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7 February 2019

Marine Planning Poster Competition Launched

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The Green-Schools Programme is excited to launch its newest poster competition: the Green-Schools Marine Spatial Planning Competition 'Our Seas Our Future' 2019. The competition is open to schools who are currently working on, or have been awarded the Green Flag for, the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. This is the first year of the competition [...]

30 January 2019

Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference 2019

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Our third annual Green-Schools Marine Environment Conference began in Galway on Tuesday, January 29th. Taking place over two days in Salthill, the conference is supported by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. 21 schools attended the conference which focuses on our marine environment and the threatening effects pollution is having on biodiversity. In [...]

7 January 2019

A Clean Start to 2019

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Welcome back to the second part of the 2018/19 academic year. The staff here at Green-Schools are well rested after the Christmas break and ready for the new calendar of exciting events and programmes. January often comes with great promise of ‘a fresh start’. We put high expectations on ourselves to be healthier, achieve more [...]

13 December 2018

Eco-Schools National Operators Meeting 2018

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You might have seen a lot of activity on our social media accounts towards the end of November promoting a very special event in Cork.During three days in November, Green-Schools Ireland played host to the annual Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting 2018. The Green-Schools programme (known globally as Eco-Schools) is operated in Ireland by An Taisce and is the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]