3 April 2017

Free Halfords Gear-UP Workshops

By |Travel theme|

Green-Schools is delighted to be teaming up with Halfords once again to roll out their Gear-UP workshops to schools who are currently taking part in the Travel theme or have been awarded the Green Flag for Travel. These workshops will complement the activities your Green-Schools Travel Officer does with your school and will allow students to [...]

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 [...]

9 March 2017

National Scoot to School Week 2017

By |Travel theme|

Our annual scooting-to-school celebration is back! Now in its third year, National Scoot to School Week takes place from March 20th to 24th with the main event, National S.O.W. Day (Scoot on Wednesdays / Weekdays), on March 22nd. We're asking students to jump aboard their scooters to enjoy the benefits of fresh air and activity on the [...]

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 [...]

26 January 2017

Green-Schools supports Love 30

By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

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!

By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

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 [...]

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)

20 December 2016

Happy Christmas from Green-Schools

By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools office will close on Thursday, December 22nd and reopen on January 3, 2017. All order enquiries sent through the Green-Schools shop during the break will be processed following reopening in January. We would like to wish all of our participating schools: the students, teachers, support staff and members of the wider community a very [...]