Principal's Global Leadership Award
What is this Award about?
The Principal’s Global Leadership Award (PGLA) enables you to learn about leadership from experts in the field and to develop distinctive leadership skills in service to society.
Participation on the Award involves attending workshops, participating in group discussions and completing a reflective assessment.
Applications for the PGLA open on Friday 12th October
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Who is the Award for?
There are two PGLA streams: one stream is for postgraduate taught students; the other stream is for second year undergraduate students.
Twenty second year undergraduates and twenty postgraduate taught students will be admitted on to the Award in January 2019.
What are the aims of this Award?
The aim of the undergraduate PGLA is to develop distinctive leadership skills in service to society, in a global context.
The aim of the postgraduate PGLA is to develop leadership skills by producing insights, critical awareness and conceptual understanding relating to leadership in a global context.
History of the PGLA
The Principal’s Global Leadership Award (PGLA) was introduced to King's in 2015-16 for twenty, second year undergraduates and was a great success.
In its third year, 2017-18, a postgraduate PGLA was introduced alongside the undergraduate PGLA.
Speakers on the PGLA:
Teaching on the award will centre on a series of high-profile speakers, including members of King’s visiting professor community:
President & Principal Ed Byrne
Professor Funmi Olonisakin (Vice President & Vice Principal, International)
Baroness Deborah Bull (Vice President & Vice Principal, London)
Baron David Willetts
Charles Clarke (Former Home Secretary)