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19 January 2021

Green-Schools Stay Home: January 2021

2021-01-19T21:20:07+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our Green-Schools Stay Home Resources are now available at: https://greenschoolsireland.org/projects/ We hope our resources are useful for teachers, parents and students who wish to supplement remote teaching lessons or complete activities at home. We have also added a Green-Schools Quiz section, which can be found at: https://greenschoolsireland.org/greenschools-quizzes/ The Quizzes cover a wide range of [...]

17 December 2020

Christmas Closing Dates

2021-01-19T21:21:02+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools office is closed from Wednesday December 23 until January 3rd, inclusive. We wish all of our schools: the students, teachers, principals, SNAs, administrative staff, caretakers, parents and your wider school communities a happy and peaceful break over the festive season. If you need to contact us you can do so by clicking here. [...]

3 December 2020

School Streets Project Launched in Galway

2020-12-03T16:12:57+00:00By |Uncategorized|

On Monday, November 20, Scoil Iognáid launched the first School Streets project in Galway City and County. Hundreds of school children from Scoil Iognáid and their parents walked, cycled, scooted, or used Park 'n' Stride to travel to school. A ‘School Street’ is a road outside a school with a temporary restriction on motorised [...]

30 November 2020

Vacancies: Now hiring – Cycling Admin Officer and Infrastructural Officers

2021-01-19T12:38:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit An Taisce is currently seeking applications for six roles: 1.  Cycling Administration Officer An Taisce is now recruiting one Full Time Cycling Administration Officer to work from the Green-Schools Head Office in Dublin 8. The post will be full-time for a period of up to 18 months from January 2021 until [...]

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

Green-Schools Travel Conference – Book Now!

2020-11-19T11:53:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Event's hours: 10.00AM-1.00PM Calling all Green-Schools! Register for our free online sustainable travel conferences, which takes place on November 18. The theme of the conference is Ireland’s 2040 Vision and students have an opportunity to learn about sustainable travel, the Sustainable Development Goals, air quality and many more topics. There are two conferences taking place onWednesday, November [...]

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

Green Flag Themed Guidance Documents – 2020/2021

2020-10-08T12:32:45+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Irish school community has done an AMAZING job to ensure our schools can re-open and our students can return to school in a safe and happy environment. The Green-Schools team would like to acknowledge the phenomenal work of principals, teachers, caretakers, secretaries, Boards of Management and Parents Associations. We understand that school communities [...]

7 October 2020

International Day of the Girl Child: My Voice, Our Equal Future

2020-10-09T09:34:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

11 October 2020, is the UN International observed Day of the Girl Child. Did you know that there over 1.1 billion girls around the World under 18? Whilst many young women in 2020 have the opportunity to work towards realising their full potential as female leaders, entrepreneurs and some of the greatest change-makers the [...]

5 October 2020

Green-Schools Online Teacher Training Seminar

2020-11-05T16:24:12+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools teacher training seminars! These seminars will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction with our [...]

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