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12 January 2022

New resource for inland schools working on the Marine Environment theme

2022-01-12T10:47:05+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Every year schools from all across the country work towards their Green-Flag for the Global Citizenship: Marine Environment theme. However, not all schools live beside the coast, and we are often asked how the Marine theme can be made relevant to inland schools. With this in mind, we are excited to share “When the [...]

20 October 2021

Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021

2021-12-09T12:47:38+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

New deadline: Wednesday, Dec 15th, 2021 How do you want our seas and oceans to be used in the future? Tell us by entering our poster and/or 3d model competition. We are delighted to launch the Green-Schools ‘Our Ocean, Our Plan’ Marine Spatial Planning Competition 2021. This competition will be open to Primary and [...]

16 March 2021

Marine Week 2021

2021-04-23T13:39:41+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Green-Schools are excited to launch the first ever Marine Week. This active learning experience will inspire and educate primary and secondary school students working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. Each day, new activities will be uploaded to the Marine Week event page for you and your students to access. There will be interactive talks, art, wellbeing activities, educational videos [...]

9 March 2021

Marine Film Club: Saving Atlantis

2021-03-18T15:25:40+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Following on from the success of its launch, we are delighted to announce the second installment of our Marine Film Club! This exciting event is open to all Secondary Schools working towards the Green Flag Award for Global Citizenship Marine Environment.  From Friday 19th-Thursday 25th March, we will be virtually screening Saving Atlantis, a 2018 documentary that investigates the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations [...]

23 September 2020

World Rivers Day

2020-09-25T15:24:10+00:00By |Water theme, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

It’s World Rivers Day! Rivers are so important – they shape the land, provide us with water and are home to a huge variety of wildlife. Did you know that we have 70,000km of waterways in Ireland, home to 29 species of freshwater fish?! Some, like the salmon and the eel, only spend part [...]

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 [...]

21 October 2019

Secondary students assemble to save our seas

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Students from Irish and Northern Irish secondary schools spent Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, October 15 and 16, learning about our seas and oceans at two Green-Schools events in Meath and Dublin as part of Climate Action Week. On Tuesday, Ireland’s first Ocean Assembly for secondary students was held in Ashbourne Community College and [...]

22 September 2019

Green-Schools Seminars 2019/2020

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Welcome back to the new Green-Schools year! Every year, in partnership with local authorities, we host seminars for teachers in locations across the country. These one-hour seminars are focused on introducing teachers to new Green-Schools themes and are a great place to meet Green-Schools and local authority staff; get information on the theme you're beginning [...]

21 June 2019

Kildare SeaKeepers explore Dublin coast

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Students from St Brigid’s National School, Ticknevin, Co. Kildare took part in a beach exploration workshop at Portmarnock beach hosted by Green-Schools on Tuesday, June 18. The school is one of ten that recently took part in the SeaKeepers Project, a new initiative of the Green-Schools Marine Environment theme, which provides primary school teachers with [...]

14 May 2019

Teacher Training Summer Courses: Dublin, Meath & Online

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Dublin Course Outline: Green-Schools and the Global Goals This year we have updated the Green-Schools Teacher Training Course to include the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The course will help participants to understand the Global Goals and the link between them and the Green-Schools programme.  The course covers all themes of the programme and provides useful [...]

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