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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 [...]

23 September 2020

Fáilte go dtí Scoileanna-Glasa Taisteal

2020-09-24T14:13:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Tá ríméad an domhain ar Scoileanna Glasa go bhfuil daltaí agus múinteoirí ar ais ar scoil. Is léir go mbeidh a lán athruithe le teacht ar an lá scoile i mbliana, agus tuigimid go cruinn na dúshláin atá amach romhaibh. Tosaíocht de gach scoil is ea sabháilte ag geataí na scoile, agus teacht le [...]

21 September 2020

Make Way Day – September 25th

2020-09-22T15:00:30+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Make Way Day, on on September 25th, is a national public awareness campaign that highlights the need for all members of society and the community to consider the needs of people with disabilities within the public spaces that we all use and share. The initiative is led by the Disability Federation of Ireland, who collaborate [...]

14 September 2020

Win a Bike Shelter – Bike Week 2020 Competition

2020-09-23T08:39:05+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Is your school bike shed at bursting capacity? Lines of bicycles clogging up the common area? In celebration of the rescheduled Bike Week 2020, Green-Schools are giving away a free bike shelter along with a cycling accessories goodie pack to a lucky school who best demonstrates their need for a bike shed upgrade! We [...]

3 September 2020

Bike Week 2020

2020-09-21T08:59:09+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

In timing with the return to schools Green-Schools Travel prepared an ideas document 'Safe to School', to help families, schools and communities continue to travel actively to school whilst observing social distancing measures. As was experienced by many during 2020, cycling is a great mode of travel for avoiding crowded pathways and ensuring two [...]

27 August 2020

Dublin’s first ‘School Zone’ is launched at Francis Street CBS

2020-08-28T10:17:23+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

School Zones are designed to encourage vehicles to slow down, discourage drop off and pick up to reduce congestion and increase safety at the school gate. Green-Schools Infrastructure Officer, Trevor Keppel, has been working the NTA developing the ‘School Zone’ concept since October 2019. Green-Schools are delighted that Dublin City Council have taken this idea [...]

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