3 December 2020

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

2020-12-03T17:05:00+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

2020-11-30T17:01:03+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

2020-11-20T11:06:16+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

2020-11-20T11:11:33+00:00By |Water theme|

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 Valuing Water, which aligns with the theme for World Water Day 2021. More information on the poster competition [...]

19 November 2020

Water Poster Competition 2021

2020-11-20T11:12:01+00:00By |Water theme|

We are pleased to announce our 8th annual Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition! This year's competition's theme is Valuing Water, which aligns with the theme for World Water Day 2021. We are also continuing to hold a Secondary Schools Video Category this year. Details of the video competition can be found here: https://greenschoolsireland.org/water-video-competition-2021/ 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 [...]

22 October 2020

Green-Schools Irish Water Awards 2020 Winners Announced at Online Ceremony

2020-11-06T10:45:34+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools moved its annual Water Awards ceremony online today, with a virtual ceremony shown on screens in 24 schools around the country. Postponed in May due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ceremony celebrates the winners of the annual Water School of the Year Awards; Water poster competition and Water Ambassador Programme. The Green-Schools Water theme is [...]

8 October 2020

Bike Shed Challenge Winner Announced

2020-10-08T15:35:25+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

In September, as part of the rescheduled Bike Week, Green-Schools invited schools to take on the #BikeShedChallenge to be in with a chance to win a free bike shelter along with a cycling accessories goodie pack. Schools were asked to demonstrate their need for a bike shed upgrade by posting a photo on social [...]

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