12 April 2018

Getting to the Green Flag Awards Ceremony

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Congratulations to the hundreds of schools around the country who received their Green Flag award notification - we can't wait to meet you at our award ceremonies in May. This year Green-Schools are hosting 18 ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for 4,000 attendees! If you are travelling to a ceremony we would ask you [...]

11 April 2018

EPV Approved Teacher Training Courses

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We are now accepting registrations for this summer's Green-Schools Approved Teacher Training Courses in Dublin and Meath. The courses run from July 2nd - 6th from 9.30am - 2.30pm and attendees qualify for three EPV days following completion. Dublin Course The Dublin course takes place in the Green-Schools office in Dublin 8 with excursions planned throughout [...]

22 March 2018

Climate Hope Forums Coming Soon

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Is your school engaged in climate change? Do your students know all about global warming? We are organising regional Climate Hope Forums in April to strengthen the National Dialogue on Climate Action and empower you and your students to confidently encourage climate action in your local school community. Sligo; Thursday 19th April from 10am-1pm in [...]

20 March 2018

Send us your SOW numbers!

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Scoot to School Week may be over for another year but we're still looking for your SOW numbers! Win Micro Scooters This year we’re pleased to announce that Micro Scooters have given us scooting goodies to share with schools. By returning your school’s numbers for National SOW Day you will be entered into a draw to win [...]

28 February 2018

Water Poster Competition 2018

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**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2018** We are excited to announce details of this year’s Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition. This is the fifth year we have run this competition in partnership with Irish Water. Last year we received in excess of 3,000 entries. Promotional posters have been sent to eligible schools  (schools currently working [...]

28 February 2018

Office closed: February 28th – March 2nd

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The Green-Schools Office is closed for the remainder of this week (Wednesday - Friday, Feb 28th - March 2nd), due to weather warnings. We are available by email and on our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook). We will keep this post updated and hope to be open again as soon as possible. Thank you for [...]

12 February 2018

Vacancy: Communications Officer (Green-Schools / Maternity Cover)

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About Us The Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce is responsible for developing and operating some of Ireland’s most popular and successful environmental and sustainability programmes. It is the National Operator for many international environmental education programmes of FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education), including the Blue Flag Award for Beaches and Marinas and Green-Schools, the international environmental [...]

8 February 2018

Office closed: Friday, 9th February

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The Green-Schools Office will close on Friday, 9th February 2018 to facilitate essential works. Staff will be available by email and the office will reopen on Monday, February 12th as normal. Thank you for your patience.

5 February 2018

Meet the Green-Schools Expo Speakers!

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The Green-Schools Expo is a little over a fortnight away and we can't wait! This year's Expo will feature an expanded EPA Eco-Talks zone, with 19 speakers spread across our four time-slots. We're thrilled to have such a great selection of amazing speakers, from lots of different areas connected to climate change, sustainability, our environment [...]

1 February 2018

Renewal Application Deadline and Online Forms

Friday, March 16th is the deadline for schools to apply to renew the Green Flag award under our various themes. If you are unsure if your school is due to renew please contact us as soon as possible to find out, to avoid a delay. Before submitting your application form you must arrange a renewal [...]