Category: Water theme

Water theme

Category: Water theme

2 May 2017

Water Poster Competition Winners 2017

By |Water theme|

This year we were overwhelmed with entries to the Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition. The Green-Schools office received over 3,000 entries from schools all over Ireland, all focused on this year's theme: Global Goal 6, Clean Water and Sanitation. You can view our winning 12 posters below. Thank you to all of the schools and [...]

21 March 2017

Guide to the online application forms

A few tips when completing the online forms: Press 'save for later' whenever you want to leave the form, not after each step The Submit button is final: after pressing submit you will no longer be able to access your form Following submission an email is sent automatically to you from with [...]

6 March 2017

Bike Week Logo Competition

Green-Schools is pleased to invite secondary schools* to take part in the Bike Week Logo Competition. This logo competition is being run in partnership with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Smarter Travel Campus programme. The aim of the competition is for individual students to design a logo which best illustrates the theme: [...]

1 March 2017

Walk for Water this March

By |Water theme, Global Citizenship|

  Wednesday March 22 is World Water Day. World Water Day is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home. You will already be familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (aka Global Goals), launched in 2015, which include [...]

15 November 2016

Munster’s new Water Ambassadors begin training

By |Water theme|

Students from five secondary schools attended training in Mallow today to become Green-Schools Water Ambassadors. The training workshops, attended by 16 students from schools in Kerry, Cork and Limerick, focused on providing students with the skills necessary to spread the message of water awareness in their communities. The workshop was organised and facilitated at Springfort [...]

27 October 2016

October Ezine out now!

The Green-Schools October Ezine is out now! News stories this month include updates on the new Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme; the launch of the Learning about Forests (LEAF) programme in Ireland; the forthcoming Eco-Schools National Operator Meeting and more! You can read the ezine here and sign up for future editions on our homepage.

27 October 2016

Water Poster Competition 2017

By |Water theme|

We are excited to announce details of this year's Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition. This is the fourth year we have run this competition in partnership with Irish Water. Last year we received in excess of 2,500 entries! Promotional posters have been sent to eligible schools and you can also download versions in English and [...]

26 October 2016

Secondary School Water Forums

By |Water theme|

Water Forums have taken place for secondary schools around the country this past week. Water Forums offer schools working on the Green-Schools Water theme a chance to come together and exchange ideas with the assistance of Green-Schools Officers and a model school who have already achieved the Green Flag award for the Water theme. This [...]

27 September 2016

Green-Schools and Irish Water launch fourth year of partnership

By |Water theme|

An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme has teamed up with Irish Water for a fourth year to support schools undertaking their Water theme.  The Water theme aims to increase awareness of water conservation among primary and secondary school students. During the last academic year schools in Ireland saved 582 litres of water per person per year: enough [...]

22 September 2016

Green-Schools Ambassador Programme

By |Water theme|

We are pleased to announce details of this year's Green-Schools Ambassador Programme. In partnership with Irish Water this free programme will focus on the Green-Schools Water theme. Secondary school students are asked to apply to become ambassadors and those that are successful will attend a one day workshop in November and a support session in January. [...]