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26 November 2021

Twelve Climate Ambassadors Awarded for Outstanding Achievement in 2021

2021-11-26T11:52:13+00:00By |Uncategorized|

An Taisce’s Environmental Education Unit announced twelve Climate Ambassador Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Thursday 25th November, 2021. The awards are an annual opportunity for Climate Ambassadors to connect and reflect, as we recognise and celebrate their fantastic achievements. Initially due to take place in Dublin, the ceremony shifted online due to current covid [...]

26 November 2021

Global Goals Advent Calendar

2021-11-28T20:37:19+00:00By |Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

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

10 November 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Awards Celebrate exceptional students

2021-11-10T15:47:08+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Thursday, November 4, 2021: Cycling in Ireland is “a boy’s thing” according to research conducted by the Green-Schools Programme of An Taisce as part of its #andshecycles Campaign. Speaking at the inaugural #andshecycles Ambassador Awards in Dublin, researcher Robert Egan presented the findings of Green-Schools’ research into the uptake of cycling among young women, [...]

20 October 2021

Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021

2021-11-05T15:11:27+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

How do you want our seas and oceans to be used in the future? Tell us by entering our poster and/or 3d model competition. We are delighted to launch the Green-Schools ‘Our Ocean, Our Plan’ Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021. This competition will be open to Primary and Secondary Schools working on the Global [...]

18 October 2021

Green-Schools and Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Mini-Campaign

2021-10-18T09:06:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Take action on litter and waste in your school and local community and join thousands of other around the globe in the Litter Less Mini-Campaign this month! From October 18th – 12th November, we invite your school to engage in seven daily actions to help the planet! There will be video clips to watch, easy investigations and activities – like [...]

17 October 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Programme open to applicants

2021-10-17T19:46:03+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Across Ireland, data shows that just one in every 250 teenage girls cycle to school every day. The #andshecycles campaign was developed to explore, understand and address barriers to cycling for teenage girls. Emerging from the #andshecycles research, it is clear that cycling for girls is not nearly as accessible as cycling for boys. [...]

14 October 2021

Let’s Fix Fashion

2021-11-24T14:49:14+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are delighted to launch our exciting new project Green-Schools Let’s Fix Fashion.  This project is open to secondary schools working on the Global Citizenship themes and deals new with a topic that is close to many teenagers' hearts: fashion. We want to raise awareness of the devastating impacts of the fashion industry and to encourage [...]

5 October 2021

Seminars 2021/2022: Online

2021-11-18T12:14:00+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome to the 2021/2022 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 [...]

17 September 2021

Green-Schools 2021/2022: Deadlines & Information

2021-10-12T13:29:29+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 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 [...]

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