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Student Council

Primary & Secondary
GSA Student Council

There are two separate councils designed for age appropriate activities.  

GSA Primary Student Council  – Zoom meetings only, accompanied by their teachers 

GSA Secondary Student Council – Zoom meetings & access to secure group on GSA platform 

  • Support the GSA Student Council.
  • Create a constitution for the GSA Student Council.
  • Recruit new members for the GSA Student Council.
  • Unite with students from different countries and cultures to work as a team!
  • Publish articles and discussions.
  • Take part in a termly Video Conferences.
  • Devise and lead Global School Alliance student projects.
  • Set up elections to recruit a new president and council in 2022.
  • Help to shape GSA student awareness of the necessary skills to thrive in the 21st  century.

Primary Student Council

Members of the Global School Alliance are invited to sign up for their students to join the new GSA PRIMARY Student Council. This is intended for students who are in infant or junior schools – and no older than 11 years of age. 

The purpose of the GSA Primary School Council is to allow primary students the opportunity to meet each other to discuss global topics of interest, collaborate on joint projects and celebrate special events. 

Initially, primary student council representatives will attend Zoom meetings, accompanied by their teachers.  

Primary Student Council meetings will take place at 8.30 UK time and last 60 minutes. The structure of the meetings will be determined by the Student Council President and their committee. A maximum of ten students per school may attend Student Council Zoom meetings accompanied by a teacher. Generally topics will be posted before the meetings to allow members so do some research and preparation. The Student Council welcomes comments and suggestions from members. 

Read safeguarding, code of conduct and constitution guidelines:

Mealea, President and Co-Founder of the Student Council

Mealea is a tenth grader at the Liger Leadership Academy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She was born and raised in Phnom Penh with family. Mealea has a variety of interests including athletics, debate and public speaking.

Mealea recently participated in a college-level Model UN for ASEAN countries as a delegate of Thailand. As a change agent, Mealea hopes to change Cambodia by empowering women to join STEM-related industries.

Watch Mealea's introduction

Schedule of Primary Student Council Meetings 2021-2022 

Primary Student Council meetings will take place at 8.30 UK time and last 60 minutes. The structure of the meetings will be determined by the Student Council President and their committee. A maximum of ten students per school may attend Student Council Zoom meetings accompanied by a teacher. Generally topics will be posted before the meetings to allow members so do some research and preparation. The Student Council welcomes comments and suggestions from members. 

Join the Primary Council

Secondary Student Council

Secondary members of the Global School Alliance are invited to sign up their students to join the new GSA Secondary Student Council. This is intended for students who are at secondary school – so 11 years old upwards. Secondary students can be registered to use a specially protected group on the GSA platform where they can collaborate together on projects and take part in termly GSA Student Council Conferences.   

What the Secondary School Council is set up to do.

The inaugural President and Co-Founder is Mealea, an eleventh grader at the Liger Leadership Academy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

She is looking for students in schools around the world to join her in:

  • Establishing the GSA Secondary Student Council.
  • Recruiting new members for the GSA Secondary Student Council.
  • Bringing secondary students from different countries and cultures to work as a team!
  • Publishing articles and discussions.
  • Taking part in termly GSA Student Council Conferences.
  • Devising and leading Global School Alliance student projects.
  • Setting up elections to recruit a new president and council in 2022.

Help to shape GSA student awareness of the necessary skills to thrive in the 21st  century.

How to enrol your secondary students into the GSA Student Council Group

Please complete the form below to register your interest.

Then we will ask you to send us the students’ first and second names (only their first names will be displayed online). There should be no more than 20 names per school. If you include their nationality we can also display their national flag on the website. 

What can Secondary Students do on the GSA Student Council Group?

Secondary students may be enrolled to participate within a special group that has been set up on the Global School Alliance platform. This is a controlled area in which ONLY students and teachers (from their schools) may interact. 

Secondary students cannot message or contribute to other groups within the Global School Alliance platform other than their own.

Within the Secondary Student Council Group – student members can:

  • take part in discussions
  • upload photos or videos within albums
  • upload or download documents
  • send and receive messages from other secondary student council members.

Student members can choose to block messages from other members if they want to – and advise their teachers if they need any support or assistance. Students can also ‘Report’ discussion posts if they think they are inappropriate.

Safeguarding

Teachers should regularly log on to the student council group to monitor the behaviour of their students and report any inappropriate conduct to GSA staff. They can choose to be advised of any new posts to the group. 

Students who behave inappropriately may be temporarily or permanently removed from the GSA community if necessary. 

Students and teachers are subject the GSA ‘Code of Conduct’, ‘Safeguarding Policy’ & ‘Photography & Video’ policy. Copies of these policies are available on the GSA website and platform. 

Illegal acts or offences of any kind will be reported to the appropriate authorities as well as the police. 

Read our safeguarding policies:

Schedule of Secondary Student Council Meetings 2021-2022 

Secondary Student Council meetings will take place at 8.30 UK time and last 60 minutes. The structure of the meetings will be determined by the Student Council President and their committee. Generally topics will be posted before the meetings to allow members so do some research and preparation. The Student Council welcomes comments and suggestions from members. 

Join the Secondary Council

Meet our President

Register Here

Register your school to join the Student Council below: