Category: Global Citizenship

Global Citizenship

Category: Global Citizenship

27 January 2017

Ireland 2040 Poster Competition

By |Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship|

Green-Schools across Ireland* are invited to take part in the Green-Schools ‘Ireland 2040 – Our Plan’ Poster Competition which is being run in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. This competition is a great way for students to engage in Step 6: ‘Informing and Involving’ the whole school in your Green-Schools [...]

18 January 2017

Vacancy: Coastal Programmes Officer

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is currently recruiting for the following position: Role: Coastal Programmes Officer - Part-Time (4 days a week) Location: Wexford/Waterford/Wicklow – Home Based Closing date for applications: 12pm, 27th January 2017 Download job description Download application form (Word)

7 December 2016

First Green-Schools Marine Environment conference

By |Global Citizenship|

Students from 17 schools gathered in Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday, December 6, for the first annual Green-Schools Global Citizenship Marine Environment conference. 370 students and their teachers attended and exhibited their work on marine environment awareness at the conference,. where they heard from a variety of speakers on topics including phytoplankton; overfishing; microbeads; and plastic islands. Two [...]

22 November 2016

Coveney launches Green-Schools’ Marine Litter Initiative

By |Global Citizenship|

Mr Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, launched the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme of An Taisce’s Green-Schools Programme on Monday, November 21. Speaking in Crosshaven Co. Cork, at the launch, the Minister described the theme as a ground breaking programme and he called it genuinely "world leading" in terms [...]

15 November 2016

Current vacancies

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is currently seeking candidates for the following two positions: Green-Schools Biodiversity Officer (Maternity Cover) and Green-Schools Officer (Maternity Cover). Download job specifications and application forms (in pdf and word) below. Green-Schools Biodiversity Officer (Maternity Cover) Job specification Application Form (MS Word) Application Form (pdf) Green-Schools Officer (Maternity Cover) [...]

27 October 2016

October Ezine out now!

The Green-Schools October Ezine is out now! News stories this month include updates on the new Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme; the launch of the Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme in Ireland; the forthcoming Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting and more! You can read the ezine here and sign up for future editions on our homepage.

22 September 2016

Download our new infographic!

Download our new infographic and share your great work this year on the Green-Schools programme this year. The infographic is also available in PDF.

21 September 2016

Green Flag Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for the coming academic year are: First Green Flag Award (Litter & Waste theme): Friday, December 2, 2016 Second and subsequent Green Flag Awards (Renewal applications): Friday, March 24, 2017 If you have any issues please contact us for more information!

12 September 2016

Join the World’s Largest Lesson!

Green-Schools is calling on all of our schools to take part in the World’s Largest Lesson during the week beginning 18th September 2016 .  In September 2015 World Leaders committed to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development: 17 goals to achieve three extraordinary things in the next 15 years. The World's Largest Lesson is a resource for schools [...]