Young Leaders offers a challenging and modern approach to developing not only students’ language abilities but their confidence and leadership potential as well. Centred round a weekly themed project, the syllabus comprises theory lessons, interactive lectures, project research and real-life case studies provide a stimulating and varied learning experience. Young Leaders Learning Techniques:
Interactive Lectures: Presented by engaging students in short group tasks and lecturer Q&A.
Workshops: Used to develop negotiation, buying & selling, public speaking, leadership and time management skills.
Case Studies: Analysing real-life material to develop research and presentation skills.
Theory Lessons: Lessons created to develop specific subject knowledge, delivered in small classes of up to 11 students.
Group Projects: Centred around current world events to offer the opportunity to put leadership, delegation and teamwork into action.
Debate Club: Topics correspond to the weekly theme, focusing on critical thinking, constructing reasoned arguments and effective communication.
Each week follows a different ‘theme’ to structure the academic elements of the course around. Students will be allocated a theme to follow depending on the weeks they are on the course:
Week 1 (30 June – 07 July): Journalism or United Nations
Week 2 (07 – 14 July): Journalism or United Nations
Week 3 (14 – 21 July): Business or Politics
Week 4 (21 – 28 July): Business or Politics
Week 5 (28 July – 04 August): Law