The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting your school to take part in the BIG TRAVEL Challenge this February by promoting a sustainable mode of transport of your choice for 10 days during the month. This is the third year of the BIG TRAVEL Challenge; last year Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington won the overall prize and were named [...]
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)
Nature artist Gordon D’Arcy launched the Green-Schools Travel poster display at Loughrea Library on Tuesday, November 22. Gordon delivered an art workshop on migratory animals to over 30 students from schools working on the Green-Schools Travel theme: Attymon N.S., Kiltullagh N.S., Kiltartan N.S. and Bullaun N.S. Posters on display from the schools depicted sustainable modes of [...]
Parents, teachers and students from nine Galway City and Oranmore schools were invited to a celebration hosted by An Taisce Green-Schools in the G Hotel on Wednesday, November 23. The schools took part in a Green-Schools Travel Maintenance Pilot Project which focused on schools who had previously achieved the coveted Green Flag award for sustainable [...]
The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is currently seeking candidates for the following two positions: Green-Schools Biodiversity Officer (Maternity Cover) and Green-Schools Officer (Maternity Cover). Download job specifications and application forms (in pdf and word) below. Green-Schools Biodiversity Officer (Maternity Cover) Job specification Application Form (MS Word) Application Form (pdf) Green-Schools Officer (Maternity Cover) [...]
The Green-Schools October Ezine is out now! News stories this month include updates on the new Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme; the launch of the Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme in Ireland; the forthcoming Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting and more! You can read the ezine here and sign up for future editions on our homepage.
Download our new infographic and share your great work this year on the Green-Schools programme this year. The infographic is also available in PDF.
The application deadlines for the coming academic year are: First Green Flag Award (Litter & Waste theme): Friday, December 2, 2016 Second and subsequent Green Flag Awards (Renewal applications): Friday, March 24, 2017 If you have any issues please contact us for more information!
Green-Schools is calling on all of our schools to take part in the World’s Largest Lesson during the week beginning 18th September 2016 . In September 2015 World Leaders committed to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development: 17 goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years. The World's Largest Lesson is a resource for schools [...]
Last September three parents from Ballybane, Galway decided to start walking their children to school. A few mornings each week they would meet at Ballybane church and walk towards Holy Trinity National school in Mervue. Students chatted, parents got to know each other and there was less congestion outside the school. As the months went [...]