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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 [...]

9 May 2017

Winners of the Green-Schools Ireland 2040 – Our Plan Poster Competition Announced

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Winners of the ‘Green-Schools Ireland 2040 – Our Plan’ Poster Competition were presented with their prizes by Minister Simon Coveney at an Awards Ceremony at the Custom House, Dublin on Wednesday 3rd May. Over 3,000 students from 255 schools representing every county in Ireland responded to the challenge of creating a poster to share their [...]

4 May 2017

Green-Schools Irish Water Award Winners Announced

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Today at the Green-Schools Water Awards schools from cities and towns across Ireland were recognised for their work on the Water theme of the Green-Schools programme. The awarded schools reduced their water consumption; spread awareness of water conservation and involved their community in the theme. The Green-Schools programme is coordinated by An Taisce’s Environmental Education [...]

24 April 2017

Getting to the Green Flag awards

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Congratulations to the hundreds of schools around the country who received their Green Flag award notification - we can't wait to meet you at our award ceremonies in May. This year Green-Schools are hosting 18 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

7 April 2017

Vacancy: Green-Schools Climate Action Officer

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The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce operates a number of highly successful national and international environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Learning about Forests. Green-Schools is now co-ordinating a National Climate Action & Awareness Programme which will involve raising awareness about the issue [...]

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: [...]

26 January 2017

Green-Schools supports Love 30

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An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme has announced its official support for the Love 30 campaign, which calls on all Local Authorities to introduce more 30km/h zones in urban areas, particularly in the vicinity of schools, in town centres, residential estates, and places of public assembly. Through Green-Schools’ work with schools and communities on the programme’s Travel [...]

19 January 2017

Join the BIG TRAVEL Challenge this February!

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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 [...]