8 June 2023

#AndSheCycles Awards 2022-23

2023-06-08T16:22:14+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Uncategorized, Travel theme|

The annual #AndSheCycles awards ceremony was held on May 4th at Richmond Barracks in Dublin with many ambassadors and their teachers attending on the day. Girls were given an activity to do upon arrival (decorate bike wheels with colourful strips of fabric), while they enjoyed hot beverages, juice, fruit and cupcakes. Ciara Norton opened [...]

7 June 2023

World Oceans Day 2023

2023-06-15T17:18:30+00:00By |Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

World Oceans Day is being celebrated on June 8th. Help us highlight the importance and the role the ocean has in our life and the planet, by raising awareness throughout your schools and communities. Whether you live on the coast or inland, we all need a healthy ocean to survive and thrive. The ocean generates [...]

6 June 2023

Let’s Fix Fashion Catwalk Event 2023

2023-06-07T13:16:17+00:00By |Litter & Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

The Green-Schools Let’s Fix Fashion Campaign launched its second year in October ‘22, open to students in secondary schools that were actively working on Litter and Waste, and Global Citizenship and themes. A total of 30 schools participated across the country throughout the school year.  The hard work and commitment of the top five [...]

6 June 2023

Green-Schools Green Flag Awards 2023

2023-06-15T12:26:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Our Green-Schools Programme has wrapped up its awards season with 15 ceremonies across the country throughout the month of May. Following three years of online award ceremonies, we were delighted to return to in-person ceremonies in eight locations around Ireland for schools in every county.    Green-Schools is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, with [...]

2 June 2023

Summer Course: Climate Change Science and Action (ONLINE)

2023-08-31T09:40:12+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The aim of this online course is to empower primary teachers to confidently explore climate change as part of the curriculum and encourage climate action in school communities. Course Content Introduction to Climate Change Climate Science Climate Solutions & Communications Green-Schools Climate Action The course has been fully accredited by Drumcondra Education Centre on [...]

1 June 2023

Census Results welcomed by Green-Schools and Safe Routes to School Programmes

2023-09-22T09:15:32+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools Travel Programme and Safe Routes to School have welcomed the release of the 2022 Census Summary Results focused on commuting. The headline figures have shown a decrease in car usage for the first time ever for children being driven to school, and a marked increase in the number of teenage boys and girls [...]

30 May 2023

Water Conservation Photo Competition 2023

2023-08-31T09:41:23+00:00By |Water theme|

Green-Schools are excited to announce our 2023 “Water Conservation” photo competition in partnership with Uisce Eireann. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday 16th June! Water is our most valuable resource, but during the dryer summer months, water levels can often become low. Even when it rains again, it can take a long time for the water supply [...]

29 May 2023

Green-Schools & the Global Goals Summer Course 2023

2023-06-27T13:47:08+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Green-Schools Summer Course, entitled “Green-Schools and the Global Goals” is happy to announce that we are running the course in person (face-to-face) this year from July 3rd-7th, 2023. The course will run from 9.30am to 2.30pm daily. Each day focuses on a Green-Schools theme and an overarching Global Goal. By the end of the week [...]

26 April 2023

Big Travel Challenge Awards 2023

2023-05-03T11:27:09+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Travel theme|

And the winner is...   Ireland’s new Travel School of the Year for 2023 is St Brigid's National Junior School from Meath Hill. At a ceremony in Dublin Zoo on Tuesday, St. Brigid’s National School were named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year by the Green-Schools Travel Programme following their participation in the programme’s Big Travel [...]

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