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Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Eco-Schools is operated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) whose main partners include the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  


Latest Updates

Application Deadlines

If you have any questions about applications for the first Green Flag please contact us; the next deadline for applications for first Green Flags is Friday, November 27th 2015. The deadline for renewal applications for tjhe 2015/2016 academic year is Friday, March 11th 2016. Click here for further information.

All aboard for Ballybane Community Walking Bus

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

How the actions of three parents have created a culture of walking to school in Ballybane, Galway

Green-Schools National Walk to School Week starts today!

Monday, 16 May 2016

Monday, May 16th 2016: Green-Schools National Walk to School Week, a celebration of choosing active and sustainable transport to school, begins today. This is the eighth year the Green-Schools programme has celebrated Walk to School Week, which is one of the key events for schools participating in the Travel theme.

Green Flag Awards: Getting there

Monday, 09 May 2016

Congratulations to you and your school on achieving the internationally recognised Green Flag Award! We look forward to meeting representatives from your school at our Green Flag awards which are taking place around the country in May. We have links to locations, directions and tips on making your journey a greener one after the jump...

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