Category: Water theme

Water theme

Category: Water theme

27 November 2018

Water Poster Competition 2019

By |Water theme|

Green-Schools are delighted to announce the details of this year’s Green-Schools Water Poster Competition. This is the sixth year we have run this prestigious competition in partnership with Irish Water. Last year we received in excess of 2,000 entries. Promotional posters have been sent to eligible schools  (schools currently working on, or previously awarded for, the Water [...]

8 November 2018

Green-Schools & Irish Water launch sixth year of partnership

By |Water theme|

Following the drought of Summer 2018, Irish Water is delighted to once again sponsor the An Taisce Green-Schools Water theme for the sixth year running. School children across Ireland saved over 389 million litres of water last year, the equivalent of over 450 million cups of coffee, due to their participation in the Green-Schools programme. [...]

20 September 2018

Green-Schools Water Ambassador Programme

By |Water theme|

Green-Schools are delighted to announce that the Water Ambassador Programme applications are now open. The Water Ambassador programme is partnered with Irish Water and has successfully focused on the Green-Schools Water theme since 2015. The free programme is tailored for secondary school students from schools who are working on, or have already completed, the Water theme.  Students are asked to [...]

11 September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

The Summer season has come and gone now, too fast it may seem, but here in the Green-Schools Office we are excited for the new 2018/2019 academic year. Each year our Local Authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they’ll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered [...]

5 July 2018

Summer Blog Series – What a drought!

By |Water theme|

School is officially closed for Summer holidays but the Green-Schools team are still very much at work to inspire local changes with global impacts! For the duration of the holidays we will be publishing a wide variety of sustainable tips and news reports as part of a series of Summer blog posts. In light of [...]

1 June 2018

Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition 2018

By |Water theme|

As part of the Green-Schools Irish Water Awards 2018 students were invited to enter the Irish Water Poster Competition 2018. The focus of the message was Water and water conservation and participating students were briefed with the theme: Water & the Environment The poster competition encouraged students to look around them and see the role [...]

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 [...]

3 May 2018

National Water School of the Year 2018

By |Water theme|

The work of students and staff from schools nationwide were recognised at the Green-Schools Water Awards 2018 for their work on the Water theme of the Green-Schools programme. These particular schools were selected due to their extensive efforts in involving the local community in their work along with innovative ideas to conserve water. The Green-Schools [...]

28 February 2018

Water Poster Competition 2018

By |Water theme|

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2018** We are excited to announce details of this year’s Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition. This is the fifth year we have run this competition in partnership with Irish Water. Last year we received in excess of 3,000 entries. Promotional posters have been sent to eligible schools  (schools currently working [...]

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 [...]