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6 October 2022

Global Goals Book Club x Climate Action Week

2022-10-06T17:55:09+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our usual Global Goals Book Club has changed this month for Climate Action Week with not one, but FIVE books available for schools to engage with during Climate Action Week (CAW) 2022. This year Climate Action Week takes place from October 10-16, with one book club pick for each schoolday of the week. Participate [...]

8 September 2022

Teacher Seminars 2022

2022-10-01T13:30:22+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome to the 2022/2023 Academic Year Seminars for Green-Schools. We are looking forward to meeting Green-Schools Coordinators from all around the country at our online seminars this term. To book into a seminar: Find your county/area from the list below Click on the link to register for your theme's seminar and take note of [...]

7 September 2022

Neat Streets Programme opens 2022/2023 Registration

2022-09-07T14:22:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Neat Streets is Ireland’s #1 Anti-Litter and Waste Prevention Programme for Secondary Schools. Neat Streets supports the Green-Schools programme and works with schools to help tackle litter and waste. On record, 90% of all participating schools go on to achieve the green flag status. The programme is divided up into several primary stages over the [...]

8 July 2022

2022/2023 Academic Year Application Deadlines

2022-07-08T11:53:06+00:00By |Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized, Uncategorized|

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer break! We are really looking forward to the 2022/2023 academic year ahead and have some great initiates and events to share with you over the coming months. Application deadline If your school is due to renew their Green Flag Award this year the application deadline for all schools renewing [...]

2 June 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition Winners

2022-06-02T11:39:50+00:00By |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 [...]

26 May 2022

Global Citizenship Awards 2022 

2022-05-26T11:42:47+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Global Citizenship Litter & Waste and Global Citizenship Energy School of the Year Awards For a third year extra dimension was added to the Global Citizenship Litter and Waste and Global Citizenship Energy themes of the Green-Schools programme.  Thanks to our sponsors Irish Aid we celebrated with 16 Green-Schools working on these themes at a [...]

18 May 2022

Safe Routes to School – helping students to cycle to school

2022-07-05T09:26:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Safe Routes to School programme (SRTS) is helping students to cycle to school by providing bike parking spaces and shelters to 283 schools nationwide in 2022. Of the schools who will receive the new infrastructure, 46 schools are Round 1 on the SRTS programme. To celebrate, SRTS visited a diverse range of schools [...]

17 May 2022

Winners of Ireland’s Water School of the Year Award Announced  

2022-06-01T09:43:38+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The achievements of Ireland’s young water champions were celebrated this week at the annual Green-Schools Water Awards. Balbriggan Community College in Fingal (pictured above) was named the Secondary Water School of the Year, while St Brigid’s National School in Meath Hill, Navan, Co. Meath were the winners in the Primary category.  Over the past school [...]

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