We are continually amazed at the knowledge and enthusiasm of all the pupils and staff at our Green Flag schools and they are to be congratulated on their fantastic achievement. ECO-SCHOOLS NEWS In this issue.
After completing the seven step process schools can then apply for Eco-Schools Green Flag accreditation which recognises rewards and celebrates the environmental achievements of young people.
Eco schools ni green flag. Eco-Schools Northern Ireland Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Bridge House 2 Paulett Avenue Belfast BT5 4HD 44 28 9073 6920 Copyright 2019 Eco-Schools Northern Ireland. Whether you are applying for a Green Flag for the first time or renewing your Green Flag status the application process is the same with the exception of an additional section for reapplications. First Eco-Schools Flag goes to Downpatrick Nursery School Northern Ireland has been part of the International Eco-Schools programme since it began in 1994.
With the programme growing every year we are making a few changes to the application process to ensure that everyone who applies by the given deadlines are assessed on time. Schools can only use the Eco-Schools logo once they have achieved their Green Flag award. Eco-Schools is the largest global sustainable schools programme it starts in the classroom and expands to the community by engaging the next generation in action-based learning.
We are an Eco School Rosetta Primary was first awarded the prestigious and internationally recognised green flag in June 2015 – a tremendous achievement. We are continuing to raise environmental awareness and were delighted when our green flag status was again granted in June 2018. In 1994 we were proud to award the first ever Eco-Schools Green Flag to Downpatrick Nursery School.
If your school meets the award criteria log in to the website to apply online and download your Bronze or Silver certificate. Eco-Schools Northern Ireland Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful Bridge House 2 Paulett Avenue Belfast BT5 4HD Tel. 1000th Green Flag awarded in 2017 1143 schools 18000 teachers 326000 young people SINCE 1 SINCE.
Bronze Silver and Green Flag. The first country in the world to achieve this goal. Eco-Schools NI currently offers a choice of eleven topics.
NI Eco-Schools chosen for Global Scrapbook plications at any time of. It was a great opportunity to meet lots of inspiring teachers and attend some interesting sessions. The school has maintained its Green Flag status over the years is now on its 8th.
Schools must conduct the Environmental Review on an annual basis for all eleven topics but they are then free to select which of these they will focus on tackling more topics for each successive Green Flag. The Bronze and Silver awards are self-assessed online and trust is placed on each school to complete this process. Eco-Schools visit EduFestNI 2016 Staff from the Eco-Schools team were trilled to take part in this years EduFestNI gathering at Cullybackey College on 16th August.
Green Flag and are the Ambassador Eco-School for the Cli-mate Change topic. Green Flag application reminder and want to be as- Trócaire poetry competition Young Reporters for the Environment competition Hedgehog Campaign School News. Usually after two years of implementing the programme and reaching a high level of performance in complying with these seven steps sometimes national mandatory criteria also applies schools can then apply for and be awarded the Green Flag.
They were a great example of how the Eco-Schools programme benefits young people and. Eco-Schools was founded in 1994 operates in 67. Once a school has successfully implemented the Seven Steps they are encouraged to apply for one of the three Eco-Schools awards.
The Green Flag and Eco-schools symbols are copyright and owned by FEE. This year marked a landmark moment for Eco-Schools when Downpatrick Nursery School the first school in the world to be awarded an Eco-Schools Green Flag in 1994 became the first school in NI to be awarded its 10th Green Flag making it a national leader in sustainable education. Pupils Nicholas Jamison and Rebekah Ogilby wowed the students with their knowledge and confi-dence and the volume and depth of work being done on the Eco-Schools project at Lagan.
Santos 15 July 2005 Eco-Schools is a programme for environmental management and certification designed to implement sustainable development education in schools by encouraging children and youth to take an active role in how their school can be run for the benefit of the environment. Before receiving their first Green Flag schools must be assessed by. The Eco Code should be prominently displayed throughout the school.
The programmes greatest achievement is arguably the fact that it produces generation after generation of sustainably minded environmentally conscious people. 51 Parks and Green Spaces were awarded Green Flags for 201617. The Award Criteria page provides full details of the criteria required for each award level.
There are three award levels within the Eco-Schools programme. Three generations of the Rutledge family who have been involved at. Bronze Silver or Green Flag.
The worlds largest pupil led environmental education programme in 67 countries with 18 million young people 10 opicst 1 Eco-Schools. And finally above all else the Eco-Schools Programme should be fun.