What is a Group Leader?

‘Group Leader’ is a term used by YLEUK members to refer to an adult who accompanies a group of students travelling to the UK on study programmes. Group Leaders play a very important role in the success of study programmes in the UK. The information provided here is aimed at giving general information which may help companies / schools looking to appoint someone to be a Group Leader, or individuals who are thinking of taking up the role of Group Leader. However, different schools have different requirements of their group leaders, depending on the age of the students and what type of centre it is. Therefore, it is important to obtain clear guidelines / instructions from the schools.