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July 2020

€50

Online Summer Course: Climate Change, Science & Action

July 6, 2020 - July 31, 2020
| €50

Green-Schools Online Summer Course is back! Last summer we ran our first online course with teachers from 18 counties and following it's great success, we will run the same course this summer. ‘Climate Change, Science & Action for Primary Teachers’ will run from Monday July 6th to Friday July 31st inclusive. The 20-hour course will [...]

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August 2020

Free

Public webinar – Walkable Streets: Theory, Possibility & Practice

20 August 2020
| Free
3.00PM-4.00PM

Experts working in the field of walkability in Ireland present a variety of rich perspectives on the theme of ‘Walkable Streets’ Are you a school, parent, national authority professional, or active travel activist interested in the promotion and realisation of walkable streets? This Public Webinar on the development of walkable streets is for you. Register [...]

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Free

Climate Ambassador Webinar Series

27 August 2020
| Free
7.00PM-8.00PM

The Climate Ambassador Team would like to invite you to our special public webinar series in the lead up to Culture Night 2020. The 4-part series will host an array of exciting guest speakers and demonstrations circling the themes of food, fashion, biodiversity and culminating in a climactic night to remember! Food - 7pm Thursday [...]

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September 2020

Free

European Mobility Week

September 16, 2020 - September 22, 2020
| Free

This year's EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK theme is ‘Zero-emission mobility for all’. The theme reflects the ambitious targets of a carbon-neutral continent by 2050, as laid out by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, when presenting the European Green Deal. It also aims to highlight the importance of accessibility to zero-emission transport and promote an [...]

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Free

Park(ing) Day

18 September 2020
| Free

Today is #Parkingday, and no, that doesn't celebrate the parking of vehicles.😆 Park(ing) Day invites citizens, businesses and @LAsIreland to commandeer a parking space and create your own PARK and reclaim your town or urban space. What's happening in your city or town? Dublin Cork  

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Free

Bike Week 2020

September 19, 2020 - September 27, 2020
| Free

Bike Week 2020, which traditionally falls mid-June, has been rescheduled to 19th – 27th September 2020. Bike Week is a celebration of the bicycle as a fun, healthy and eco-friendly mode of travel, and throughout the week promotional events and activities will be arranged by schools, Local Authorities, community groups and cycling groups. Check out [...]

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Free

The World’s Largest Lesson

September 21, 2020 - September 25, 2020
| Free

Calling all Green-Schools Global Citizenship schools! Watch this inspiring video of young people around the Globe fighting for change in their communities and working towards achieving the Global Goals by 2030. We only have a decade of action left to achieve the 17 Global Goals, so will you get involved? The Global Goals', World's Largest [...]

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Free

World Car-Free Day

22 September 2020
| Free
Free

World Maritime Day

24 September 2020
| Free
Make Way Day
Free

Make Way Day

25 September 2020
| Free

https://www.makewayday.com/

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Free

World Environmental Health Day

26 September 2020
| Free

World Rivers Day

27 September 2020

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

29 September 2020

#FLWDay (International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste) #NoFoodLossWaste

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October 2020

Free

National Tree Day

01 October 2020
| Free

Check out our activities and resources for celebrating National Tree Day on our News Blog Get them quick! The Tree Council of Ireland are giving out a free Scots Pine tree for Tetrapack Tree day which takes place on October 1st. The Scots Pine is a coniferous tree with cones that provide pine seeds which are [...]

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Free

World Teachers’ Day

05 October 2020
| Free

Its #WorldTeachersDay and we would like to thank ALL the amazing teaching staff in schools nationwide! #SDG4 on education recognises teachers as key to the achievement of the Education 2030 agenda. Today is an occasion to mark progress and reflect on ways to overcome remaining challenges.

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Free

World Migratory Bird Day

10 October 2020
| Free
Free

UN Day of the Girl Child – Global Citizenship

11 October 2020
| Free

2020 theme: “My Voice, Our Equal Future”

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Free

Climate Action Week

October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020
| Free

Ireland’s fourth Climate Action Week will run from October 12th to 18th, 2020, so please mark it in your school calendars now and download your poster, pledge and other resources below.   Head over to our News section to find out how your school can get involved.

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Free

Climate Action Week Secondary – 2040 Screening

12-14 October 2020
| Free
9.00AM-11.00PM

Join us for a #ClimateActionWeek screening of the award-winning climate documentary 2040! Green-Schools are delighted to present our #ClimateActionWeek event for secondary students! If you are a secondary teacher, register for your free screening ticket now and watch '2040' with your class any time from 9am Monday 12th October to 11am Wednesday 14th October. After the screening [...]

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Free

Climate Action Week Primary – Storytime – We Want Our Park Back

13 October 2020
| Free
10.00AM-10.40AM

Green-Schools is delighted to present our debut storybook, ‘We Want Our Park Back’, written and illustrated by Oisín McGann for ages 5 to 8. Green-Schools is delighted to present our debut storybook, ‘We Want Our Park Back’, written and illustrated by Oisín McGann for ages 5 to 8. Register for this free event and we [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Cork City and Kerry

13 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Cork City and Kerry teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Dublin City

14 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Dublin City teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction with [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath

15 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in [...]

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Free

World Food Day

16 October 2020
| Free

#FoodHeroes #WorldFoodDay

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Carlow, Waterford, Kilkenny

19 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Carlow, Waterford, Kilkenny teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Galway and Mayo

20 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Galway and Mayo teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

National Secondary School Teacher Training – Travel Year 1

20 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-6.00PM

As part of our series of Teacher Training Seminars, we will be hosting a National Secondary School Year 1 Travel Teacher Training event for participating schools. This will take place on Tuesday, October the 20th from 5pm – 6pm as a ZOOM meeting hosted by Secondary Schools Development Officer, Robbie Egan. If you have registered for [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – South Dublin and Fingal

21 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools South Dublin and Fingal teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in [...]

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Free

National Secondary School Teacher Training – Global Citizenship Travel Year 1

21 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-6.00PM

As part of our series of Teacher Training Seminars, we will be hosting a National Secondary School Year 1 Global Citizenship Travel Teacher Training event for participating schools. This will take place on Wednesday, October the 21st from 5pm – 6pm as a ZOOM meeting hosted by Secondary Schools Development Officer, Robbie Egan. If you have [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – DLR & Wicklow

22 October 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools DLR & Wicklow teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

World Cities Day

31 October 2020
| Free

31 October is World Cities Day, there is an overarching theme of Better City, Better Life, and Each year a different sub-theme is selected, to either promote successes of urbanisation, or address specific challenges resulting from urbanisation. The aim of the day is to focus the international community’s attention on urbanisation as a central issue for [...]

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November 2020

Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Cavan & Monaghan

03 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Cavan and Monaghan teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Limerick & Tipperary

04 November 2020
| Free
3.00PM-6.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Limerick & Tipperary teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Clare

04 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Clare teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction with our [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Louth & Meath

05 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Louth and Meath teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Roscommon, Leitrim & Longford

09 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in [...]

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Free

Teacher Training Seminar – Donegal & Sligo

10 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Donegal and Sligo teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Teacher Training Seminar – Cork County South

11 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Cork County South teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Teacher Training Seminar – Cork County West

12 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-7.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Cork County West teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Teacher Training Seminar – Cork County North

16 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Cork County North teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction [...]

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Teacher Training Seminar – Wexford

17 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-8.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Wexford teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with individual thematic seminars to give specific guidance for each Green-Schools theme. Each seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction with our [...]

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Green-Schools Travel Conference

18 November 2020
| Free
10.00AM-1.00PM

Calling all Green-Schools register for our free online sustainable travel conferences, which will take place on November 18th. The theme of the conference is Ireland’s 2040 Vision and students have an opportunity to learn about sustainable travel, the Sustainable Development Goals, air quality and many more topics. There are two conferences taking place on the [...]

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Teacher Training Seminar: Energy Theme

18 November 2020
| Free
5.00PM-6.00PM

Registrations are now open for Green-Schools Energy Theme teacher training seminars! The seminar will be hosted online through Zoom, with specific guidance for the Energy theme. The seminar will include a theme presentation and Q&A session and will last approximately 1 hour. Green-Schools delivers our seminar series in conjunction with our Local Authority partners. To [...]

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Free

World Toilet Day – Global Citizenship

19 November 2020
| Free

What is World Toilet Day all About? Toilets save lives, because human waste spreads killer diseases. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. World Toilet Day is celebrated on 19th November every year. It’s all about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and help achieve Sustainable Development [...]

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Free

Clean Air Week 2020 & Poetry Competition

November 23, 2020 - November 27, 2020
| Free

CLEAN AIR WEEK COMPETITION UPDATE: We will be publishing names of the winning poets in the New Year, owing to a large volume of entries. Thank you to all of the schools that entered the competition; there are a lot of talented poets out there!  Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the second annual Clean [...]

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December 2020

World Soil Day

05 December 2020

World Soil Day is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. https://youtu.be/MSbbl5lpmik

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Free

First screening of the Marine Film Club!

11 December 2020
| Free
8.00AM-5.00PM

Exciting times: Green-Schools is pleased to launch its first screening of the Marine Film Club! This great initiative is open to all Secondary Schools working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme.  The film club’s debut screening will be of A Plastic Ocean: a powerful, very informative and incredibly eye-opening documentary on the state of [...]

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March 2021

Walk for Water 2021 / World Water Day

22 March 2021

Monday March 22nd is World Water Day. World Water Day became a UN observance day in 1993. It seeks to focus attention on the global water crisis. On 22 March every year, people and organizations mark World Water Day by taking action to tackle the water crisis. World Water Day 2021 has the theme, [...]

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Scoot to School Week 2021

March 22 - March 26

Scoot to School Week will run from March 22 to 26, 2021 and National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday March 24. Green-Schools would like to invite all primary schools currently on Travel and Global Citizenship Travel to participate in National Scoot to School Week - either at school or [...]

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National Tree Week: Green-Schools Biodiversity & LEAF Ireland

March 22 - March 27

Green-Schools Biodiversity are teaming up with LEAF Ireland  to bring you some fun ideas and activities for getting your students outdoors and celebrating National Tree Week, next week. National Tree Week runs March 21st – 27th 2021. To mark this, we have put together a selection of simple resources for teachers to use with class groups, for some guided and focused learning on the school campus or in a local green space. Click the links in [...]

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