14 July 2021

Bike with your Bestie: #andshecycles Summer Celebration

2021-07-14T11:31:13+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Join Green-Schools, our #andshecycles Ambassadors and besties all over Ireland for a day of celebrating cycling on Thursday, July 22. We want everyone to celebrate the joys of cycling on July 22, especially teenage girls and young people. We will be joined by some of this year’s group of #andshecycles Ambassadors and members of the Green-Schools [...]

13 July 2021

Vacancy: Now hiring – Environmental Education & Administration Officer

2021-07-13T08:52:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce (EEU) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to administer and deliver a range of workshops and activities to schools. The EEU operates some of Ireland’s largest and most successful environmental programmes and campaigns in partnership with different stakeholders including; public departments and agencies, private sponsors, schools and [...]

23 June 2021

Water Poster and Video Competition Winners Awards

2021-06-23T15:47:46+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools had its Poster and Video Competition Awards online today, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in winning schools and homes all around the country. Participants were also treated this year with a presentation from the award-winning Cartoon Saloon. The popular competition focuses every year on a theme around water sustainability and is [...]

21 June 2021

Green Flag Application Deadline

2021-06-21T08:55:54+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The deadline for all schools to apply for the Green Flag award for the 2020/2021 academic year is this Friday, June 25th. Schools can use our new application system to apply if they have not yet started on an application form, or if your school has already started working on the forms on our website [...]

21 June 2021

Safe Routes to School Projects to Progress in 170 Schools Across The Country

2021-06-21T11:22:27+00:00By |Uncategorized|

170 schools have today been notified that they have been selected for inclusion in the first round of the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programme to support walking and cycling infrastructure for primary and post-primary schools.  The scheme was announced in March of this year, with 932 schools (representing almost one in four schools in [...]

17 June 2021

International Linking Event: Ireland & Kenya

2021-06-21T09:50:35+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools celebrated the first International Linking Event with our colleagues and friends in Eco-Schools Kenya and Kenya Organisation for Environmental Education (KOEE) today, June 17, 2021. Project The project began in late 2020 with the aim of the co-creation of five workshops on five Global Goals: Goal 5: Gender Equality, Goal 12: Responsible Consumption [...]

10 June 2021

Litter Less Campaign & Competition Winners

2021-06-10T10:41:27+00:00By |Uncategorized, Litter & Waste|

Well done to twenty-two schools who recently completed the Litter Less Campaign! Litter Less is a one-year optional campaign for primary schools working on Litter and Waste or Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste. Participating schools carried out extra litter and waste monitoring, took part in Litter Less Home Challenges and the #LitterLessTogether competition. Students carried out litter [...]

4 June 2021

Green-Schools & SEAI Energy Webinar

2021-06-15T13:33:23+00:00By |Uncategorized|

All schools are invited to the Green-Schools SEAI Energy Webinar which will take place online, on 16th June from 11.15am-12.30pm. During the event we will speak with SEAI Emerging Sustainable Energy Champion Jessica Kelly, a fifth-year student in Loreto Abbey, Dalkey, Co. Dublin & Climate SOS adventure storybook illustrator Alan Nolan will deliver a [...]

2 June 2021

Outdoor Classroom Competition Winners

2021-06-02T10:19:03+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Design Your Ideal Outdoor Classroom Competition. To celebrate the launch of our resource, Outdoor Learning in the School Setting, we asked schools to design their ideal outdoor space for learning with the winning school awarded the installation of a Choill Bheag on their grounds. The past [...]

27 May 2021

Water Conservation Photo Competition 2021 Winners!

2021-05-27T11:18:06+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Thank-you to all the people who took part in our water conservation photo competition with Irish Water this year. We got many fantastic entries with really great ideas and actions for water conservation. We’d like to say a big well done to the students and families for all their great water conservation work happening [...]

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