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Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL) 2021 International School Student Essay Competition

Applications are invited for the TSL 2021 International School Essay Competition and debate awards. The Essay competitio brings international schools children from around the world to provide solutions and share ideas to protect the Earth’s precious biological diversity..

The Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL) 2021 International School Essay Competition is aimed at school students, supported by parents, schools, teacher champions.

Application Deadline

Application for the TSL 2021 International School Essay Competition deadline is December 23, 2020

About TSL 2021 International School Essay Competition

How can we protect biological diversity and stop the 6th mass extinction?

As we reach the end of the UN Decade on Biodiversity (2011-2020), despite encouraging actions being taken worldwide and some success stories, we have failed to meet many of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

The Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL) 2021 International School Essay Competition is still placing huge pressure on biodiversity and seeing continued global biodiversity loss as a result allowing school students to approach the topic in the way they desire theme: How can we protect biological diversity and stop the 6th mass extinction?

This international school essay competition allows submission of essays from students

Award Type: Essay Debate Competition

Prize/Award Values

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 included.

All participating Teacher Champions, Essay Finalists & Honourable Mentions, and International Debate participants, will receive personalised e-certificates.

Requirements For TSL 2021 International School Essay Competition

  • Become a Teacher Champion- register as a teacher champion representing your school
  • Teacher Champions representing a school will submit all the children’s essays. Children can participate in one of two categories – Primary Schools (ages 7-11) or Secondary Schools (ages 11-17).
  • Each student is invited to submit one essay in English, entitled, “How can we protect biological diversity and stop the 6th mass extinction?”

The essay length varies by age as follows:

Primary students (ages 7-11): 400 words

Secondary students (ages 11-17): 600 words
granted exceptions. Applicants from countries such as: the U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, and member states of the European Union will not be accepted

Judging and Rules/Evaluation Criteria

The essays are judged for originality and creativity in all formats – and the potential to contribute to constructive national or international debate.

Unique and well-argued perspectives score highly.

Students are strongly discouraged from copying and pasting non-original material. The same snippets of text tend to reappear again and again from common sources such as Wikipedia, and thus become very obvious to our essay readers!

Each child’s age is taken into account when judging, so that younger children are not at an unfair disadvantage when compared with older children.

An international panel of sustainability experts and educationalists will select the winning entries in each category.

Documentation Required

The application contains the following
sections:
one essay in English, entitled,

How can we protect biological diversity and stop the 6th mass extinction?

The essay length varies by age as follows:

Primary students (ages 7-11): 400 words

Secondary students (ages 11-17): 600 words

How To Apply For The TSL 2021 International School Essay Competition

ENTRY RESOURCES – How can we protect biological diversity and stop the 6th mass extinction?
The web links below can be used as a starting point to begin developing creative responses to this year’s topic.

Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020
World’s Largest Lesson – Introducing the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Need To Apply

Click Here, Visit and Apply For The 2021 Essay competition and Debate Awards For School Students

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