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Become a Teacher Champion
Teacher Champions represent their school or college and submit all student essays. Students can participate in one of two age categories: 7-11 years or 12-18 years. The 2024 competition is open now. The deadline to register and submit entries is 18th Jan 2024.Register as a Teacher Champion
Study the brief
Every year the competition focuses on a different global sustainability challenge. This year’s theme is NATURE -BASED SOLUTIONS.
The 2024 Essay Competition is now OPEN!See the brief
The Finalist and Honourable Mention essay results will be announced on our website on the 14th March 2024.
The top entries either receive Finalist (top 10%) or Honourable Mention (top 10-33%) award certificates. The overall Grand Prize Winner, and top ten finalists in each category, will be officially announced at the International Student Debates and Awards in Summer 2024.Judging criteria
The 2024 International Students Debates on NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS will take place online in Summer 2024 (dates TBC).Learn more
08 September 2023
TSL 2024 Essay Competition Launch – NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS. Registration open for Teacher Champions/Schools to participate in TSL 2024 Essay Competition.
18 January 2024
Final deadline for essay entries.
14 March 2024
Announcement of International Essay Competition Finalists & Honourable Mentions on TSL websites.
18 April 2024
Top Ten Finalists from Primary and Secondary categories notified via Teacher Champion.
Invitations to participate in the International Student Debates sent to eligible students via their Teacher Champion.
14 March - 31 July 2024
International Schools Debate & Awards (online) Dates TBC.