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21 January 2022

Green-Schools & Global Children’s Designathon

2022-01-21T22:07:24+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We at Green-Schools Ireland are very exciting to be able to take part in the annual Global Children’s Designathon (GCD) for the first time with six of our primary schools in Cork County. The annual Global Children’s Designathon (GCD) is dedicated to celebrating what the world could be like when children are put in charge [...]

21 January 2022

Green-Schools National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2022 

2022-01-21T21:55:40+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Marine are delighted to launch the National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2022.  The aim of the competition is for individual students to create an original piece of creative writing inspired by the theme “Through the eyes of the ocean”. The piece may take the form of either a short story or a poem and must be no more than 500 [...]

17 December 2021

Christmas 2021 Closing Dates

2022-01-12T10:49:31+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools office will close from December 22nd, 2021 to January 3rd, 2022 inclusive. At the end of what has been another difficult year, we want to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude and best wishes to the teachers, students, principals, parents, SNAs, caretakers, administrative staff and the wider community of every Green-School [...]

1 December 2021

Water Poster & Video Competition 2022

2021-12-17T13:05:51+00:00By |Uncategorized, Water theme|

We are pleased to invite eligible schools* around Ireland to take part in the Green-Schools Irish Water Poster & Video Competition 2022. This is the eighth year of this competition for schools and there are some great prizes to be won. This year’s theme is Groundwater: Our Hidden Treasure and the deadline for entries [...]

26 November 2021

Twelve Climate Ambassadors Awarded for Outstanding Achievement in 2021

2021-11-26T11:52:13+00:00By |Uncategorized|

An Taisce’s Environmental Education Unit announced twelve Climate Ambassador Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Thursday 25th November, 2021. The awards are an annual opportunity for Climate Ambassadors to connect and reflect, as we recognise and celebrate their fantastic achievements. Initially due to take place in Dublin, the ceremony shifted online due to current covid [...]

10 November 2021

Green-Schools Awards 2021

2021-12-14T12:54:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

During an exciting virtual awards ceremony, Green-Schools awarded over 528 schools in Ireland for their success on the Green Flag programme during the 2020-2021 period. The online event was broadcast from an in-house studio, hosted by Green-Schools MCs including a sign language interpreter, and streamed live to 1080 attendees. Green-Schools wishes to congratulate the [...]

18 October 2021

Green-Schools and Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Mini-Campaign

2021-10-18T09:06:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Take action on litter and waste in your school and local community and join thousands of other around the globe in the Litter Less Mini-Campaign this month! From October 18th – 12th November, we invite your school to engage in seven daily actions to help the planet! There will be video clips to watch, easy investigations and activities – like [...]

14 October 2021

Let’s Fix Fashion

2021-11-24T14:49:14+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are delighted to launch our exciting new project Green-Schools Let’s Fix Fashion.  This project is open to secondary schools working on the Global Citizenship themes and deals new with a topic that is close to many teenagers' hearts: fashion. We want to raise awareness of the devastating impacts of the fashion industry and to encourage [...]

5 October 2021

Seminars 2021/2022: Online

2021-11-18T12:14:00+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome to the 2021/2022 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 [...]

17 September 2021

Green-Schools 2021/2022: Deadlines & Information

2021-10-12T13:29:29+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome back to the new academic year. We hope that everyone is settling in well to the new school year. We are really looking forward to the 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 [...]

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