Award-winning Songstress Becca, award-winning actress Jackie Appiah and great music sensations Kidi, Kuame Eugene and Kwesi Arthur, will over the next few months, champion the cause of promoting the competition in Ghanaian schools in order to get more students to take part in it. With thunderous shouts and applause, the ambassadors wowed students of GIS, Roman Ridge, La Wireless, Hydeson and the Akropong school of the blind during a short but impressive unveiling ceremony held at the British Council in Accra. In selecting the Ambassadors, Mr Apea said the RCS considered celebrities who can be worthy role models for the kids taking part in both the junior and senior competition. Over the next few months, the ambassadors will tour most of the schools in Ghana to drive home the need for reading, writing and taking part in the competition.
Entries will be disqualified if they fail to meet any of the following requirements: The competition is open to nationals or residents of all Commonwealth countries and territories.
Entrants must select a Senior or Junior topic depending on their age on 1st May Senior entrants must be born between 2nd June and 1st June and Junior entrants must be born after 31st May under 14 years of age. The maximum word counts are 1, words for Senior entries and words for Junior entries.
Entries must be written in English. Only one essay per entrant is allowed. Every year a number of students are disqualified because they are suspected of plagiarism. By entering the competition, you agree that your name, email, school and essay may be sent to your local RCS branch.
Essays can only be uploaded as a Microsoft Word document. The RCS suggests that entrants retain a copy of their original work as submitted copies will not be returned. Winners and Runners-up of the pan-Commonwealth competition will have their full names, schools, essays and photographs displayed on the RCS website and social media channels.
Value of Award Prizes have traditionally been awarded only to the first prize winners in the Senior and Junior categories and also vary year by year.
All entrants receive a Certificate of Participation and one Winner and Runner-up from the Senior and Junior categories will win a trip to London for a week-long series of educational and cultural events.
For more information, please visit; https:Deadline: 1 June Open to all Commonwealth citizens aged under 18, the Commonwealth essay competition offers young people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to make their voices heard on a global platform, to engage with issues important to them and to express their aspirations for the future.
A young Pakistani student won an essay competition organised by the British Royal Commonwealth Society, Express News reported on Sunday.
The short story, Hues of Red, penned by Zahra Hussain. The essay competition is a way of encouraging young people to take an interest in the Commonwealth family of nations with which Gibraltar is proud to be associated. I want to thank my colleague Professor Cortes and his team for making this possible.”.
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest schools’ international writing competition, managed by The Royal Commonwealth Society since The competition is used by individuals and teachers to build confidence, develop writing skills, support creativity and encourage critical thinking, using literacy to empower.
7 days ago · The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition has officially been opened after a historic launch in Accra by the Duchess of Cornwall and the . The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition March 29, views The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) has a rich history of nurturing the creative talents of young people around the Commonwealth, promoting literacy and expression by celebrating excellence and imagination.