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17 September 2021

Green-Schools 2021/2022: Deadlines & Information

2021-09-17T19:11:05+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome back to the new academic year. We hope that everyone is settling in well to the new school year. We are really looking forward to the year ahead and have some great initiates and events to share with you over the coming months. Application deadline If your school is due to renew their [...]

2 September 2021

Contacting Green-Schools: Current Issues with Phonelines

2021-09-02T08:55:17+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are experiencing technical issues with our Green-Schools phonelines at present and cannot access voicemails. If you wish to contact us please email us or complete the Contact Form here. We will respond as soon as possible to all queries. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to rectify the issue soon!

2 August 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring : 4 x Green-Schools Roles

2021-08-25T13:57:14+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is currently inviting applications for two positions within the Green-Schools Programme: Green-Schools Secondary Schools Development Officer Green-Schools Travel Officer (Maternity Cover / Monaghan, Cavan, Louth) 2 x Green-Schools Travel Officer (Dublin region and Midlands region) The EEU is the national operator of a number of highly successful [...]

14 July 2021

Bike with your Bestie: #andshecycles Summer Celebration

2021-07-14T11:31:13+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Join Green-Schools, our #andshecycles Ambassadors and besties all over Ireland for a day of celebrating cycling on Thursday, July 22. We want everyone to celebrate the joys of cycling on July 22, especially teenage girls and young people. We will be joined by some of this year’s group of #andshecycles Ambassadors and members of the Green-Schools [...]

13 July 2021

Vacancy: Now hiring – Environmental Education & Administration Officer

2021-08-03T08:25:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (EEU) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to administer and deliver a range of workshops and activities to schools. The EEU operates some of Ireland’s largest and most successful environmental programmes and campaigns in partnership with different stakeholders including; public departments and agencies, private sponsors, schools and [...]

21 June 2021

Green Flag Application Deadline

2021-06-21T08:55:54+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The deadline for all schools to apply for the Green Flag award for the 2020/2021 academic year is this Friday, June 25th. Schools can use our new application system to apply if they have not yet started on an application form, or if your school has already started working on the forms on our website [...]

21 June 2021

Safe Routes to School Projects to Progress in 170 Schools Across The Country

2021-06-21T11:22:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

170 schools have today been notified that they have been selected for inclusion in the first round of the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme to support walking and cycling infrastructure for primary and post-primary schools.  The scheme was announced in March of this year, with 932 schools (representing almost one in four schools in [...]

17 June 2021

International Linking Event: Ireland & Kenya

2021-06-21T09:50:35+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools celebrated the first International Linking Event with our colleagues and friends in Eco-Schools Kenya and Kenya Organisation for Environmental Education (KOEE) today, June 17, 2021. Project The project began in late 2020 with the aim of the co-creation of five workshops on five Global Goals: Goal 5: Gender Equality, Goal 12: Responsible Consumption [...]

10 June 2021

Litter Less Campaign & Competition Winners

2021-06-10T10:41:27+00:00By |Uncategorized, Litter & Waste|

Well done to twenty-two schools who recently completed the Litter Less Campaign! Litter Less is a one-year optional campaign for primary schools working on Litter and Waste or Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste. Participating schools carried out extra litter and waste monitoring, took part in Litter Less Home Challenges and the #LitterLessTogether competition. Students carried out litter [...]

4 June 2021

Green-Schools & SEAI Energy Webinar

2021-06-15T13:33:23+00:00By |Uncategorized|

All schools are invited to the Green-Schools SEAI Energy Webinar which will take place online, on 16th June from 11.15am-12.30pm. During the event we will speak with SEAI Emerging Sustainable Energy Champion Jessica Kelly, a fifth-year student in Loreto Abbey, Dalkey, Co. Dublin & Climate SOS adventure storybook illustrator Alan Nolan will deliver a [...]

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