Category: Litter & Waste

14 May 2019

Teacher Training Summer Courses: Dublin, Meath & Online

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

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 |Energy, Travel theme, Travel theme, Biodiversity, Uncategorized, Travel theme, Biodiversity|

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 |Biodiversity, Water theme, Water theme|

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  [...]

30 January 2019

Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our third annual Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference began in Galway on Tuesday, January 29th. Taking place over two days in Salthill, the conference is supported by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. 21 schools attended the conference which focuses on our marine environment and the threatening effects pollution is having on biodiversity. In [...]

24 January 2019

SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY | SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY, AN ERASMUS+ PROJECT

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

An Taisce’s Green-Schools Travel programme will partner with Cyclist.ie (Irish Cycling Advocacy Network), to host the EU Erasmus+ Project: Sustainable Mobility, Sustainable Community in Ireland. The three-year project will see 25 students from four European countries collaborate to promote cycling, social inclusion and youth empowerment. Corella, Spain, will host the initial cultural exchange experience [...]

22 January 2019

The Big Travel Challenge 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Travel theme|

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part in the big TRAVEL CHALLENGE 2019. This year the Travel competition is celebrating five 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 physical activity [...]

4 January 2019

Milking the System

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste|

Sometimes we are not always presented with sustainable products and it can seem too daunting to find a perfect solution to our plastic problem. The fear of having to make extra effort and ask more questions to product and service suppliers sometimes blocks us from implementing positive environmental change. Last year, Darrara National School made [...]

20 November 2018

Green-Schools Global Goals Conference 2018

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

It's been a busy end to the year at Green-Schools and the much anticipated Global Goals Conference on November 15th was a huge success. An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme, with support from Irish Aid, premiered the first Global Goals Conference in Dublin's Croke Park, which gathered 10 schools across Ireland to focus on the Global Goals for [...]

2 October 2018

Green-Schools Litter Less Campaign 2018

2019-09-09T10:57:53+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Litter Less Campaign 2018/19 – Open for Applications Only 8 spaces left- Deadline Extended to Friday 12th October – Last Chance to Apply- Litter Less is an international litter awareness programme. It aims to change littering behaviours among young people around the world, to raise awareness of where our waste goes and to involve communities [...]

20 September 2018

Marine Environment Forums 2018

2019-09-09T10:58:07+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools An Taisce Marine Environment Forums will take place over four dates in the 2018 academic year. The Marine Environment Forums are available for Green-Schools currently on the Marine Environment theme. The forums are designed for senior Primary School level (4th-6th class). Four students and an adult from one class group can attend this fun and [...]

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