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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.

Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington named Ireland’s Travel School of the Year

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Eight schools awarded at Green-Schools ceremony

Teacher Training Courses 2016

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Three Green-Schools Teacher Training Summer Courses will take place in July.

Green Flag Awards: Getting there

Monday, 25 April 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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