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7 May 2020

Walk to School Week 2020 (with a Twist)

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

How well do you know your 2-5km radius zone? Whilst we can't run our annual week-long, walk to school call to action event this year, we have an idea to celebrate Walk to School Week 2020 with a twist! We are asking students and families to take a walk into the great outdoors and discover what their [...]

25 April 2020

The Great Plant Hunt project 2019-2020

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Biodiversity|

To celebrate the end of the fifth year of The Great Plant Hunt project we have picked out some of the best moments, pictures and stories from each year. This project was an initiative of Toyota Europe and FEE and supported our Biodiversity schools to learn more about the wildlife around them. With about 450 schools and over 70,000 students [...]

22 April 2020

50 Years of Earth Day

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Uncategorized|

On April 22, 2020 Earth Day celebrates 50 years of diversifying, educating and activating the environmental movement worldwide. Since its creation in 1970 the Earth has seen many shifts, both culturally and environmentally. We have faced environmental challenges, such global climate change and biodiversity loss but we have also seen great progress in environmental awareness [...]

22 April 2020

Green-Schools Launch Stay Home Project

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Following the temporary closure of schools, Green-Schools have launched their latest project Green-Schools Stay Home. Green-Schools Officers around the country are developing new and interactive activities that students can take part in from within the home environment. Weekly activities and tips, which are suitable for a wide range of age groups, promise to be fun [...]

30 March 2020

Green-Schools identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools has been identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP Project. Interreg Europe are a European Body who assist regional and local governments across Europe, working with them to develop and deliver better policy in their regions. The Project is being co-ordinated by the Southern Regional Assembly [...]

12 March 2020

The Green-Schools office is currently closed…

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

Due to the school closures, all Green-Schools events and renewal visits are postponed. We have extended our Green-Flag application deadline to-end of 2019/2020 term deadline. We would like to sincerely thank all those who have continued to submit their applications to us during this time- it’s been wonderful to read about all the amazing work [...]

4 March 2020

Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Courses

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

Calling all Primary and Secondary school teachers! The Green-Schools Summer Course is back, running from July 6th-10th in Dublin and 1st-7th in Cork City. €75 for the week Lunch included 3 EPV days approved Places are limited! Dublin Course details Cork Course details   Green-Schools and the Global Goals Following increased interest from coordinators to [...]

24 February 2020

Scoot to School Week 2020

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Scoot to School Week will run from March 9th to 13th, 2020 and National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday March 11th. Green-Schools would like to invite all primary schools currently on Travel and Global Citizenship Travel to participate in National Scoot to School Week. Schools who have already been awarded [...]

24 February 2020

Ursuline College, Sligo win Division Youth Award with #andshecycles cycle event

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Following the launch of the Sligo/Leitrim Garda Division Youth Awards 2020, we are delighted to report that Green-School Ursuline College Sligo have won the 'Community Safety Award', an achievement which awards youth groups for outstanding contribution in developing a safety initiative which makes their community a safer place to live. The awards are in their [...]

20 February 2020

Young Reporters for the Environment Competition 2020

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

The Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less competition for 2020 is now open! We are inviting Green-Schools secondary schools to investigate and report on local litter and waste issues in your schools and communities and produce an article, video or photograph for the competition. This year, the competition is linked to SDG 12 [...]

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