23 May 2022

Green-Schools Biodiversity Week 2022

2022-06-03T14:03:03+00:00By |

The Green-Schools Biodiversity Team is delighted to invite you to a week-long celebration of biodiversity, taking place from Monday 23rd May to Friday 27th May. We have an exciting line-up of talks, presentations, discussions, and activities, taking place.  Scroll down to access videos for all age groups, and activities.   The Live Talks The Live [...]

18 May 2022

Global Goals Week 2022  

2022-05-18T21:33:28+00:00By |Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Global Citizenship Energy|

Green-Schools' inaugural Global Goals Week took place from May 9th to 13th through our ever-growing Global Classroom programme and was a huge success. Students from Ireland, Kenya, South Africa and Dubai interacted throughout the week and learnt about the SDG's from each other and what actions need to be taken by us all to [...]

14 May 2022

Bike Week 2022

2022-05-03T14:20:54+00:00By |

Bike Week is a celebration of active travel, sustainable transport and simply the joys of cycling a bike! In partnership with the National Transport Authority, this year Green-Schools will celebrate Bike Week in May on Saturday 14th and will run through to Sunday 22nd. National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesdays/Weekdays) will be held on [...]

26 April 2022

Freedom Machine Comic Competition: Bike Week 2022

2022-04-28T14:41:19+00:00By |Uncategorized, Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

Comórtas Greannáin: Turas le mo Mheaisín Saoirse This year for Bike Week we want to hear all about your cycle to school through the medium of the comic strip! Bike Week 2022 takes place from Saturday May 14th to Sunday, May 22nd. National COW Day (Cycle on Wednesday) takes place on Wednesday, May [...]

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 [...]

1 February 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

2022-01-10T11:29:51+00:00By |

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part in the big TRAVEL CHALLENGE 2022. For full details visit: The Big Travel Challenge 2022 – Green-Schools (greenschoolsireland.org) Key details: When: Any 10 days in the month of February Top prize for Ireland's Travel School of the Year: €1,000. Runners up prize for walking, cycling, scooting [...]

7 January 2022

The Big Travel Challenge 2022

2022-03-04T17:04:20+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Travel theme|

⚠️ Met Éireann have issued weather warnings across Ireland for Friday 18th February. Green-Schools are asking that all #BigTravelChallenge activities are halted until the storm passes and warnings have been lifted. Schools can extend their 10-day run of sustainable travel after the storm. Stay safe #stormeunice ⚠️ The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part [...]

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 [...]

30 March 2020

Green-Schools identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe

2020-08-28T10:17:25+00:00By |Global Citizenship Travel, Travel theme|

Green-Schools has been identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP Project. Interreg Europe are a European Body who assist regional and local governments across Europe, working with them to develop and deliver better policy in their regions. The Project is being co-ordinated by the Southern Regional Assembly [...]

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