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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. [...]

16 March 2021

Marine Week 2021

2021-04-23T13:39:41+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Green-Schools are excited to launch the first ever Marine Week. This active learning experience will inspire and educate primary and secondary school students working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. Each day, new activities will be uploaded to the Marine Week event page for you and your students to access. There will be interactive talks, art, wellbeing activities, educational videos [...]

9 March 2021

Marine Film Club: Saving Atlantis

2021-03-18T15:25:40+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Following on from the success of its launch, we are delighted to announce the second installment of our Marine Film Club! This exciting event is open to all Secondary Schools working towards the Green Flag Award for Global Citizenship Marine Environment.  From Friday 19th-Thursday 25th March, we will be virtually screening Saving Atlantis, a 2018 documentary that investigates the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations [...]

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