Category: Travel theme

10 November 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Awards Celebrate exceptional students

2021-11-10T15:47:08+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Thursday, November 4, 2021: Cycling in Ireland is “a boy’s thing” according to research conducted by the Green-Schools Programme of An Taisce as part of its #andshecycles Campaign. Speaking at the inaugural #andshecycles Ambassador Awards in Dublin, researcher Robert Egan presented the findings of Green-Schools’ research into the uptake of cycling among young women, [...]

9 November 2021

Clean Air Week 2021

2021-11-26T09:31:44+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the third annual Clean Air Week. The campaign which runs from Monday, November 15 to Friday, November 19 inclusive will launch in timing with The European Commission's third EU Clean Air Forum. The EU Clean Air Forum is an initiative which centers around the development and implementation of [...]

17 October 2021

#andshecycles Ambassador Programme open to applicants

2021-10-17T19:46:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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

2022-02-16T11:24:25+00:00By |Water theme, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Energy, Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

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|

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 |Uncategorized|

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, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme, Travel theme|

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 |Uncategorized|

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 |Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Travel, 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 [...]

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