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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

The deadline for applications for the first Green Flag for Litter & Waste is Friday, November 28th 2014. The deadline for renewal applications is Friday, March 27th 2015. Click here for further information.

Press Release: Green-Schools Travel urges parents and students to rethink their commute

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

An Taisce’s Green-Schools Travel programme is asking parents and students to rethink their commute to school this academic year.

Ballymote Preschool Raises Second Green Flag

Monday, 11 August 2014

The sun shone and the streets were greener than ever as Learn Early Preschool & Crèche* in Ballymote, Co. Sligo proudly raised their second Green Flag on Saturday, August 9th

The Water theme at Clontuskert NS

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Clontuskert NS in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway raised their third Green Flag for the Water theme on Friday, June 25th. On Friday the whole school celebrated and Green-Schools officer Tiarnan McCusker joined in and spoke to the school about envrionmental awareness and the importance of water conservation.

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