Category: Water theme

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 |Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste|

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 |Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy, Global Citizenship Marine Environment, Global Citizenship Travel, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Uncategorized, Travel theme, Water theme, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste|

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 March 2019

Report from Ocean Youth Summit 2018

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Water theme|

Hi, I’m Don Crowley, an 18-year old-student in Newpark Comprehensive school in Blackrock. From the age of 13 I have been very involved in the Green-Schools programme and I have a strong interest in taking action against all issues our planet is facing. In the middle of Summer 2018 I got an email from my [...]

3 March 2019

SeaKeepers Project makes a splash!

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Water theme|

The Green-Schools Team is delighted to launch our latest initiative: SeaKeepers. The Green-Schools SeaKeepers Project is a new pilot we are currently running with a selection of schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. We are especially excited to launch this new project on World Wildlife Day 2019, whose theme this year is  [...]

27 November 2018

Water Poster Competition 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |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

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |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 2018/2019

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |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 [...]

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