18 January 2023

National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2023

2023-01-19T15:44:20+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

The Green-Schools National Marine Creative Writing Competition 2023 is now open for entries! This is the third year of this exciting and inspiring competition, and Green-Schools Marine Officers can’t wait to see what wonderful stories are submitted this year.   This year’s theme “The Mysterious Deep” invites students to contemplate the undiscovered wonders of our [...]

4 April 2022

Global Children’s Designathon comes to Cork County

2022-04-04T15:14:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Monday, April 4, 2022: The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Gillian Coughlan was the guest of honour today at a ceremony for 100 students from six Cork schools participating in the Global Children’s ‘Our Future Our Planet’ Designathon. Organised by the Green-Schools Programme, the six schools are the first schools in Ireland taking [...]

29 April 2021

Vacancies: Now hiring – 2 x Green-Schools Roles

2021-05-04T15:13:12+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The Environmental Education Unit (EEU) of An Taisce is currently inviting applications for two positions within the Green-Schools Programme: Green-Schools Administration Assistant Global Citizenship Education Officer The EEU is the national operator of a number of highly successful environmental education and management programmes such as Green-Schools, Blue Flag, National Spring Clean, Clean Coasts and Green [...]

7 October 2020

International Day of the Girl Child: My Voice, Our Equal Future

2020-10-09T09:34:07+00:00By |Uncategorized, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

11 October 2020, is the UN International observed Day of the Girl Child. Did you know that there over 1.1 billion girls around the World under 18? Whilst many young women in 2020 have the opportunity to work towards realising their full potential as female leaders, entrepreneurs and some of the greatest change-makers the [...]

29 September 2020

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

2020-09-30T16:36:19+00:00By |Global Citizenship Biodiversity and Food, Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste|

September 29th marks the first ever United Nations observed International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, and on this day Green-Schools will celebrate the launch of its tenth and newest Green Flag; Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity. Food loss and waste is occurring in many of the wealthier countries worldwide, and at [...]

13 November 2019

Green-Schools, Global Goals Conference 2019

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

It’s been a busy end of the year in Green-Schools, with heightening activity happening around climate action, sustainable development and environmental awareness. With support from Irish Aid, the much anticipated Global Goals Conference took place on November 12th, at Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork. Much like last years launch, the conference was great success for [...]

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