24 September 2020

Introducing Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity

2020-09-28T13:54:24+00:00By |Biodiversity, Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food|

Green-Schools are delighted to be announced as an Awardee of the Rethink Ireland Innovate Together Fund. Our latest theme, Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity is the tenth theme to be added to the Green-Schools programme. The theme is proudly supported by the Rethink Ireland’s Innovate Together Fund, following Green-Schools being one of the 51 [...]

25 September 2020

Climate Action Week 2020

2020-09-28T16:22:05+00:00By |Uncategorized|

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. If you host an Action Day during Climate Action Week, it will count towards your Green Flag application! Top Ten Resources Event Organisers Guide / Treoir d’Eagraithe [...]

23 September 2020

World Rivers Day

2020-09-25T15:24:10+00:00By |Water theme, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

It’s World Rivers Day! Rivers are so important – they shape the land, provide us with water and are home to a huge variety of wildlife. Did you know that we have 70,000km of waterways in Ireland, home to 29 species of freshwater fish?! Some, like the salmon and the eel, only spend part [...]

23 September 2020

Fáilte go dtí Scoileanna-Glasa Taisteal

2020-09-24T14:13:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Tá ríméad an domhain ar Scoileanna Glasa go bhfuil daltaí agus múinteoirí ar ais ar scoil. Is léir go mbeidh a lán athruithe le teacht ar an lá scoile i mbliana, agus tuigimid go cruinn na dúshláin atá amach romhaibh. Tosaíocht de gach scoil is ea sabháilte ag geataí na scoile, agus teacht le [...]

22 September 2020

Climate Ambassador Applications are open

2020-09-22T13:57:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Climate Ambassador Team would like to invite secondary students, and teachers of both primary and secondary schools, to apply for 2021! Be part of a prestigious group and become one of Ireland’s Climate Ambassadors. This is an opportunity to take meaningful action and make positive changes, with full support from our Climate Action Officers and your national network of [...]

21 September 2020

Make Way Day – September 25th

2020-09-22T15:00:30+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Make Way Day, on on September 25th, is a national public awareness campaign that highlights the need for all members of society and the community to consider the needs of people with disabilities within the public spaces that we all use and share. The initiative is led by the Disability Federation of Ireland, who collaborate [...]

14 September 2020

Win a Bike Shelter – Bike Week 2020 Competition

2020-09-23T08:39:05+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Is your school bike shed at bursting capacity? Lines of bicycles clogging up the common area? In celebration of the rescheduled Bike Week 2020, Green-Schools are giving away a free bike shelter along with a cycling accessories goodie pack to a lucky school who best demonstrates their need for a bike shed upgrade! We [...]

3 September 2020

Bike Week 2020

2020-09-21T08:59:09+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

In timing with the return to schools Green-Schools Travel prepared an ideas document 'Safe to School', to help families, schools and communities continue to travel actively to school whilst observing social distancing measures. As was experienced by many during 2020, cycling is a great mode of travel for avoiding crowded pathways and ensuring two [...]

28 August 2020

Back to School 2020/2021

2020-09-14T12:37:11+00:00By |Uncategorized|

September is around the corner and with it ‘The Back to School’ term has finally rolled in. Usually a time for fresh starts and new routines, Green-Schools understands the anticipation and hope that has been building up for many individuals, families and school staff for a smooth return to normal school life. Whilst we [...]

27 August 2020

Dublin’s first ‘School Zone’ is launched at Francis Street CBS

2020-08-28T10:17:23+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

School Zones are designed to encourage vehicles to slow down, discourage drop off and pick up to reduce congestion and increase safety at the school gate. Green-Schools Infrastructure Officer, Trevor Keppel, has been working the NTA developing the ‘School Zone’ concept since October 2019. Green-Schools are delighted that Dublin City Council have taken this idea [...]

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