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1 June 2023

Census Results welcomed by Green-Schools and Safe Routes to School Programmes

2023-09-22T09:15:32+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools Travel Programme and Safe Routes to School have welcomed the release of the 2022 Census Summary Results focused on commuting. The headline figures have shown a decrease in car usage for the first time ever for children being driven to school, and a marked increase in the number of teenage boys and girls [...]

25 November 2022

Global Goal Advent Calendar 2022

2023-01-13T10:32:45+00:00By |Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel|

Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the holiday season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around advent season. These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget [...]

6 October 2022

Global Goals Book Club x Climate Action Week

2022-10-06T17:55:09+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our usual Global Goals Book Club has changed this month for Climate Action Week with not one, but FIVE books available for schools to engage with during Climate Action Week (CAW) 2022. This year Climate Action Week takes place from October 10-16, with one book club pick for each schoolday of the week. Participate [...]

1 October 2022

Green-Schools Water wins at Irish Sponsorship Awards

2022-10-01T13:41:12+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools Water team, Ruth and Caoimhe, were delighted to attend the Irish Sponsorship Awards last Thursday 22nd September, at Clontarf Castle Hotel, alongside representatives from Irish Water. Irish Water was shortlisted for a sponsorship award under the “Best Grass Roots Sponsorship” category, for their support of the Green-Schools Water theme. Green-Schools have partnered with Irish [...]

1 October 2022

#AndSheCycles Ambassador Applications Open

2022-11-09T15:01:35+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

The #andshecycles ambassador campaign focuses on empowering teenage girls to explore, understand and address the cycling gender gap in Ireland. The 2022-2023 ambassadors will take part in a training day encompassing meeting likeminded teenage girls, learning about the campaign and having fun! The ambassadors will leave the training day with actionable steps of how [...]

1 October 2022

Does your school have what it takes to become this year’s Marine Ambassador School? 

2022-11-09T15:02:31+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Marine Ambassador School 2022-2023 Applications have now closed for the Marine Ambassador Programme 2022, applicants will be contact shortly. The role of the Ambassador School is to inspire, educate and be a leading example to other schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme of Green-Schools. This year, we are looking for a motivated [...]

1 October 2022

Marine Film Club

2022-10-01T13:18:02+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Green-Schools are excited to host the first ever in-person Marine Film Club Event! Secondary schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme, or those that have already achieved the flag, are invited to watch an environmental documentary on the big screen in either Castlebar, Mayo, on Tuesday 11th October, or Dublin on Tuesday 18th [...]

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