers.

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