Category: Travel theme

6 November 2023

Clean Air Week 2023

2023-11-28T10:04:07+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Travel theme|

Join us in Green-Schools Travel as we mark Clean Air Week for the fifth year in a row, from 20-25 November. Let's talk about “clean” air and explore ways in which you can monitor and help to improve air quality in your area. We are looking to you to take action and #BeatAirPollution by travelling actively and making [...]

27 September 2023

How to Start a Walking Bus

2023-10-05T07:14:18+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Have you ever thought about starting a Walking Bus in your school community? Our Green-Schools Travel Officers want to teach you how! Watch our webinar below to hear their advice and learn from their experience. We have put together a handy Walking Bus Pack with plenty of resources to get you started. [...]

26 September 2023

Green-Schools Travel and the Sustainable Development Goals

2023-09-26T15:46:47+00:00By |Global Goals, Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

It's SDG Week and our Green-Schools Travel Officers would like to draw your attention to how your work with the Travel theme aligns with the SDGs. Did you know that by supporting sustainable and active travel, you will be addressing each of the 17 SDGs? Read on and see how. [...]

30 August 2023

Walk to School Week 2023

2023-11-17T11:31:11+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

National Walk to School Week takes place this year from October 2nd-6th, 2023. This week is all about celebrating walking as a positive mode for school journeys. We are asking schools to celebrate with us and try to make this the most inclusive walk to school week yet!  Walk on Wednesdays are days where [...]

8 June 2023

#AndSheCycles Awards 2022-23

2023-06-08T16:22:14+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Travel theme|

The annual #AndSheCycles awards ceremony was held on May 4th at Richmond Barracks in Dublin with many ambassadors and their teachers attending on the day. Girls were given an activity to do upon arrival (decorate bike wheels with colourful strips of fabric), while they enjoyed hot beverages, juice, fruit and cupcakes. Ciara Norton opened [...]

26 April 2023

Big Travel Challenge Awards 2023

2023-05-03T11:27:09+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Travel theme|

And the winner is...   Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2023 is St Brigid's National Junior School from Meath Hill. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo on Tuesday, St. Brigid’s National School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Travel Programme following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel [...]

4 April 2023

Bike Week 2023

2023-06-02T14:35:37+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme|

DEADLINE APPROACHING! GET YOUR C.O.W. RESULTS IN BY WEDNESDAY, THE 7TH OF JUNE Click Here for the COW Entry Form Bike Week is a celebration of active travel, sustainable transport and simply the joys of cycling a bike! In partnership with the National Transport Authority, this year Green-Schools will celebrate Bike Week from [...]

9 March 2023

Scoot to School Week 2023

2023-03-31T12:04:54+00:00By |Travel theme, Uncategorized|

Green-Schools would like to invite you to participate in National Scoot to School Week which will run from Monday, March 27th to Friday, March 31st, 2023. National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday 29th March. By participating in National Scoot to School Week and National SOW Day you will be [...]

24 February 2023

Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits

2023-02-24T13:04:17+00:00By |Travel theme|

Green-Schools welcome Wicklow 30km/h School Speed Limits Wicklow Schools set for a ‘lovely’ return to school at the end of Summer 2023 Students from Kilcoole National School hosted a ‘Slow Down Campaign Day’ outside their school on Valentine’s Day 2022: a year to the day Wicklow County Council passed 30km/h limits for the vicinities [...]

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