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19 February 2020

#andshecycles Roadshow Launch Mayo

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

On February 6, the #andshecycles campaign launched its Roadshow in Castlebar, Mayo with a panel event and exhibition in the Leisure Complex at Lough Lannagh. Broadcaster, Angelina Nugent, lead the event as MC, along with panellists including Green-Schools Travel Officer, Caitriona Cunningham, Mayo Ladies Footballer Katheryn Sullivan, cyclist Saoirse O'Reilly and Mayo secondary students St. [...]

16 February 2020

Investigate Forests – Green-Schools launches new project together with LEAF

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

Investigate Forests is an exciting new project that allows students to learn about the importance of trees and forests. 100 schools around the country, who are working on the Biodiversity theme have signed up to take part this year. The project is being run jointly by LEAF (Learning About Forests) and Green Schools and is supported by [...]

11 February 2020

Love 30 Valentine’s Day Competition

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

Here at Green-Schools we love to host challenges and competitions, and for Valentine's Day 2020 we thought we would host a fun competition that’s open to Green-Schools students, parents, school staff, and the local community. We’re inviting you to share the love, and more specifically share and get thinking about Love 30! The Love 30 [...]

30 January 2020

Marine Environment Conference 2020

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

20 schools participated in the two-day Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference in The Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. The annual event, which is in its fourth successful year, began yesterday on Wednesday, January 29th. The conference, which focuses on the value of our marine environment, was opened by Dr Michael John O’Mahony, Director, An Taisce Environmental [...]

20 January 2020

Green-Schools Travel launch the #andshecycles Roadshow

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

In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. In 2019 Green-Schools worked with teenage girls to develop the #andshecycles campaign to shine a light on the barriers currently reducing the rate of girls choosing to cycle. The greatest success from the campaign launch was that it stirred up many necessary [...]

20 January 2020

The Big Travel Challenge 2020

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

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part in the big TRAVEL CHALLENGE 2020. This year the Travel competition is celebrating six years of successfully encouraging more students to enjoy the benefits of actively travelling to school in the month of February. Walking, cycling or scooting to school can be an opportunity to increase [...]

13 November 2019

Green-Schools, Global Goals Conference 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

It’s been a busy end of the year in Green-Schools, with heightening activity happening around climate action, sustainable development and environmental awareness. With support from Irish Aid, the much anticipated Global Goals Conference took place on November 12th, at Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork. Much like last years launch, the conference was great success for [...]

8 November 2019

Clean Air Week 2019

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

Clean Air Week will run from Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 22. This week-long event is the newest campaign from the Green-Schools Travel programme and is focused on raising awareness of, and taking action, air pollution at school gates. Following a study carried out in Spring 2019 in partnership with schools and the [...]

16 September 2019

#andshecycles Campaign Launch

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

Just one in every 250 teenage girls cycle to school every day... Green-Schools is finding out why. Green-Schools Travel has been working with teenage girls to develop a campaign that shines a light on barriers that are preventing them from cycling and start some necessary conversations. #andshecycles is a national campaign that wants to help girls [...]

8 September 2019

Vacancies: Green-Schools Officer, Secondary Schools Travel Officer and Travel Officer (Maternity Cover)

2019-09-09T11:28:22+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. Green-Schools promotes long-term, whole-school action for the environment. Green-Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community. [...]

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