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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

2021-06-04T17:40:53+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 [...]

2 June 2021

Outdoor Classroom Competition Winners

2021-06-02T10:19:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Design Your Ideal Outdoor Classroom Competition. To celebrate the launch of our resource, Outdoor Learning in the School Setting, we asked schools to design their ideal outdoor space for learning with the winning school awarded the installation of a Choill Bheag on their grounds. The past [...]

29 April 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring – 2 x Green-Schools Roles

2021-05-04T15:13:12+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 Administration Assistant Global Citizenship Education Officer The EEU is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Green [...]

16 April 2021

Competition: Design your ideal outdoor classroom

2021-04-28T09:02:10+00:00By |Uncategorized|

To celebrate the launch of our latest resource, Outdoor Learning in the School Setting, we are pleased to bring you a competition to win the installation of a Choill Bheag in your school. The past year has taught us the importance of fresh air and the outdoors in all aspects of our lives and [...]

15 April 2021

Food & Biodiversity Theme Wins at Irish Food Writers Guild Awards

2021-04-15T10:11:33+00:00By |Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

“In a year in which there has been a newfound appreciation for the simple pleasures in life, it is perhaps no coincidence that the winners of the 2021 Irish Food Writers’ Guild (IFWG) Food Awards reflect the basic foundations of Irish food,” said IFWG Chair, Kristin Jensen, who announced this year’s winners today. Now [...]

6 April 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring – 3 x Green-Schools Travel Officers

2021-04-23T13:42:25+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is currently inviting applications for the position of Travel Officer in the following locations: Role 1: Galway City & County Role 2: Limerick & Clare Role 3: Roscommon/Leitrim/Longford The period of employment will run for eighteen months. The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2021-04-23T13:44:34+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are happy to announce a launch of our new resource for Secondary Schools: the Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit. This toolkit aims to discuss moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative and creative thinking. (Click image on right to access the new resource) The resource links to our Travel theme and [...]

18 March 2021

Safe Routes to School Programme Launched

2021-04-06T15:08:21+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Click here to visit the SRTS Information Page Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD and have today launched a new initiative called Safe Routes to School which will support active travel infrastructure for selected schools around the country. [...]

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