Category: Litter & Waste

11 September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Energy, Energy, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

The Summer season has come and gone now, too fast it may seem, but here in the Green-Schools Office we are excited for the new 2018/2019 academic year. Each year our Local Authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they’ll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered [...]

23 July 2018

Summer Blog Series – Balloon releases into the natural environment.

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |Uncategorized|

In one of his later novels, the late author, Terry Pratchett, said “There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this.” Unfortunately, it has become evident in recent years, that letting go of balloons can have much more far-reaching and sinister impacts [...]

3 July 2018

Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2018

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools were delighted to showcase the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme at the Our Ocean Wealth Summit, an international conference that kicked off the SeaFest festivities in Galway last week. Green-Schools took a stand alongside a wide range of exhibitors showcasing everything marine and maritime themed – from companies developing cutting-edge technologies for renewable energy, [...]

26 May 2018

Climate Hope for Green-Schools

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized|

The last week of April 2018 saw four Climate Hope Forums take place in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Limerick. Climate Action Officer Gráinne Ryan and the Green-Schools Team gathered 155 representatives from primary and secondary school students and teachers, local authorities and local Councillors to join forces over the common interest in climate change. The [...]

1 February 2018

Renewal Application Deadline and Online Forms

2020-08-28T10:17:39+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

Friday, March 16th is the deadline for schools to apply to renew the Green Flag award under our various themes. If you are unsure if your school is due to renew please contact us as soon as possible to find out, to avoid a delay. Before submitting your application form you must arrange a renewal [...]

21 December 2017

Happy Christmas (and our opening hours)!

2018-01-23T10:55:35+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Energy, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste, Litter & Waste|

The Green-Schools team would like to wish you and yours a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Our offices close on Friday, December 22nd and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd at 9.15am. We're looking forward to 2018 and working with the amazing students and teachers who have made the past year so [...]

14 December 2017

Limerick hosts two days of Green-Schools Marine Environment Conferences

2020-08-28T10:17:39+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Students from 15 schools celebrated Ireland's marine environment and drove awareness of the challenges it faces at two recent Green-Schools Marine Environment Conferences in Limerick on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 5 and 6. Picking up where this year's Late Late Toy Show left off, 455 students and teachers who have been working on the Green-Schools Marine Environment [...]

8 November 2017

Celebrate Global Action Days

2017-11-08T10:07:56+00:00By |Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme|

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) (which operates Eco-Schools/Green-Schools internationally) is once again inviting everyone around the world to participate in promoting their work through their Global Action Days: a week-long showcasing of the amazing work carried out by FEE members such as Green-Schools in Ireland, which culminates in Global Action Days taking place this [...]

24 October 2017

Climate Action Week – have your say!

2020-07-06T14:43:48+00:00By |Water theme, Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Green-Schools would like to thank all of the schools and community groups that made Climate Action Week their business, despite the difficult start to the week due to Storm Ophelia. Many more of you have gotten in touch to say you have Climate Action activities planned this week too, which is fantastic. If you missed [...]

15 October 2017

Teacher training seminars 2017/2018

2020-08-28T10:17:40+00:00By |Water theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Energy, Water theme, Water theme, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Water theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Biodiversity|

We're looking forward to the new school year here in the Green-Schools Office! Each year our local authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they'll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered by Green-Schools staff and will talk you through all aspects of the new themes and [...]

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