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The Future Political Leader Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online

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Internship Overview

The Future Political Leader Programme takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration of the world of politics. The programme gives you an interactive experience led by range of professionals in politics including Civil Servants, professionals in international politics and NGOs. These experts will guide you through exciting simulations, including steering the UK through a simulated crisis, and responding to an unfolding incident on the world stage.

You will also be coached on how to become a top political leader, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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Internship Highlights

Experience Political Leadership in the UK and Worldwide:

  • An immersive experience in politics and a taste of balancing different priorities under pressure
  • Take on the role of a government minister managing a political crisis at home
  • Decide how to respond to a growing conflict abroad and see how your decisions influence other countries.

    Develop Your Skills with Expert Coaching:

    • Meet successful political leaders and ask them all your burning questions. Receive coaching on a how to get into the top political organisations
    • Develop, teamwork, cooperation and negotiation skills and consider the impacts of foreign policy in other nations 
    • Valuable work experience even before you turn 16


      Programme Fee, Format & Options

      This programme will take place online, delivered LIVE by top professionals, with opportunities for you to interact and ask questions

      Programme Fee:

      £65/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.



      1.30pmThe World of Domestic Politics

      - Domestic Politics and creating change
      - The reality of life in politics
      - The skills of successful MPs and Ministers

      2.00pmStep into the World of a Government Minister

      - Respond to an unfolding political crisis in the UK
      - Consider your priorities and decide how to respond
      - How will you ensure the needs of different citizens are met?

      2.30pmThe World of International Politics

      - Introduction to international relations and cooperation
      - How organisations like the UN work together across international borders

      2.45pmEnter the Foreign Office

      - Step into a real-world international conflict
      - Make foreign policy decisions that will impact how the conflict unfolds

      3.45pmCareer Coaching and Panel Q&A

      - Interactive session dedicated to your journey to becoming a top political leader. Detailed advice on:
      - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
      - Extra-curricular activity choices
      - Getting involved in politics starting now
      - Staying informed and finding your passion
      - Career path options for the political leaders of the future


      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Dates & Locations

      Live Online:

      24th January 2021

      You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

      Who Can Attend

      The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

      You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

      There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

      No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

      COVID-19 Group

      This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.


      If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.

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