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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.

Are you ready for the BIG TRAVEL CHALLENGE?

Thursday, 04 February 2016

‚ÄčThe Green-Schools Travel Competition is now open and we are inviting schools to take part in The BIG TRAVEL Challenge by promoting a sustainable mode of transport of your choice in the month of February. If your school is up for the challenge, we want to hear from you!

Green-Schools Irish Water Ambassador Programme

Tuesday, 05 January 2016

We are happy to announce details of our first ever Green-Schools Ambassador Programme. In partnership with Irish Water this programme will focus on the Water theme of the Green-Schools programme.

Green-Schools send message to COP-21

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Schools from the west of Ireland have sent a strong message to world leaders, as the last day of COP-21 looms in Paris tomorrow: our climate isn't changing; it has changed.

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