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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 [...]

24 August 2020

Walkable Streets Webinar

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

The second of the Green-Schools Public Webinar Series, 'Walkable Streets' stimulated much interest from the general public, school staff, Local Authority professionals, and active travel/public realm activists with free tickets for the live webinar selling out. If you would like to re-watch or stream the webinar, it is now available in full presentation on YouTube [...]

12 August 2020

Active Travel – Safe to School

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

It's just two weeks until the schools return for the start of the 2020/2021 academic year. 2020 has been quite the 'journey' so far, to say the least, but that doesn't mean your daily journey to school needs to be anything less than fun, active and healthy! In July 2020, Green-Schools launched ‘Safe to School [...]

22 July 2020

Safe to School

2020-12-16T10:52:12+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

An Ideas Document for Safe Access to School In response to the HSE ‘Interim Recommendations’ for the reopening of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, issued on July 1st, 2020, Green-Schools Travel have developed ‘Safe to School - An Ideas Document for Safe Access to Schools’ for schools to consider implementing in order to allow for [...]

7 May 2020

Walk to School Week 2020 (with a Twist)

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

How well do you know your 2-5km radius zone? Whilst we can't run our annual week-long, walk to school call to action event this year, we have an idea to celebrate Walk to School Week 2020 with a twist! We are asking students and families to take a walk into the great outdoors and discover what their [...]

30 March 2020

Green-Schools identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools has been identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP Project. Interreg Europe are a European Body who assist regional and local governments across Europe, working with them to develop and deliver better policy in their regions. The Project is being co-ordinated by the Southern Regional Assembly [...]

24 February 2020

Scoot to School Week 2020

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Scoot to School Week will run from March 9th to 13th, 2020 and National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday March 11th. Green-Schools would like to invite all primary schools currently on Travel and Global Citizenship Travel to participate in National Scoot to School Week. Schools who have already been awarded [...]

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