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E-BULLETIN January 2013

In This Issue Director's Corner Pros pectus 2013 Green Pathways Training & Employment Programme

ECO-UNESO Launches the Green Pathways Training Programme

Director's Corner

ECO-UNESCO is delighted to announce the launch of the Green Pathways, training and employment programme. This brand new initiative has been designed to provide young, long-term job-seekers with strong environmental, business, communications and leadership skills through training and work placement.

Dear Friends of ECO-UNESCO,

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The programme offers three Pathway Options; Green Leader path, Green Enterprise path or Green Youth and Community path. Environmentalis t Through a programme of intensive learning and work-placements, Awards 2013 participants come away with FETAC-accredited qualifications that will make them uniquely employable in the future. Young

Opportunities DPSM Works hops Room hire Exhibition

Education & Training

BOOK NOW! OPPORTUNITIES: We are seeking applicants for the following roles on an ongoing basis: INTERNSHIPS YOUTH WORK EDUCATION & TRAINING PUBLISHING ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERING PHOTOGRAPHY VIDEOGRAPHY YOUTH EVENT ASSISTANT Find out more about opportunities or contact admin@ecounes co.ie We als o have a number of volunteering opportunities : >>> Find out more about volunteering

Click here to read full news story Click here to find out more about the programme and to register your interest.

For more information, contact ECO-UNESCO at: (01) 662 5491 | E: greenpathways@ecounesco.ie

ECO-UNESCO Prospectus 2013 ECO-UNESCO is delighted to present our Prospectus 2013 offering a wide range of trainings, youth programmes and awards. There's something for all ages and interests. In our efforts to help to protect the environment, we are promoting the use of online publications. You can read the full prospectus on our website. For hard copy orders, please contact us at: (01) 662 5491 | communications@ecounesco.ie

ENROLLING NOW! ECO-UNESO Training Centre at the Greenhouse ECO-UNESCO is a leading provider of environmental, sustainability and youth training. We are enrolling now for our short course and accredited training at our training centre at the Greenhouse.

Membership Become a Member of ECO-UNESCO today and

ECO-UNESCO's Accredited Training

Welcome to the New Year from the ECO-UNESCO team. At ECOUNESCO we aim to empower and ins pire people to take part in environmental protection and cons ervation and 2013 promis es to be our bes t yet with many new exciting projects and initiatives planned, as well as the continuation and development of our exis ting programmes . This month s ees the launch of our new 2013 pros pectus detailing many of our youth programmes , training cours es , events and opportunities for the coming year. Click here to download your copy. If one of your new year’s res olutions is to learn s omething new and meet new people, then we have plenty of options for you. We are enrolling now for the following cours es s tarting over the coming weeks : lis t cours es here. This year, we are delighted to announce the s tart of our new Green Pathways employment s cheme training programme which


ECO-UNESCO today and receive a full year of benefits . Apply now!

ECO-UNESCO Clubs Want to s et up an environmental club? Contact us to find out how you can s tart an ECO-UNESCO Club in your s chool or youth group. We'll help you out with res ources and s upport to help make your club a s ucces s .

SUPPORT ECO-UNESCO CONTACT US ECO-UNESCO, the Greenhous e, 17 St Andrew St, Dublin 2 t (01) 662 5491 f (01) 662 5493 e infoecounes co.ie

Click each course title for more information Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC L5) 10 Week Cours e

Time: Thursdays 18:30 – 21:00 Begins: Thursday, 7th February Time: Fridays 14:00 – 19:30 / Saturdays 10:00 – 19:00

Introduction to Sustainable Development (FETAC L5) Intens ive Cours e

Dates: Fri 22nd Sat 23rd Feb || Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd March

Each Accredited Training course costs: €200* / €220** / €240 * ECO-UNESCO members, students, unwaged & young people under 25 ** discounts available for voluntary & community sector Are you a job-seeker? Funding options are available - contact us for details. (Unemployed people registered with FÁS may be eligible for a Technical Employment Support Grant for this course) Further information and bookings: (01) 662 5491 | admin@ecounesco.ie

ECO-UNESCO's Short Courses Click each cours e title for more information Thursday 28th March

Environmental Education: Trends and Development

Friday 29th March

Environmental Education: Programme Development and Curriculum Links

ENROL TODAY! Call (01) 662 5491

ECO-UNESCO Young Environmenatlist Awards 2013 We are delighted with the number of entries in the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmenatlist Awards (YEA) 2013. Best of luck to all the young environmenatlists across the country who are carrying out their environmental action projects. Don't forget that the YEA team is at hand to offer you support along the way and answer any of your queries. We look forward to recieving your projects soon! ECO-UNESCO Six Steps: Click here for a full overview of the steps Project Subnmission Deadline: 22 February 2013 Advice and support: +353 (0)1 662 5491 | yea@ecounesco.ie

SUPPORT ECO-UNESCO: Can you help us with our important work? Each year we work with thousands of young people of all backgrounds from all over Ireland, through drugs programmes, youth programmes, and environmental progammes, empowering them to protect and conserve the environment while providing opportunities for them to build their selfesteem and become active citizens. Check out our website to see how you can help us in the important work we do!

will offer training and work placement to up to eighty participants . Enrolment is open to long-term job s eekers . Contact us at (01) 662 5491 for details about how you can get involved in this exciting programme. We are delighted with the number of entries for this year’s ECOUNESCO Young Environmentalis t Awards 2013 and we would like to wis h all the young participants the bes t of luck as they continue to carry out their environmental action projects . Don’t forget that project s ubmis s ion deadline is coming s oon (22 Feb). In other news … add further information here as required. So have a wonderful January, and let ECOUNESCO play a part in it by becoming a member and taking part in all our exciting programmes and activities . Until next time, Elaine Nevin, National Director ECO-UNESCO


NEW OPPORTUNITIES: Internship & Volunteering Opportunities We are currently offering a range of internship and volunteering opportunities. Please contact admin@ecounesco.ie for full role descriptions and application forms.

THE GREENHOUSE: Discover Primary Science Centre As a Discover Centre, ECO-UNESCO will be offer primary schools special workshops and activities which link directly into the formal primary school maths and science curricula. Click here to visit our DPSM Website section

Have your event or meeting at the Greenhouse! The Greenhouse is the perfect city centre location for your event. ECO-UNESCO's facilities at the Greenhouse include meeting rooms, exhibition space and lecture space. Click here for further information and bookings

Hyperbolic Crochet Reef Exhibition ECO-UNESCO is delighted to announce the exhibition of a unique and wonderful hyperbolic crochet representation of a coral reef where maths, handicraft, marine, environment, art and community combine in an explosion of colour, shape and crocheted form... READ MORE >>

EC O -UNESC O is Ireland's environm ental education and youth organisation affiliated to the World Federation of UNESC O C lubs, C entres and Associations (WFUC A). EC O -UNESC O is part-funded by the Departm ent of C hildren and Youth Affairs' Youth Service Grant Schem e with the support from the National Lottery fund. For m ore inform ation em ail EC O -UNESC O .

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