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25 May 2020

Green Flag 2020 – Congratulations!

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Green-Schools wishes to congratulate all Green-Schools students, school staff and families who helped schools in achieving and renewing the Green Flag 2020! Join in on the celebrations virtually from today May 25-29th for a week of #GreenFlag2020 celebrations! We will have lots of video messages throughout the week from Green-Schools Officers, Environmental Awareness Officers and Sponsors [...]

8 May 2020

Green Flag Achievements 2020

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Thank you to all the schools who have been submitting their applications to us over the last few months. We know there are still some schools who were waiting to access information on site and we will work with those schools to ensure your work is rewarded whenever possible over the coming months. However, we [...]

22 April 2020

50 Years of Earth Day

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On April 22, 2020 Earth Day celebrates 50 years of diversifying, educating and activating the environmental movement worldwide. Since its creation in 1970 the Earth has seen many shifts, both culturally and environmentally. We have faced environmental challenges, such global climate change and biodiversity loss but we have also seen great progress in environmental awareness [...]

22 April 2020

Green-Schools Launch Stay Home Project

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Following the temporary closure of schools, Green-Schools have launched their latest project Green-Schools Stay Home. Green-Schools Officers around the country are developing new and interactive activities that students can take part in from within the home environment. Weekly activities and tips, which are suitable for a wide range of age groups, promise to be fun [...]

12 March 2020

The Green-Schools office is currently closed…

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Due to the school closures, all Green-Schools events and renewal visits are postponed. We have extended our Green-Flag application deadline for schools who would usually be submitting their application online at this time. We would like to sincerely thank all those who have continued to submit their applications to us during this time- it’s been wonderful [...]

4 March 2020

Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Courses

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Calling all Primary and Secondary school teachers! The Green-Schools Summer Course is back, running from July 6th-10th in Dublin and 1st-7th in Cork City. €75 for the week Lunch included 3 EPV days approved Places are limited! Dublin Course details Cork Course details   Green-Schools and the Global Goals Following increased interest from coordinators to [...]

20 February 2020

Young Reporters for the Environment Competition 2020

The Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less competition for 2020 is now open! We are inviting Green-Schools secondary schools to investigate and report on local litter and waste issues in your schools and communities and produce an article, video or photograph for the competition. This year, the competition is linked to SDG 12 [...]

20 December 2019

Vacancy: GLOBE Science Education Officer

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The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts, Neat Streets and GLOBE. GLOBE is an international science and education programme that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity [...]

25 November 2019

Green-Schools and November Climate Strike

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Following the national and international Climate Strikes in September, the Green-Schools programme has been heartened and encouraged by a significant increase in student awareness and participation in climate issues. This has been particularly the case in Green-Schools initiatives like the Water Ambassador Programme and the Climate Ambassador Programme.  Both of these programmes have large numbers [...]

21 October 2019

Mayo Students Have Climate Hope

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Thursday, October 17: Students from five primary schools and one secondary school gathered in the stunning Visitor Centre of Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park as part of Green-Schools' Climate Action Week, the third annual weeklong celebration of climate solutions in schools across Ireland. Climate Action Week is all about encouraging students, teachers and the wider [...]