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 [...]
School Zones have taken the City by storm with brightly coloured pedestrian friendly spaces popping up outside schools. Francis Street CBS marked the launch of the first of a series of School Zones, followed by the same #SafetoSchool infrastructure being developed outside Central Model School. Dublin City Council along with many other Local Authorities [...]
The second of the Green-Schools Public Webinar Series, 'Walkable Streets' stimulated much interest from the general public, school staff, Local Authority professionals, and active travel/public realm activists with free tickets for the live webinar selling out. If you would like to re-watch or stream the webinar, it is now available in full presentation on YouTube [...]
Experts working in the field of walkability in Ireland present a variety of rich perspectives on the theme of ‘Walkable Streets’ Are you a school, parent, national authority professional, or active travel activist interested in the promotion and realisation of walkable streets? This Public Webinar on the development of walkable streets is for you. Register [...]
It's just two weeks until the schools return for the start of the 2020/2021 academic year. 2020 has been quite the 'journey' so far, to say the least, but that doesn't mean your daily journey to school needs to be anything less than fun, active and healthy! In July 2020, Green-Schools launched ‘Safe to School [...]
National Walk to School Week runs from May 11-15th and Walk on Wednesday (WOW) is May 13th. Green-Schools are encouraging schools to participate in the imitative. More details to follow.
Scoot to School Week will run from March 9th to 13th, 2020 and National SOW Day (Scoot on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on Wednesday March 11th. Green-Schools would like to invite all primary schools currently on Travel and Global Citizenship Travel to participate in National Scoot to School Week. Schools who have already been awarded the [...]
In Ireland, fewer than one in 250 girls cycle to school each day. In 2019 Green-Schools worked with teenage girls to develop the #andshecycles campaign to shine a light on the barriers currently reducing the rate of girls choosing to cycle. The greatest success from the campaign launch was that it stirred up many necessary [...]