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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 [...]

2 March 2021

#andshecycles: Focus Group Volunteers Needed

2021-03-02T14:51:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Travel is currently looking for student volunteers in any kind of secondary school in Ireland to take part in online focus groups as part of our #andshecycles campaign. Please contact Robert, our Secondary Schools Development Officer at if you think your school/students would be interested.  About the #andshecycles focus groups: This research is being carried [...]

26 February 2021

Siúlóid Nádúir an Earraigh le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge

2021-02-26T15:04:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Tá Scoileanna Glasa ag tabhairt cuireadh do ghach dalta, tuismitheoir agus múinteoir sa chlár Scoileanna Glasa dul ar siúlóid nádúir an Earraigh chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh ó 1ú do 17ú de Mhárta. Ar an siúlóid seo ba mhaith linn go ndéanfá Tóraíocht Taisce an Earraigh. Ansin tóg grianghraf den Chomhartha Earraigh agus cuir suas [...]

19 February 2021


2021-02-19T14:38:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are introducing a new initiative for schools working on their Travel theme right now: WOWs for Wellness aka #wowsforwellness. We are inviting schools to participate in WOWs for Wellness. As part of each week’s work on the Travel theme, we are asking schools to encourage their students to get out for a Walk [...]

5 February 2021

Application Deadline and New Forms

2021-04-14T08:51:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We hope that all Green-Schools Coordinators, teachers, SNAs, principals and other school staff are well and managing the challenges of home schooling and remote learning. We know that you have a lot to think about at the moment and we understand that schools are not in a position to continue the Green-Schools Programme in [...]

4 February 2021

Clean Air Week Poetry Competition Winners Announced

2021-04-29T13:40:39+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Josh Oyiki, a third year student from Athlone Community College and Nicholas Kirby, a fourth class student from Scoil Realt na Mara, Kerry were chosen as the winners of the inaugural Green-Schools Clean Air Week Poetry Competition. Their poems, Differing Similarity and A Thought and Feeling, were chosen by judge Sasha Terfous from a pool [...]

26 January 2021

Marine Creative Writing Competition 2021

2021-02-02T09:31:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools are delighted to announce our first ever National Marine Creative Writing Competition. The competition offers an opportunity for primary school students working towards (or previously awarded) their flag for Global Citizenship: Marine Environment, to explore the ocean through a short story or poem.   Categories There will be three age categories for entries:   1st & [...]

19 January 2021

Green-Schools Stay Home: January 2021

2021-01-27T12:08:29+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our Green-Schools Stay Home Resources are now available at the Green-Schools Projects Page. We hope our resources are useful for teachers, parents and students who wish to supplement remote teaching lessons or complete activities at home. We have also added a Green-Schools Quiz section, which can be found at our Green-Schools Quizzes Page The [...]

17 December 2020

Christmas Closing Dates

2021-01-19T21:21:02+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools office is closed from Wednesday December 23 until January 3rd, inclusive. We wish all of our schools: the students, teachers, principals, SNAs, administrative staff, caretakers, parents and your wider school communities a happy and peaceful break over the festive season. If you need to contact us you can do so by clicking here. [...]

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