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6 November 2020

Clean Air Week 2020

2020-11-22T20:36:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the second annual Clean Air Week which runs from Monday, November 23 to Friday, November 27 inclusive. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of air pollution and to take action to reduce air pollution at the school gate. Students can make a pledge to #BeatAirPollution [...]

25 November 2019

Green-Schools and November Climate Strike

2020-01-20T16:56:26+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Following the national and international Climate Strikes in September, the Green-Schools programme has been heartened and encouraged by a significant increase in student awareness and participation in climate issues. This has been particularly the case in Green-Schools initiatives like the Water Ambassador Programme and the Climate Ambassador Programme.  Both of these programmes have large numbers [...]

31 October 2019

Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition 2020

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Water theme|

We are pleased to announce our seventh annual Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition! This year's competition's theme is Let's Take Climate Action for Water, which aligns with the theme for World Water Day 2020: Water & Climate Change. This year we have added a new Secondary Schools Video Category, and we're asking individuals or groups [...]

21 October 2019

Mayo Students Have Climate Hope

2019-10-21T15:29:56+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Thursday, October 17: Students from five primary schools and one secondary school gathered in the stunning Visitor Centre of Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park as part of Green-Schools' Climate Action Week, the third annual weeklong celebration of climate solutions in schools across Ireland. Climate Action Week is all about encouraging students, teachers and the wider [...]

21 October 2019

Secondary students assemble to save our seas

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Students from Irish and Northern Irish secondary schools spent Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, October 15 and 16, learning about our seas and oceans at two Green-Schools events in Meath and Dublin as part of Climate Action Week. On Tuesday, Ireland’s first Ocean Assembly for secondary students was held in Ashbourne Community College and [...]

14 October 2019

Climate Action Week launched by students at 2040 screening

2019-10-14T10:55:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Monday, October 14: Students from seven Dublin secondary schools gathered in the IFI Cinema today to launch Green-Schools' Climate Action Week, the third annual weeklong celebration of climate solutions in schools across Ireland. During Climate Action Week, Green-Schools hope to encourage students, teachers and the wider community to have climate conversations and get involved in [...]

11 October 2019

Things to do for Climate Action Week 2019

2020-08-28T10:25:39+00:00By |Uncategorized|

It's Climate Action Week next week! Every Green-Schools theme helps to either mitigate or adapt to climate change in some way and here's some ideas on how your school can get involved... Litter & Waste Zero Waste Lunch Create posters, deliver intercom announcements and present sustainable alternatives to single use plastic at your school assembly [...]

2 October 2019

Vacancies: Green-Schools Travel Officer, Communications Officer & Environmental Education and Administration Officer

2019-10-10T09:02:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce 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 Neat Streets. The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and encourages sustainable travel to school and is the largest programme operated [...]

23 September 2019

#AndSheCycles Video and Six Weeks of Giveaways Launched

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We're very excited to share our campaign video for the #andshecycles campaign: Captioned version: About #andshecycles In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. Green-Schools launched its latest campaign ‘#andshecycles’ on Thursday September 19, in the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin. #andshecycles focuses on encouraging young [...]

22 September 2019

Green-Schools Seminars 2019/2020

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Welcome back to the new Green-Schools year! Every year, in partnership with local authorities, we host seminars for teachers in locations across the country. These one-hour seminars are focused on introducing teachers to new Green-Schools themes and are a great place to meet Green-Schools and local authority staff; get information on the theme you're beginning [...]

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