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18 May 2022

Safe Routes to School – helping students to cycle to school

2022-05-18T14:20:20+00:00By |Uncategorized, Uncategorized|

The Safe Routes to School programme (SRTS) is helping students to cycle to school by providing bike parking spaces and shelters to 285 schools nationwide in 2022. Of the schools who will receive the new infrastructure, 46 schools are Round 1 on the SRTS programme. To celebrate, SRTS visited a diverse range of schools [...]

26 April 2022

Bike Week 2022

2022-05-03T14:21:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Bike Week is a celebration of active travel, sustainable transport and simply the joys of cycling a bike! In partnership with the National Transport Authority, this year Green-Schools will celebrate Bike Week in May on Saturday 14th and will run through to Sunday 22nd. National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on [...]

2 February 2022

Scoot to School Week 2022

2022-03-20T12:42:43+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel|

National Scoot to School Week is a celebration of scooting to school and has been enjoyed by primary schools on the Green-Schools Programme since 2015. There are multiple environmental and health benefits to scooting to school, but most importantly scooting is one of the most enjoyable ways for primary students to get to school. [...]

7 January 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

2022-03-04T17:04:20+00:00By |Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme|

⚠️ Met Éireann have issued weather warnings across Ireland for Friday 18th February. Green-Schools are asking that all #BigTravelChallenge activities are halted until the storm passes and warnings have been lifted. Schools can extend their 10-day run of sustainable travel after the storm. Stay safe #stormeunice ⚠️ The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part [...]

6 December 2021

#MyBikeStory Winners – Bike Week 2021

2021-12-06T16:58:41+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

National Bike Week took place earlier this year for one week, from September 12-18th and Green-Schools hosted a wide range of activities for schools and individuals to get involved. Travel Officers facilitated bike skills workshops across schools nationwide and students were invited to learn from our many bike-related videos and online resources. We celebrated National [...]

3 December 2021

Clean Air Week 2021 – Highlights and updates from November

2022-03-04T17:08:00+00:00By |Uncategorized|

During November Green-Schools Travel ran their third annual Clean Air Week. The campaign ran from November 15-19th in timing with The European Commission’s third EU Clean Air Forum. Green-Schools sought to engage schools with an digital Clean Air Week campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of air pollution and to engender schools to take [...]

10 November 2021

Green-Schools Awards 2021

2021-12-14T12:54:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

During an exciting virtual awards ceremony, Green-Schools awarded over 528 schools in Ireland for their success on the Green Flag programme during the 2020-2021 period. The online event was broadcast from an in-house studio, hosted by Green-Schools MCs including a sign language interpreter, and streamed live to 1080 attendees. Green-Schools wishes to congratulate the [...]

9 November 2021

Clean Air Week 2021

2021-11-26T09:31:44+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the third annual Clean Air Week. The campaign which runs from Monday, November 15 to Friday, November 19 inclusive will launch in timing with The European Commission's third EU Clean Air Forum. The EU Clean Air Forum is an initiative which centers around the development and implementation of [...]

3 December 2020

Green-Schools premiere Ireland’s first Travel Conference for schools

2020-12-04T09:49:59+00:00By |Uncategorized|

On November 18th 2020, Green-Schools Travel launched the first-ever Travel Conference for both primary and secondary schools nationwide. The conference was proudly supported by the Department of Transport and the The National Transport Authority The much-anticipated conference, which had been due to take place earlier in March, was delivered virtually on a televised-style platform to a wide [...]

30 November 2020

Vacancies: Now hiring – Cycling Admin Officer and Infrastructural Officers

2021-01-19T12:38:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit An Taisce is currently seeking applications for six roles: 1.  Cycling Administration Officer An Taisce is now recruiting one Full Time Cycling Administration Officer to work from the Green-Schools Head Office in Dublin 8. The post will be full-time for a period of up to 18 months from January 2021 until [...]

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