GRD Latest News

The Yellow Flag Programme for Schools

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Would your school be interested in being supported to take part in an 8 step programme focussed on diversity at the end of which your school would receive a physical flag in recognition of its work on promoting diversity and inclusion?

 

What is the "Yellow Flag" programme?

 

The Yellow Flag Programme provides a practical series of 8 steps that brings issues of interculturalism, equality and diversity into the whole-school programme and allows schools to apply them to the day to day running of the school. It works with students, staff, management, parents and wider community groups so that issues of diversity and equality are not merely seen as "school subjects" but can be understood and taken outside the school setting into everyone's personal lives.

 

In parallel with the Green Schools, the Yellow Flag Diversity in Schools is both a practical programme and an award scheme, therefore; on completing these steps, and being assessed externally, the school is awarded its "Yellow Flag" in recognition of its work in promoting diversity & inclusion. The award is publicised locally, and the school can fly its flag with pride and use the logo on its official correspondence.

 

Closing date to apply 18th May 2018

 

For further information and to register your schools interest in the yellow flag

 

Contact : (01) 6796577 or 087 2410258

Email: yellowflagprogramme@gmail.com

Website: www.yellowflag,ie


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.