Judging and rules
The essays are judged for originality and creativity in all formats, and the potential to contribute to a constructive international debate.
Unique and well-argued perspectives score highly. Please refrain from copying and pasting non-original material.
An international judging panel of sustainability experts and educationalists will select the winning entries for each age category.
Registration opens for Teacher Champions/Schools to participate in the TSL 2019 Essay Competition.
20 December 2018
Deadline for submissions (with the exception of BC partner schools)
15 February 2019
Announcement of international essay competition awardees – Finalists (Top 10%) and Honourable Mentions (Top 33%). Awardees from BC partner schools to follow in May 2019.
31 May 2019
Registration deadline to attend the 2019 Schools Debates (registration is compulsory for all attendees).
All students and teachers who submit an essay (or Schools Sustainability Challenge video) are welcome to attend.
8-12 July 2019
International Schools Debates & Awards, Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.