Schools from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland teamed up to collaboratively
address and solve climate issues. These are their projects.
Lurgan College and St. Ronan’s College used remote image sensing to learn more about the causes of wildfires in Alaska and to track glaciers. The students also worked with other you... Read More
St. Mary’s College, Arklow, created a digital campaign to halt the use of single-use plastics. This campaign was launched using TikTok and Instagram with their videos garnering hundreds... Read More
Belfast Royal Academy and St. Malachy’s College (both Belfast) recognised that congested traffic conditions were an annoyance to travellers but also a significant contribution to... Read More
Students at Galway Community College focused on local biodiversity. They were also a part of an Erasmus program with three other international schools and worked to compile information... Read More
St. Patrick’s Grammar School and Down High School (both from Downpatrick) organised local litter pickups and they successfully lobbied Stormont and other civic buildings in Downpatrick to... Read More
Water Quality & Invasive Species St. Paul’s (Galway) and St. Joseph’s (Rochfortbridge) are both experienced in environmental education and activism having taken part in EcoEd4All before. Since both schools are... Read More
This initiative is incredible. Our young people are supported to learn more about the environment, a subject they are passionate about, as well as take part in a social action project which will directly improve their local area. Having the opportunity to work with our Shared Education partner school as well as new friends from the cross-border schools is essential to developing skills and improving mutual understanding.
Head of Geography, St. Malachy’sNorthern Ireland
I'm delighted to be part of this important programme, which is equipping students to be agents of change in shaping a more sustainable society, through environmental education and social action training. This is the first cross-border initiative of its kind, which brings schools and communities together across the island, to embed sustainability into the school curriculum and empower students to create change.
AIS4CA Environmentalist and host of RTÉ's Eco Eye series
I think we are destroying the planet and if we take better care of the planet now then it will be better for future generations.
5th year, Belfast Royal Academy
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