Category: Travel theme

17 October 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Programme open to applicants

2021-10-17T19:46:03+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Across Ireland, data shows that just one in every 250 teenage girls cycle to school every day. The #andshecycles campaign was developed to explore, understand and address barriers to cycling for teenage girls. Emerging from the #andshecycles research, it is clear that cycling for girls is not nearly as accessible as cycling for boys. [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2021-04-23T13:44:34+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are happy to announce a launch of our new resource for Secondary Schools: the Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit. This toolkit aims to discuss moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative and creative thinking. (Click image on right to access the new resource) The resource links to our Travel theme and [...]

18 March 2021

Safe Routes to School Programme Launched

2021-04-06T15:08:21+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Click here to visit the SRTS Information Page Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD and have today launched a new initiative called Safe Routes to School which will support active travel infrastructure for selected schools around the country. [...]

19 February 2021

#WOWsforWellness

2021-02-19T14:38:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are introducing a new initiative for schools working on their Travel theme right now: WOWs for Wellness aka #wowsforwellness. We are inviting schools to participate in WOWs for Wellness. As part of each week’s work on the Travel theme, we are asking schools to encourage their students to get out for a Walk [...]

4 February 2021

Clean Air Week Poetry Competition Winners Announced

2021-04-29T13:40:39+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Josh Oyiki, a third year student from Athlone Community College and Nicholas Kirby, a fourth class student from Scoil Realt na Mara, Kerry were chosen as the winners of the inaugural Green-Schools Clean Air Week Poetry Competition. Their poems, Differing Similarity and A Thought and Feeling, were chosen by judge Sasha Terfous from a pool [...]

3 December 2020

Green-Schools premiere Ireland’s first Travel Conference for schools

2020-12-04T09:49:59+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

On November 18th 2020, Green-Schools Travel launched the first-ever Travel Conference for both primary and secondary schools nationwide. The conference was proudly supported by the Department of Transport and the The National Transport Authority The much-anticipated conference, which had been due to take place earlier in March, was delivered virtually on a televised-style platform to a wide [...]

20 November 2020

Big Travel Challenge Winners Announced

2021-01-19T21:21:44+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools Travel recently celebrated the annual Big Travel Challenge Award Ceremony. The awards usually take place in April or May each year but were delayed due to COVID-19 and school closures this year. During a busy online ceremony, schools around the country were honoured as Ireland's Walking, Cycling, Scooting, Carpooling and Park 'n' Stride [...]

6 November 2020

Clean Air Week 2020

2020-11-22T20:36:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the second annual Clean Air Week which runs from Monday, November 23 to Friday, November 27 inclusive. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of air pollution and to take action to reduce air pollution at the school gate. Students can make a pledge to #BeatAirPollution [...]

8 October 2020

Bike Shed Challenge Winner Announced

2020-10-08T15:35:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

In September, as part of the rescheduled Bike Week, Green-Schools invited schools to take on the #BikeShedChallenge to be in with a chance to win a free bike shelter along with a cycling accessories goodie pack. Schools were asked to demonstrate their need for a bike shed upgrade by posting a photo on social [...]

7 October 2020

Dublin’s second ‘School Zone’ is launched at Central Model School

2020-10-07T11:23:46+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

School Zones have taken the City by storm with brightly coloured pedestrian friendly spaces popping up outside schools. Francis Street CBS marked the launch of the first of a series of  School Zones, followed by the same #SafetoSchool infrastructure being developed outside Central Model School. Dublin City Council along with many other Local Authorities [...]

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