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8 September 2022

Teacher Seminars 2022

2022-09-13T11:10:46+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome to the 2022/2023 Academic Year Seminars for Green-Schools. We are looking forward to meeting Green-Schools Coordinators from all around the country at our online seminars this term. To book into a seminar: Find your county/area from the list below Click on the link to register for your theme's seminar and take note of [...]

7 September 2022

Neat Streets Programme opens 2022/2023 Registration

2022-09-07T14:22:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Neat Streets is Ireland’s #1 Anti-Litter and Waste Prevention Programme for Secondary Schools. Neat Streets supports the Green-Schools programme and works with schools to help tackle litter and waste. On record, 90% of all participating schools go on to achieve the green flag status. The programme is divided up into several primary stages over the [...]

2 September 2022

Speed Survey Finds 38% Of Motorists Exceed Limit Outside Schools

2022-09-02T08:45:00+00:00By |Travel theme|

A new speed limit report by the Green-Schools Programme has revealed that 38% of people driving cars and other vehicles exceed the speed limit outside schools. Conducted in late 2021 by Green-Schools Travel Officers the report, Speedweek 2021, recorded the speed of 7449 vehicles in the vicinity of schools during a weeklong period. As students [...]

8 July 2022

2022/2023 Academic Year Application Deadlines

2022-07-08T11:53:06+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer break! We are really looking forward to the 2022/2023 academic 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 Green Flag Award this year the application deadline for all schools renewing [...]

3 June 2022

Green-Schools Biodiversity Week 2022

2022-06-03T13:22:39+00:00By |Biodiversity|

The Green-Schools Biodiversity Team is delighted to invite you to a week-long celebration of biodiversity, taking place from Monday 23rd May to Friday 27th May. We have an exciting line-up of talks, presentations, discussions, and activities, taking place.  Scroll down to access videos for all age groups, and activities.   The Live Talks The Live [...]

3 June 2022

World Oceans Day

2022-06-03T13:04:17+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

On Wednesday June 8, join us at Green-Schools as we celebrate World Oceans Day.  World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity for people across the globe to celebrate the ocean that connects us all! Then aim of the day is to increase awareness of our oceans, highlight the vital role they play, and to inspire [...]

3 June 2022

#ProtectOurDunes Campaign and Resource

2022-06-03T11:13:19+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

#ProtectOurDunes is a public campaign highlighting the importance of coastal sand dunes in Ireland. They provide protection from ocean storms surges and high seas and are important for biodiversity. Did you know the common lizard, Ireland’s only reptile, can often be found in sand dunes?  Unfortunately, our interaction with dunes can result in erosion [...]

3 June 2022

Water Conservation Photo Competition 2022 

2022-06-15T11:10:58+00:00By |Water theme|

**Deadline extended for entries until Friday, June 24th** Green-Schools are excited to announce our 2022 “Water Conservation” photo competition in partnership with Irish Water. Water is our most valuable resource but, during the drier summer months, water levels can often become low and even when it rains again it can take a long time [...]

2 June 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition Winners

2022-06-02T11:39:50+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Travel theme|

We are delighted to announce the winners of our inaugural Freedom Machine Comic Book Competition, which celebrated Bike Week 2022. We were delighted by the number of entries received and the very high quality displayed by all entrants! We look forward to running this competition again next year for Bike Week 2023. The winners [...]

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