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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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Approved Teacher Training Courses

Click here for information about this summer's approved in service teacher training courses, taking place in six locations during July.

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.

Green Flags flying throughout Sligo

Thursday, 03 July 2014

In the latter stage of the school term lots of Sligo schools raised their new An Taisce Green Flags. Staff, pupils and parents worked hard over the previous two years to earn their international award and schools invited families and members of the wider community to join in the celebrations.

Photos from Bike Week 2014

Friday, 27 June 2014

View our gallery of images from school events held during Bike Week 2014.

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