Category: Litter & Waste

10 June 2021

Litter Less Campaign & Competition Winners

2021-06-10T10:41:27+00:00By |Uncategorized, Litter & Waste|

Well done to twenty-two schools who recently completed the Litter Less Campaign! Litter Less is a one-year optional campaign for primary schools working on Litter and Waste or Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste. Participating schools carried out extra litter and waste monitoring, took part in Litter Less Home Challenges and the #LitterLessTogether competition. Students carried out litter [...]

7 October 2020

International Day of the Girl Child: My Voice, Our Equal Future

2020-10-09T09:34:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

11 October 2020, is the UN International observed Day of the Girl Child. Did you know that there over 1.1 billion girls around the World under 18? Whilst many young women in 2020 have the opportunity to work towards realising their full potential as female leaders, entrepreneurs and some of the greatest change-makers the [...]

6 October 2020

Secondary schools – Register for the Neat Streets Programme 2020/21

2020-10-06T11:41:55+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

An Taisce’s Neat Streets Programme has opened registration for the 2020/21 academic year, and this year is extra special as Neat Streets celebrates their 10th year of students taking action for their environment! Spaces are limited, so if your school is interested, please complete the registration form here. Register Neat Streets [...]

29 September 2020

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

2020-09-30T16:36:19+00:00By |Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

September 29th marks the first ever United Nations observed International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and on this day Green-Schools will celebrate the launch of its tenth and newest Green Flag; Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity. Food loss and waste is occurring in many of the wealthier countries worldwide, and at [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

12 June 2019

MyWaste.ie and Green-Schools Partnership Launched

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Litter & Waste|

Minister Richard Bruton launched the partnership between MyWaste.ie and the Green-Schools programme at Our Lady of Consolation National School, Donnycarney on Monday, June 10. While visiting the school Minister Bruton also raised its first Green Flag, which was awarded to the school for their work on the theme of Litter & Waste. MyWaste.ie is Ireland’s [...]

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 [...]

3 May 2019

Getting to the Green Flag Awards Ceremony

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

Congratulations to the hundreds of schools around the country who received their Green Flag award notification - we can't wait to meet you at our award ceremonies in May. This year Green-Schools are hosting 16 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

3 March 2019

SeaKeepers Project makes a splash!

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Water theme, Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

The Green-Schools Team is delighted to launch our latest initiative: SeaKeepers. The Green-Schools SeaKeepers Project is a new pilot we are currently running with a selection of schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. We are especially excited to launch this new project on World Wildlife Day 2019, whose theme this year is  [...]

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