4 July 2022

Summer Course: Climate Change Science and Action (ONLINE)

2022-03-22T15:30:26+00:00By ||

Climate Change, Science & Action 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 Reviews It was the most informative [...]

3 June 2022

World Oceans Day

2022-06-03T13:04:17+00:00By |Global Citizenship Marine Environment|

On Wednesday June 8, join us at Green-Schools as we celebrate World Oceans Day.  World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity for people across the globe to celebrate the ocean that connects us all! Then aim of the day is to increase awareness of our oceans, highlight the vital role they play, and to inspire [...]

20 March 2022

Renewal Application Deadline

2022-04-19T15:27:08+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The deadline for schools to apply for the renewal of their Green Flag Award is Friday, April 1st, 2022. Following the award of your school’s first Green Flag, each subsequent application is a “Renewal”, so-called as you are “renewing” your Green Flag award under a new theme. Schools must submit renewal applications every two [...]

7 October 2020

Dublin’s second ‘School Zone’ is launched at Central Model School

2020-10-07T11:23:46+00:00By |Travel theme, Global Citizenship Travel|

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 [...]

30 October 2018

Autumn Biodiversity Activities

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Biodiversity|

The Irish landscape is in the middle of its amazing annual colour-change, from the lush greens of the summer to the beautiful oranges, yellows and browns of Autumn. Bright red berries cling in great numbers to so many trees and bushes at the moment. This is the perfect time to be appreciating the abundance in [...]

16 October 2018

Climate Action Week 2018

2020-08-28T10:17:37+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Now in its second year, Green-Schools’ Climate Action Week 2018 takes place from October 15th to 19th in schools across the country. The annual awareness campaign on climate action highlights how climate change is impacting Ireland. The week long initiative encourages students, teachers and the wider community to talk about climate change and get involved in local [...]

2 October 2018

Green-Schools Litter Less Campaign 2018

2019-09-09T10:57:53+00:00By |Litter & Waste|

Litter Less Campaign 2018/19 – Open for Applications Only 8 spaces left- Deadline Extended to Friday 12th October – Last Chance to Apply- Litter Less is an international litter awareness programme. It aims to change littering behaviours among young people around the world, to raise awareness of where our waste goes and to involve communities [...]

11 September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

2020-08-28T10:17:38+00:00By |Biodiversity, Litter & Waste, Energy, Global Citizenship Litter and Waste, Travel theme, Water theme|

The Summer season has come and gone now, too fast it may seem, but here in the Green-Schools Office we are excited for the new 2018/2019 academic year. Each year our Local Authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they’ll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered [...]

3 September 2018

Teacher training seminars 2018/2019

2018-11-05T14:56:36+00:00By |

The Summer season has come and gone now, too fast it may seem, but here in the Green-Schools Office we are excited for the new 2018/2019 academic year. Each year our Local Authority partners organise seminars to introduce teachers to the new themes they’ll be working on this academic year. The seminars will be delivered [...]

3 May 2018

National Water School of the Year 2018

2020-08-28T10:17:39+00:00By |Water theme|

The work of students and staff from schools nationwide were recognised at the Green-Schools Water Awards 2018 for their work on the Water theme of the Green-Schools programme. These particular schools were selected due to their extensive efforts in involving the local community in their work along with innovative ideas to conserve water. The Green-Schools [...]

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