19 January 2021

Green-Schools Stay Home: January 2021

2021-01-19T21:20:07+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our Green-Schools Stay Home Resources are now available at: https://greenschoolsireland.org/projects/ We hope our resources are useful for teachers, parents and students who wish to supplement remote teaching lessons or complete activities at home. We have also added a Green-Schools Quiz section, which can be found at: https://greenschoolsireland.org/greenschools-quizzes/ The Quizzes cover a wide range of [...]

17 December 2020

Christmas Closing Dates

2021-01-19T21:21:02+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools office is closed from Wednesday December 23 until January 3rd, inclusive. We wish all of our schools: the students, teachers, principals, SNAs, administrative staff, caretakers, parents and your wider school communities a happy and peaceful break over the festive season. If you need to contact us you can do so by clicking here. [...]

3 December 2020

Green-Schools premiere Ireland’s first Travel Conference for schools

2020-12-04T09:49:59+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

On November 18th 2020, Green-Schools Travel launched the first-ever Travel Conference for both primary and secondary schools nationwide. The conference was proudly supported by the Department of Transport and the The National Transport Authority The much-anticipated conference, which had been due to take place earlier in March, was delivered virtually on a televised-style platform to a wide [...]

3 December 2020

School Streets Project Launched in Galway

2020-12-03T16:12:57+00:00By |Uncategorized|

On Monday, November 20, Scoil Iognáid launched the first School Streets project in Galway City and County. Hundreds of school children from Scoil Iognáid and their parents walked, cycled, scooted, or used Park 'n' Stride to travel to school. A ‘School Street’ is a road outside a school with a temporary restriction on motorised [...]

30 November 2020

Vacancies: Now hiring – Cycling Admin Officer and Infrastructural Officers

2021-01-19T12:38:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit An Taisce is currently seeking applications for six roles: 1.  Cycling Administration Officer An Taisce is now recruiting one Full Time Cycling Administration Officer to work from the Green-Schools Head Office in Dublin 8. The post will be full-time for a period of up to 18 months from January 2021 until [...]

20 November 2020

Big Travel Challenge Winners Announced

2021-01-19T21:21:44+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools Travel recently celebrated the annual Big Travel Challenge Award Ceremony. The awards usually take place in April or May each year but were delayed due to COVID-19 and school closures this year. During a busy online ceremony, schools around the country were honoured as Ireland's Walking, Cycling, Scooting, Carpooling and Park 'n' Stride [...]

19 November 2020

Water Video Competition 2021

2021-01-20T16:05:34+00:00By |Water theme|

The deadline for the Video Competition has been extended from Friday, 26th February to Friday, 12th March. We are pleased to announce that in conjunction with our 8th annual Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition we will be again running our video competition category for secondary schools this year! This year's competition's theme is [...]

19 November 2020

Water Poster Competition 2021

2021-01-20T16:06:11+00:00By |Water theme|

The deadline for the Poster Competition has been extended from Friday, 26th February to Friday, 12th March. We are pleased to announce our 8th annual Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition! This year's competition's theme is Valuing Water. We are also continuing to hold a Secondary Schools Video Category this year. Details of the [...]

6 November 2020

Green-Schools Travel Conference – Book Now!

2020-11-19T11:53:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Event's hours: 10.00AM-1.00PM Calling all Green-Schools! Register for our free online sustainable travel conferences, which takes place on November 18. 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 onWednesday, November [...]

6 November 2020

Clean Air Week 2020

2020-11-22T20:36:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Green-Schools Travel are delighted to announce the second annual Clean Air Week which runs from Monday, November 23 to Friday, November 27 inclusive. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of air pollution and to take action to reduce air pollution at the school gate. Students can make a pledge to #BeatAirPollution [...]

Go to Top