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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).  


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In-Service Teacher Training Courses - Expressions of Interest

Interested in attending a Green-Schools In-Service Approved Teacher Training Course this summer? Register your interest here

Killarney National Park Education Centre raises Green Flag!

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Killarney National Park Education Centre raised their Green Flag for Biodiversity on Friday, April 4th having met An Taisce’s criteria for the Eco-Centre Green Flag. The centre is now the second Eco-Centre in County Kerry.

Renewal Visit at Scoil Mhuire na Trocaire, Ardee

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Scoil Mhuire na Trocaire, Ardee, Co. Louth are ahead of the posse as the first school to renew on the Green-School Global Citizenship theme in County Louth. A school of 252 pupils and teaching staff of 17, this is their seventh renewal in the Green-School’s Programme and they are hoping to have another flag-raising ceremony before the end of the year.

Students from West Sligo experience RSA Safety Shuttle and Rollover Experience

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

As part of their Green-Schools Travel programme Colaiste Iascaigh in West Sligo hosted the RSA safety shuttle and rollover car from 31st March to 2nd April. This initiative from the RSA aims to help generate a wider awareness of road safety issues for the benefit of all students.

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