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March 2019 newsletter!

Cathy Gorman   Tue 02 Apr 2019

March's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

We can’t believe the Teachers Conference is over for another year - what a great day it was! Thanks to all the schools that attended and helped out on the day. Read all about it and our exciting new Marine topic below. Thanks also to all the schools who have submitted Green Flag applications before the deadline – we will be working hard to arrange your assessment before the end of the school year but this can take some time to organise so bear with us please. Applications are still welcome but might not be assessed this year at this point.

February 2019 newsletter

Cathy Gorman   Tue 02 Apr 2019

February's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

Half term is behind us and we are galloping towards some big events before the Easter break; most notably the Teachers Conference on the 21st March – you only have until the 7th March to register for this landmark event so don’t delay! Don’t forget the deadline for first Green Flag applications is the 15th March and we look forward to receiving lots of applications. Eco-Schools NI now has a pinterest page with useful resources for the 10 topics check it out for inspiration. We also have launched some exciting new competitions with Translink and the Education Authority, read on to find out more!

Our first big celebration event is happening 21st March at the Teachers Conference - we look forward to seeing many of you there!

January 2019 newsletter

Cathy Gorman   Thu 31 Jan 2019

January's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

We hope the New Year is off to a great start for everyone. 2019 is a year to celebrate for us as it marks the 25th anniversary of the Eco-Schools programme. We would love to see and share any pictures or memories you have of the early years of the programme in your school – please send them to Ruth.

Our first big celebration event is happening 21st March at the Teachers Conference - we look forward to seeing many of you there!

December 2018 newsletter!

Cathy Gorman   Mon 17 Dec 2018

December's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

Season’s greetings to everyone!

The Eco-Schools team have been super busy over the last month attending inspiring conferences and presenting workshops. You can read more about this below. We also know schools are in full festive fun mode and really appreciate all the time you give to us at this busy time of the year.

We hope you have a fantastic holiday and look forward to catching up with you in the New Year.

October 2018 newsletter!

Cathy Gorman   Mon 29 Oct 2018

October's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

We can’t believe it is half term already! Thanks very much to all the schools who have signed up for campaigns and got in touch with us so far this year. We have been delighted to see such a good turnout at cluster group meetings too. Many thanks to the councils who have organised these meetings and schools who have hosted them so successfully.

Have a spooktacular half term everyone!

September 2018 newsletter!

Cathy Gorman   Wed 03 Oct 2018

September's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

We hope you are all up and running in school, it’s hard to believe the first month has gone by so quickly! We’ve got lots of great ideas for you and your Eco-Committee to think about and take part in this year.

Ruth, Cathy & Francesca

August 2018 newsletter

Cathy Gorman   Wed 29 Aug 2018

August's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

Welcome back! We hope you have had a fabulous summer break. We are excited about the year ahead and all the amazing projects, events and awards we will be working on together with you. Keep an eye on the newsletter, emails and social media for all the biz.

We are delighted to welcome a new member of staff to the team, Francesca Di Palo. You will be hearing from her throughout the year about fantastic projects to take part in.

Ruth, Cathy & Francesca

June 2018 newsletter!

Cathy Gorman   Tue 26 Jun 2018

June's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

We can’t believe another school year is over! Well done to everyone who put in lots of time and enthusiasm to the Eco-Schools programme this year. We know that without your work the programme would not exist – so thank you all!

Many thanks also to our many supporters, partners and sponsors that help us keep the Eco-Schools’ wheels turning.

It’s been another record year for flags awarded and project success. Read on to find out more and see what some schools have achieved this year.

We hope you all have a fantastic summer and look forward to working on another great year with you all next year.

Ruth & Cathy

Eco-schools May 2018 newsletter

Cathy Gorman   Fri 01 Jun 2018

May's newsletter is now up and ready to be viewed!

April and May have been busy months for finishing projects and announcing winners. We are pleased to announce the winners of the Food Waste Challenge, and the Belfast City Council Wheelie Big Challenge.

A big thank-you to schools who have also taken part in the Translink Travel Challenge, we are collating the results and will announce them in next month’s newsletter.

Well done to all the schools who have taken part in the Big Spring Clean – don’t forget to register your results on the Live Here Love Here website and of course this is good data to log for Eco-Schools too!

Eco-Schools Event Special Newsletter 2018

Cathy Gorman   Tue 08 May 2018

We have an Event Special newsletter to catch you up on our Teachers Conference!

Here at Eco-Schools we can’t believe how quickly April has flown in. We are hoping April showers will bring May flowers!

Eco-Schools NI are currently looking for a new Project Officer in a full time, permanent capacity. For more information please visit the Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful website. The closing date is 9th May.

We were delighted to host our rescheduled Eco-Schools Teachers Conference on the 20th April in glorious sunshine at CAFRE Greenmount Campus. We would like to thank DAERA for funding a fantastic day.

This newsletter is focusing on the outcomes of the event, all the awardees and winners of Eco-Teacher of the Year. For other project information please refer to our Mid April newsletter or the website.

We hope you enjoy all the news from this special event.