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2 June 2023

Summer Course: Climate Change Science and Action (ONLINE)

2023-06-02T09:34:26+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The aim of this online course is to empower primary teachers to confidently explore climate change as part of the curriculum and encourage climate action in school communities. Course Content Introduction to Climate Change Climate Science Climate Solutions & Communications Green-Schools Climate Action The course has been fully accredited by Drumcondra Education Centre on [...]

30 May 2023

Water Conservation Photo Competition 2023

2023-05-30T14:27:15+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools are excited to announce our 2023 “Water Conservation” photo competition in partnership with Uisce Eireann. Water is our most valuable resource, but during the dryer summer months, water levels can often become low. Even when it rains again, it can take a long time for the water supply to build back up.   The [...]

29 May 2023

Green-Schools & the Global Goals Summer Course 2023

2023-05-29T14:09:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools Summer Course, entitled “Green-Schools and the Global Goals” is happy to announce that we are running the course in person (face-to-face) this year from July 3rd-7th, 2023. The course will run from 9.30am to 2.30pm daily. Each day focuses on a Green-Schools theme and an overarching Global Goal. By the end of the week [...]

26 April 2023

Big Travel Challenge Awards 2023

2023-05-03T11:27:09+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Travel theme|

And the winner is...   Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2023 is St Brigid's National Junior School from Meath Hill. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo on Tuesday, St. Brigid’s National School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Travel Programme following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel [...]

4 April 2023

Bike Week 2023

2023-06-02T14:35:37+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

DEADLINE APPROACHING! GET YOUR C.O.W. RESULTS IN BY WEDNESDAY, THE 7TH OF JUNE Click Here for the COW Entry Form 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 from [...]

30 March 2023

Our Race Around Ireland

2023-05-29T15:27:41+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools have begun our race around Ireland! To celebrate our 25th Anniversary, we are putting together a time capsule of hopes and wishes for the next 25 years. We have chosen 25 schools around the country for their dedication to the Green-Schools programme, as well as for time served, and have asked them, 'What [...]

15 March 2023

Food and Biodiversity Week 2023

2023-04-24T10:27:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are looking forward to a really interesting week for Food and Biodiversity Week! Monday: Welcome! Tuesday, April 18th  – “Fairtrade Ireland” Webinar (with Aidan from Fairtrade Ireland)  Webinar: We are delighted to have Aidan Ring, Community Outreach Officer from Fairtrade Ireland join us for this exciting webinar. Aidan takes us [...]

13 March 2023

25th Anniversary Congratulations from President Higgins

2023-03-13T13:16:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We were delighted to receive a letter of congratulations from President Michael D. Higgins on Green-Schools 25th Anniversary year. In his letter, the President commends the work of the Green-Schools programme for working “tirelessly” to promote sustainability and environmental awareness in young people over the past 25 years. Reflecting on the past 25 years, President Higgins [...]

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