School Workshops

Workshops can be run as a standalone class to coincide with a curriculum topic, as part of ‘Green Week’ or as a full course on sustainable development. Workshop examples are below.

Making a Difference with School Workshops

Our workshops are tailored to be integrated in to the curriculum with a whole school approach. It is delivered principally in workshop format, tailored to suit the specific needs of each school and group of students and can be held at both primary and secondary schools.

Workshops

Climate Talk

Duration: 1hr

A keynote speech on climate change and sustainability to educate and empower students to take action

Plastic Action

Duration: 1hr

2 workshops on plastic education examining the causes, effects and solutions to plastic pollution. Students will be trained to peer educate other students on plastic. These workshops give students the tools to spread awareness about plastic throughout the school through peer education initiatives.

Transition your school to a single use plastic free campus by engaging students with a step-by-step action plan.

Sustainability Action

Duration: 1hr

A workshop to frame sustainability and to motivate taking action, examining what actions can be taken in school and at home (double period or 2 hours)

Fast Fashion

The format of each lesson consists of a 20-minute PowerPoint presentation followed by interactive game activities to cement learning. It is delivered to students in a double class each week

Sustainable Transport

Sustainable transport is central to efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and environmental damage.This session bridges sustainable transport to social, environmental and climate impacts.

Biodiversity Loss

This workshop examines local and global biodiversity loss focusing on the problems and the solutions to restoring nature.

Circular Economy

See what the circular economy looks like with innovative solutions to help us live more circular, sustainable lives.

Ecology

Explore and investigate a woodland/grassland habitat.

Food and Soil

Examine the impacts climate change will have on the food system and ways to reduce your carbon footprint through the food we eat.

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Workshops

Climate Talk

Duration: 1hr

A keynote speech on climate change and sustainability to educate and empower students to take action

Plastic Action

Duration: 1hr

2 workshops on plastic education examining the causes, effects and solutions to plastic pollution. Students will be trained to peer educate other students on plastic. These workshops give students the tools to spread awareness about plastic throughout the school through peer education initiatives.

Transition your school to a single use plastic free campus by engaging students with a step-by-step action plan.

Sustainability Action

Duration: 1hr

A workshop to frame sustainability and to motivate taking action, examining what actions can be taken in school and at home (double period or 2 hours)

Fast Fashion

The format of each lesson consists of a 20-minute PowerPoint presentation followed by interactive game activities to cement learning. It isdelivered to students in a double class each week

Sustainable Transport

Sustainable transport is central to efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and environmental damage.This session bridges sustainable transport to social, environmental and climate impacts.

Biodiversity Loss

This workshop examines local and global biodiversity loss focusing on the problems and the solutions to restoring nature.

Circular Economy

See what the circular economy looks like with innovative solutions to help us live more circular, sustainable lives.

Ecology

Explore and investigate a woodland/grassland habitat.

Food and Soil

Examine the impacts climate change will have on the food system and ways to reduce your carbon footprint through the food we eat.

Download our Brochure

What is the purpose of our workshops?

Each workshop focuses on facilitating and empowering students to become confident, effective Peer Educators. The workshops provide students with the opportunity to explore local and global topics and to develop and learn NEW skills. By the end of the workshop’s students will be able to:

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Know how to stay healthy and communicate effectively

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Have an understanding of Sustainable Development from local to global

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Be able to carry out effective group work and facilitation

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Be able to take action with peers for a more sustainable world

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Know the responsibilities of a peer educator

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Testimonials

Sue has an imaginative and interactive approach to teaching students about sustainability and she has achieved a lot in a short space of time. The students were engaged throughout the module and benefited hugely from it. Sue was always positive and enthusiastic and built a good repore with students.
- Seamus Grundy
Principal St. Michael's National School