Trust for Sustainable Living

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Become a Teacher Champion

Teacher Champions represent their school or college and submit all the student’s essays. Students can participate in one of two age categories: 7-11 years or 12-18 years. The 2023 competition is now closed.

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Study the brief

Every year the competition focuses on a different global sustainability challenge. This year’s theme is GREEN JOBS

The 2023 Essay Competition is now closed.

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Fingers crossed

Essay results will be announced online on the 1st March 2023

The top entries either receive Finalist (top 10%) or Honourable Mention (top 10-33%) award certificates. The overall Grand Prize Winner, and top ten medallists in each category, will be officially announced at the International Student Debates and Awards on 7 & 8 June 2023.

Judging criteria

Student Debates


The 2023 Students Debates on GREEN JOBS will take place as follows: Country Debates in Spring 2023, and online International Student Debates on GREEN JOBS 7 & 8 June 2023.

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The 2023 competition is now closed

Key dates