6 April 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring – 3 x Green-Schools Travel Officers

2021-04-08T19:49:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is currently inviting applications for the position of Travel Officer in the following locations: Role 1: Galway City & County Role 2: Limerick & Clare Role 3: Roscommon/Leitrim/Longford The period of employment will run for eighteen months. The Green-Schools Travel programme operates on a national basis and [...]

26 March 2021

Ethics of Climate Change Resource Launch & Workshop

2021-04-14T13:03:17+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are happy to announce a launch of our new resource for Secondary Schools: the Ethics of Climate Change Toolkit. This toolkit aims to discuss moral problems related to climate change using critical, collaborative and creative thinking. (Click image on right to access the new resource) The resource links to our Travel theme and [...]

18 March 2021

Safe Routes to School Programme Launched

2021-04-06T15:08:21+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Click here to visit the SRTS Information Page Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD and have today launched a new initiative called Safe Routes to School which will support active travel infrastructure for selected schools around the country. [...]

16 March 2021

Marine Week 2021

2021-03-16T09:54:00+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Green-Schools are excited to launch the first ever Marine Week. This active learning experience will inspire and educate primary and secondary school students working on the Global Citizenship Marine Environment theme. Each day, new activities will be uploaded to the Marine Week event page for you and your students to access. There will be interactive talks, art, wellbeing activities, educational videos and [...]

9 March 2021

Marine Film Club: Saving Atlantis

2021-03-18T15:25:40+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

Following on from the success of its launch, we are delighted to announce the second installment of our Marine Film Club! This exciting event is open to all Secondary Schools working towards the Green Flag Award for Global Citizenship Marine Environment.  From Friday 19th-Thursday 25th March, we will be virtually screening Saving Atlantis, a 2018 documentary that investigates the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations [...]

2 March 2021

#andshecycles: Focus Group Volunteers Needed

2021-03-02T14:51:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Green-Schools Travel is currently looking for student volunteers in any kind of secondary school in Ireland to take part in online focus groups as part of our #andshecycles campaign. Please contact Robert, our Secondary Schools Development Officer at regan@eeu.anataisce.org if you think your school/students would be interested.  About the #andshecycles focus groups: This research is being carried [...]

26 February 2021

Siúlóid Nádúir an Earraigh le haghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge

2021-02-26T15:04:42+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Tá Scoileanna Glasa ag tabhairt cuireadh do ghach dalta, tuismitheoir agus múinteoir sa chlár Scoileanna Glasa dul ar siúlóid nádúir an Earraigh chun Seachtain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh ó 1ú do 17ú de Mhárta. Ar an siúlóid seo ba mhaith linn go ndéanfá Tóraíocht Taisce an Earraigh. Ansin tóg grianghraf den Chomhartha Earraigh agus cuir suas [...]

19 February 2021

#WOWsforWellness

2021-02-19T14:38:26+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

We are introducing a new initiative for schools working on their Travel theme right now: WOWs for Wellness aka #wowsforwellness. We are inviting schools to participate in WOWs for Wellness. As part of each week’s work on the Travel theme, we are asking schools to encourage their students to get out for a Walk [...]

5 February 2021

Application Deadline and New Forms

2021-04-14T08:51:20+00:00By |Uncategorized|

We hope that all Green-Schools Coordinators, teachers, SNAs, principals and other school staff are well and managing the challenges of home schooling and remote learning. We know that you have a lot to think about at the moment and we understand that schools are not in a position to continue the Green-Schools Programme in [...]

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