Inspired by Malala’s words, we would love you to use your words to show how the world can be a better place. This could be about climate change, helping the environment, how we treat one another, equality – whichever area you are most concerned about, or would most like to see change.
- Use a language (or languages) other than English to show your ideas, hopes or even advice for our world.
- It can be in any written format, for example a poem, an essay, a cartoon – be creative!
- There is no minimum or maximum number of words!
- Judging categories: P1-4, P5-7, S1-3 and S4-6.
- Individual or group entries are welcome.
- Entries will be judged on language use, content and creativity.
- Closing date: Friday 24 March 2023.
- Winners will be announced at an online event on Tuesday 25 April to tie in with Earth Day, observed on 22 April each year.
- Entries can be emailed by teachers to email@example.com with Words for the World in the email subject line.
- A submission form and signed consent form should be uploaded for each entry.
- Each entry must:
- include a completed submission form
- include a completed consent form
- be in a written format (videos may be submitted for BSL only)
- conform to the copyright guidelines
- state the school name, pupil name and age category in its file name.
- include a translation if the language is not usually taught within schools
- Teachers should include one completed teacher submission form detailing all entries from their school.
We look forward to seeing your entries!
**Please note, the 2022-23 competition is now closed. Winning, highly commended and all finalist entries can now be viewed on our Words for the World 2022-23 awards page.**
For further inspiration visit the Words for the World awards page for the 2021 competition.
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