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6 April 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring – 3 x Green-Schools Travel Officers

2021-04-08T19:49:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is currently inviting applications for the position of Travel Officer in the following locations: Role 1: Galway City & County Role 2: Limerick & Clare Role 3: Roscommon/Leitrim/Longford The period of employment will run for eighteen months. The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2021-04-14T13:03:17+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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. [...]

2 March 2021

#andshecycles: Focus Group Volunteers Needed

2021-03-02T14:51:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Travel is currently looking for student volunteers in any kind of secondary school in Ireland to take part in online focus groups as part of our #andshecycles campaign. Please contact Robert, our Secondary Schools Development Officer at regan@eeu.anataisce.org if you think your school/students would be interested.  About the #andshecycles focus groups: This research is being carried [...]

26 February 2021

Siúlóid Nádúir an Earraigh le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge

2021-02-26T15:04:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Tá Scoileanna Glasa ag tabhairt cuireadh do ghach dalta, tuismitheoir agus múinteoir sa chlár Scoileanna Glasa dul ar siúlóid nádúir an Earraigh chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh ó 1ú do 17ú de Mhárta. Ar an siúlóid seo ba mhaith linn go ndéanfá Tóraíocht Taisce an Earraigh. Ansin tóg grianghraf den Chomhartha Earraigh agus cuir suas [...]

5 February 2021

Application Deadline and New Forms

2021-04-14T08:51:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We hope that all Green-Schools Coordinators, teachers, SNAs, principals and other school staff are well and managing the challenges of home schooling and remote learning. We know that you have a lot to think about at the moment and we understand that schools are not in a position to continue the Green-Schools Programme in [...]

26 January 2021

Marine Creative Writing Competition 2021

2021-02-02T09:31:43+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools are delighted to announce our first ever National Marine Creative Writing Competition. The competition offers an opportunity for primary school students working towards (or previously awarded) their flag for Global Citizenship: Marine Environment, to explore the ocean through a short story or poem.   Categories There will be three age categories for entries:   1st & [...]

19 January 2021

Green-Schools Stay Home: January 2021

2021-01-27T12:08:29+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our Green-Schools Stay Home Resources are now available at the Green-Schools Projects Page. 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 our Green-Schools Quizzes Page The [...]

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 [...]

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