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6 November 2023

Clean Air Week 2023

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

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 |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Travel theme|

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 |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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 |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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 [...]

25 November 2022

Global Goal Advent Calendar 2022

2023-01-13T10:32:45+00:00By |Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel|

Welcome to the Global Goals Advent Calendar! With the holiday season fast approaching Green-Schools wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the Global Goals through both fun and engaging activities themed around advent season. These activities were specifically curated to take minimal time and preparation. We hope you enjoy, and do not forget [...]

1 October 2022

#AndSheCycles Ambassador Applications Open

2022-11-09T15:01:35+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

The #andshecycles ambassador campaign focuses on empowering teenage girls to explore, understand and address the cycling gender gap in Ireland. The 2022-2023 ambassadors will take part in a training day encompassing meeting likeminded teenage girls, learning about the campaign and having fun! The ambassadors will leave the training day with actionable steps of how [...]

2 June 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition Winners

2022-06-02T11:39:50+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are delighted to announce the winners of our inaugural Freedom Machine Comic Book Competition, which celebrated Bike Week 2022. We were delighted by the number of entries received and the very high quality displayed by all entrants! We look forward to running this competition again next year for Bike Week 2023. The winners [...]

20 May 2022

Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year Announced

2022-05-20T12:29:52+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

A Galway secondary school is Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2022. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo during National Bike Week ‘22, Gort Community School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Programme, following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel Challenge in February. Nine schools were awarded [...]

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