Trust for Sustainable Living

About the 2023 International Student Essay Competition

“How can young people be better supported to thrive in green jobs?”

We asked students’ to share their views on how they feel they can be better supported to succeed in the green jobs market, and they didn’t disappoint!

We received 1,215 essay entries, from 227 schools in 65 different countries! Check out the Finalists and Honourable Mentions on our Winners page.

Key ideas included:

Certificates are available now for Teacher Champions to download from our Certificates Portal.

What next? Why not join with other schools in your area and organise a Regional or Country Debate to encourage further exploration and discussion on the topic of Green Jobs?

Our International Student Debates will take place online on June 7 & 8.

The prizes

One overall Grand Prize trophy winner will receive a free international trip to a TSL Summit, including £500 spending money. The Top 10 essay medallists will receive eco-friendly e-medals with redeemable gift tokens. All participating Teacher Champions, Essay Finalists & Honourable Mentions, and International Debate participants, will receive personalised e-certificates.

The 2023 competition is now closed

Key dates