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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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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.

Galway teens ditch the car on September 22

Monday, 14 September 2015

An Taisce Green-Schools, Galway City Council, Youth Work Ireland and Comháirle Na nÓg have come together to launch Car Free Day on Tuesday 22nd September: World Car Free Day 2015.

Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030 and the World’s Largest Lesson

Monday, 14 September 2015

The largest gathering of world leaders took place in the UN headquarters in New York in 2000. 149 Heads of State and Government and high-ranking officials from over 40 countries gathered together at the Millennium Summit and committed their nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty by setting out a set of targets, with a deadline of 2015: the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

SEAI Energy Workshops now delivered by An Taisce Green-Schools

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

An Taisce Green-Schools is delighted to announce it is delivering SEAI’s Schools Energy Workshops programme for the 2015/16 school year.

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