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16 October 2018

Climate Action Week 2018

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Now in its second year, Green-Schools’ Climate Action Week 2018 takes place from October 15th to 19th in schools across the country. The annual awareness campaign on climate action highlights how climate change is impacting Ireland. The week long initiative encourages students, teachers and the wider community to talk about climate change and get involved in local [...]

6 July 2018

Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Course 2018

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One of the best weeks during the Green-Schools Summer term is the Teacher Training course. Teachers and Green-Schools Coordinators have an opportunity to immerse themselves in a week long workshop programme, which covers each of the Green-Schools An Taisce themes.   Some teachers are new to Green-Schools, taking the course to gain an insight into [...]

23 June 2018

Climate Change Prezi

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These secondary teacher notes on climate change, science and action are to accompany the Green-Schools prezi resource. Click the below link to review the document. Climate Change Science Action_Prezi Notes_Secondary  

26 May 2018

Climate Hope for Green-Schools

The last week of April 2018 saw four Climate Hope Forums take place in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Limerick. Climate Action Officer Gráinne Ryan and the Green-Schools Team gathered 155 representatives from primary and secondary school students and teachers, local authorities and local Councillors to join forces over the common interest in climate change. The [...]

12 April 2018

Getting to the Green Flag Awards Ceremony

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Congratulations to the hundreds of schools around the country who received their Green Flag award notification - we can't wait to meet you at our award ceremonies in May. This year Green-Schools are hosting 18 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

11 April 2018

EPV Approved Teacher Training Courses

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We are now accepting registrations for this summer's Green-Schools Approved Teacher Training Courses in Dublin. Keen to make your classroom green? Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Course 2018 is now fully booked for Meath-places are still available for the Dublin Course. Please email j.scott@eeu.antaisce.org for booking. The courses run from July 2nd - 6th from 9.30am - [...]

22 March 2018

Climate Hope Forums Coming Soon

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Is your school engaged in climate change? Do your students know all about global warming? We are organising regional Climate Hope Forums in April to strengthen the National Dialogue on Climate Action and empower you and your students to confidently encourage climate action in your local school community. Sligo; Thursday 19th April from 10am-1pm in [...]

8 February 2018

Office closed: Friday, 9th February

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The Green-Schools Office will close on Friday, 9th February 2018 to facilitate essential works. Staff will be available by email and the office will reopen on Monday, February 12th as normal. Thank you for your patience.

5 February 2018

Meet the Green-Schools Expo Speakers!

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The Green-Schools Expo is a little over a fortnight away and we can't wait! This year's Expo will feature an expanded EPA Eco-Talks zone, with 19 speakers spread across our four time-slots. We're thrilled to have such a great selection of amazing speakers, from lots of different areas connected to climate change, sustainability, our environment [...]

1 February 2018

Renewal Application Deadline and Online Forms

Friday, March 16th is the deadline for schools to apply to renew the Green Flag award under our various themes. If you are unsure if your school is due to renew please contact us as soon as possible to find out, to avoid a delay. Before submitting your application form you must arrange a renewal [...]