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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.Register as a Teacher Champion
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.See the brief
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
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.Learn more
15 September 2022
TSL 2023 Essay Competition Launch – GREEN JOBS.
04 October 2022
Registration opens for Teacher Champions/Schools to participate in TSL 2023 Essay Competition.
11 January 2023
Final deadline for essay entries.
01 March 2023
Announcement of international essay competition Finalists & Honourable Mentions on TSL websites.
22 March 2023
Grand Prize Trophy Winner & Top Ten Medallists notified (confidentially)
01 March - 31 July 2023
07 & 08 June 2023
International Schools Debate & Awards (online)
7th Primary Debates, 8th Secondary Debates