Category: Global Citizenship

Global Citizenship

Category: Global Citizenship

14 August 2017

Academic Year 2017/2018

We're looking forward to getting started on another year of Green-Schools activities soon! In the meantime we have set the dates for applications for the first Green Flag award (Litter & Waste theme) and the deadline for renewal of the Green Flag award (all subsequent themes). Application deadline for Green Flag award (Litter & Waste [...]

12 June 2017

Summer Teacher Training Courses

We are now accepting registrations for this summer's Green-Schools Approved Teacher Training Courses in Dublin and Meath. The courses run from July 3rd - 7th from 9.30am - 2.30pm and attendees qualify for three EPV days following completion. Dublin Course - NOW FULLY BOOKED The Dublin course takes place in the Green-Schools office in Dublin [...]

29 May 2017

The Green-Schools Shop is open!

We are happy to announce that our shop is open. Schools can now purchase Green Flags and our new pennants online. Purchasing a Green Flag or pennant is a two-step process: Complete the form in our shop with your request to purchase a flag or pennant Following approval by Green-Schools you will be sent a [...]

21 March 2017

Guide to the online application forms

A few tips when completing the online forms: Press 'save for later' whenever you want to leave the form, not after each step The Submit button is final: after pressing submit you will no longer be able to access your form Following submission an email is sent automatically to you from gsapplications@eeu.antaisce.org with [...]

6 March 2017

Bike Week Logo Competition

Green-Schools is pleased to invite secondary schools* to take part in the Bike Week Logo Competition. This logo competition is being run in partnership with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Smarter Travel Campus programme. The aim of the competition is for individual students to design a logo which best illustrates the theme: [...]

1 March 2017

Walk for Water this March

By |Water theme, Global Citizenship|

  Wednesday March 22 is World Water Day. World Water Day is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home. You will already be familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (aka Global Goals), launched in 2015, which include [...]

27 January 2017

Ireland 2040 Poster Competition

By |Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship|

Green-Schools across Ireland* are invited to take part in the Green-Schools ‘Ireland 2040 – Our Plan’ Poster Competition which is being run in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. This competition is a great way for students to engage in Step 6: ‘Informing and Involving’ the whole school in your Green-Schools [...]

18 January 2017

Vacancy: Coastal Programmes Officer

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is currently recruiting for the following position: Role: Coastal Programmes Officer - Part-Time (4 days a week) Location: Wexford/Waterford/Wicklow – Home Based Closing date for applications: 12pm, 27th January 2017 Download job description Download application form (Word)

7 December 2016

First Green-Schools Marine Environment conference

By |Global Citizenship|

Students from 17 schools gathered in Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday, December 6, for the first annual Green-Schools Global Citizenship Marine Environment conference. 370 students and their teachers attended and exhibited their work on marine environment awareness at the conference,. where they heard from a variety of speakers on topics including phytoplankton; overfishing; microbeads; and plastic islands. Two [...]

22 November 2016

Coveney launches Green-Schools’ Marine Litter Initiative

By |Global Citizenship|

Mr Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, launched the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme of An Taisce’s Green-Schools Programme on Monday, November 21. Speaking in Crosshaven Co. Cork, at the launch, the Minister described the theme as a ground breaking programme and he called it genuinely "world leading" in terms [...]