Green Schools

Ireland’s leading Environmental Education Programme for Schools

An Taisce Green Schools is a student-led programme with involvement from the wider community.

The programme is operated by An Taisce in partnership with Local Authorities and is supported by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government; Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; The Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Irish Aid, National Transport Authority; National Parks and Wildlife Service, Irish Water and the Wrigley Company Limited.

Green Schools is an international environmental education programme (known as Eco Schools), environmental management system and award scheme that promotes whole school action towards a sustainable environment through the implementation of a Seven Step methodology.