Category: Water theme

22 October 2020

Green-Schools Irish Water Awards 2020 Winners Announced at Online Ceremony

2020-10-22T13:34:38+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools moved its annual Water Awards ceremony online today, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in 24 schools around the country. Postponed in May due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ceremony celebrates the winners of the annual Water School of the Year Awards; Water poster competition and Water Ambassador Programme. The Green-Schools Water theme is [...]

23 September 2020

World Rivers Day

2020-09-25T15:24:10+00:00By |Water theme, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

It’s World Rivers Day! Rivers are so important – they shape the land, provide us with water and are home to a huge variety of wildlife. Did you know that we have 70,000km of waterways in Ireland, home to 29 species of freshwater fish?! Some, like the salmon and the eel, only spend part [...]

7 July 2020

Water Conservation Photo Competition Winners!

2020-08-28T10:17:24+00:00By |Water theme|

Thank-you to all the people who took part in our water conservation photo competition. We got many fantastic entries and we'd like to say a big well done for all the great water conservation work that has and is being carried out through out the country by students and families. It all adds up [...]

9 April 2020

Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition 2020 Results

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Water theme|

This year's Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition focused on the message: "Let's take Climate Action for Water" which aligned with the theme for World Water Day 2020 while incorporating a positive message of action. This year we also added a new Secondary Schools Video Category. The poster competition encouraged students to investigate the relationship between water [...]

8 April 2020

Water Ambassador Progress Report Winners

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Water theme|

After reviewing the very high quality water ambassadors reports submitted this year 2019/20 ambassadors were chosen in each region to be awarded a tablet. Three water ambassadors have won a tablet for their work completed so far on the water ambassador programme 2019/20. The winners from each region are:   West/North: Margaret Nnadi, 2nd year [...]

31 October 2019

Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition 2020

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Water theme|

We are pleased to announce our seventh annual Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition! This year's competition's theme is Let's Take Climate Action for Water, which aligns with the theme for World Water Day 2020: Water & Climate Change. This year we have added a new Secondary Schools Video Category, and we're asking individuals or groups [...]

22 September 2019

Green-Schools Seminars 2019/2020

2020-08-28T10:17:26+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Welcome back to the new Green-Schools year! Every year, in partnership with local authorities, we host seminars for teachers in locations across the country. These one-hour seminars are focused on introducing teachers to new Green-Schools themes and are a great place to meet Green-Schools and local authority staff; get information on the theme you're beginning [...]

14 May 2019

Teacher Training Summer Courses: Dublin, Meath & Online

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Dublin Course Outline: Green-Schools and the Global Goals This year we have updated the Green-Schools Teacher Training Course to include the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The course will help participants to understand the Global Goals and the link between them and the Green-Schools programme.  The course covers all themes of the programme and provides useful [...]

3 May 2019

Getting to the Green Flag Awards Ceremony

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

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 16 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

1 May 2019

Green-Schools Irish Water Awards 2019 Winners Announced

2020-08-28T10:17:36+00:00By |Uncategorized, Water theme|

Wednesday, 1 May 2019: Students from across Ireland were honoured for their efforts promoting water conservation and awareness at an award ceremony in Dublin today. Two schools, Ballaghkeene National School (Wexford) and St. Louis’ Secondary School (Dundalk) were named Ireland’s Water Schools of the Year for their hard work on the Green-Schools Water theme, which [...]

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