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September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

September 3, 2018 - December 31, 2018

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…

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October 2018

Water Forums 2018/2019

October 8, 2018 - March 1, 2019

The forums are student led interactive workshops that have plenty of activities to engage participants, provide an opportunity for them to share their ideas and knowledge as well as learn how to successfully carry out the water theme and future themes. Green-Schools students currently on the Water programme are invited to register to take part…

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Climate Action Week 2018

October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018

Green-Schools are delighted to present Ireland’s second #ClimateActionWeek! 2017 was hit by Storm Ophelia but that didn’t dampen your spirits as Green-Schools around Ireland held a whopping 137 events despite school closures. We’re hoping for even more Climate Action this year! Are you planning your Green-Schools Day of Action? Host a Climate Action Day in…

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Marine Environment Forums 2018

October 23, 2018-November 14, 2018

Green-Schools An Taisce Marine Environment Forums will take place over four dates in the 2018 academic year. The Marine Environment Forums are available for Green-Schools currently on the Marine Environment theme. The forums are designed for senior Primary School level (4th-6th class). Four students and an adult from one class group can attend this fun and…

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March 2019

Scoot to School Week 2019

March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019

March 11 - 15 is Green-Schools National Scoot to School Week. National SOW Day will be held on Wednesday, March 13. Participating in National SOW Week/Day shows your support for a greener, healthier environment by encouraging students to scoot to school. This is the fifth year of National Scoot to School Week, which was the…

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Walk for Water 2019 / World Water Day

22 March 2019

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 a target…

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May 2019

Walk to School Week 2019

May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

Schools across Ireland are invited to celebrate National Walk to School Week 2019, which takes place from Monday May 13th to Friday, May 17th. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week is a country-wide initiative which will result in thousands of pupils, their parents and teachers walking to and from school, to celebrate the…

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June 2019

Bike Week 2019

June 22, 2019 - June 30, 2019

National Bike Week returns from Saturday, June 22 to Sunday June 30, 2019. Bike Week is an annual celebration of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. Bike Week is held each year with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. This year Bike Week is taking place to…

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September 2019

European Mobility Week 2019

September 16, 2019 - September 22, 2019

European Mobility Week is being celebrated across the continent this week. Since 2002, EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK has sought to improve public health and quality of life through promoting clean mobility and sustainable urban transport. The campaign gives people the chance to explore the role of city streets and to experiment with practical solutions to tackle urban challenges,…

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October 2019

Climate Action Week 2019

October 14, 2019 - October 20, 2019

Ireland's third Climate Action Week will run from October 14-20, 2019 so please mark it in your school calendars now and download your poster, pledge and other resources below. If you host an Action Day during Climate Action Week, it will count towards your Green Flag application! In advance of Climate Action Week Green-Schools will be…

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