Final Round Guidelines

1. Identification Slip

  • Any applicants who have successfully completed the final round registration (fee payment) can access their Identification Slips.
  • Identification Slip is a ticket of admission which proves your qualification for the final round with your individual date and time for the final round competition.
  • If you participate in both sectors (Speech and Essay), please bring your slips for each sector. The Registration No. written in the slip will be used as your ID.
  • The slip includes individual GLEC Registration No., Date/Time, and Zoom URL.
  • Exam Date and Time cannot be changed manually. Enter Zoom room at your designated Entrance Time, and follow the guidance of the GLEC Secretariat. Being late or absent will affect your score.

2. Final Round Notice

  1. All awardees will be eligible to participate in the Global GLEC Conference (GGC). GGC consists of UN Briefing, Global Agenda Debate, UN Career Development, Cultural Exchange, Group/Individual Presentation, etc. For detailed programs, please refer to [Global GLEC Conference (click)].
  2. Make sure to print out the Identification Slip (Admission Ticket) with your individual Registration No. for the identification procedure. If any of your personal details have errors, please contact glec@hopetofuture.org timely.
  3. The entire process of the Global Leadership English Challenge will be held online. Participants must prepare an internet connection, personal computer with a camera, microphone, and speaker (Both Speech and Essay participants).
  4. You must participate in the contest using a computer with a camera and a working microphone. Do not attempt using a tablet or a mobile phone.
  5. Be seated and record the video with a plain background behind you.
  6. Check the lighting in the room to ensure that your face is clearly visible.
  7. Plagiarism, surfing the internet, using shortcuts and operating system functions like Ctrl+V, Ctrl+Alt+Del, Alt+Tab, Print Screen etc. are strictly prohibited.
  8. As part of a monitoring and further examination, the entire contest procedure will be recorded. All participants are considered to consent to the video/audio recordings and the use of recordings being used by the GLEC Secretariat. The use of recordings may include: supervision, examination, edit, website post, etc.
  9. We consider the following to be acts of dishonesty. If we discover that you have engaged in any of the following while participating in the contest, your results will be invalidated.
    • Opening another webpage or browsing another website
    • Using notes, smartphones or other materials
    • Talking on the phone or to other people
    • Someone other than you takes any portion of the contest
    • Someone else is in the room while you are taking the contest
    • Other dishonest acts

3. Speech Guidelines


Note
Time Limit

Elementary School Track (Grade 4-5): 3 minutes

Middle School Track (Grade 6-8): 4 minutes

High School Track (Grade 9-12): 4 minutes

University Track: 5 minutes

Process

Zoom Test Meeting (click)

1. Enter Zoom at the individual contest date and time as given on the individual ID slip.
2. Wait in the "Waiting Room" until your turn.

3. Each participant’s name will be chosen randomly and will be asked to move to a "Speech Room." He or she will be automatically moved to a Zoom breakout room by GLEC Secretariat.
4. Present speech within the time limit. (No PPT allowed)
5. Automatically removed from the Zoom room.

※ Speech content should be equivalent to the script file submitted in the preliminary round. Only minor changes of words are allowed, and any other difference between the script and speech will be considered as a lack of effort for memorizing.
※  After the presentation, further questions related to the speech may be asked by the UN expert or the native professor. The Q&A session is also evaluated.


4. Essay Guidelines


Note
Word Limit

500~700 words (Only topic-relevant content will be counted.)

Process

Zoom Test Meeting (click)

1. Enter Zoom at the individual contest date and time as given on the individual ID slip.
2. Wait in the Zoom "Waiting Room" until everyone changes their name to "Registration No._Name."
3. Each participant will be moved to a Zoom breakout room for Essay orientation.
4. URL for the final round platform will be shared through a Zoom chat.
5. Move to a final round platform.
6. Check your track appeared on the page and submit your essay within the given time limit (50 min.).

* Plagiarism, surfing the internet, using the shortcuts and operating system functions like Ctrl+V, Ctrl+Alt+Del, Alt+Tab, Print Screen etc. are strictly prohibited.

* If we discover any acts of dishonesty, your results will be invalidated. Find more details on the Guidelines.