Help your students to experience sustainability in action
We offer curriculum and activity-related programmes for schools and youth groups with pre-and post-visit supports. Choose from a selection of modules offered online or onsite.
Young people living today are the future of the planet. Youth movements are central to encouraging international efforts to tackle climate change. Cloughjordan Ecovillage is a model for sustainable living and demonstrates an alternative, sustainable lifestyle. At Cloughjordan ecovillage, there is much to learn and we are always happy to welcome students to visit on tours.
Our ecovillage features a community farm, amphitheatre, edible landscape, sustainable houses, with many acres dedicated to forestry and biodiversity. We hope that by welcoming primary and secondary school students, we can encourage them to build a brighter tomorrow and see the possibilities and solutions for solving some of today’s biggest issues.
Guided Tour of Cloughjordan Ecovillage – Duration 1.5 hours
Prices €12 per student
Half Day Visit
|10:00 am - 10:30 am||Introduction to Cloughjordan Ecovillage|
|10:30 am - 12:00 pm||Guided Tour of the Ecovillage|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Facilitated Discussion|
Bring the lessons of Cloughjordan Ecovillage to your class
An Introduction to Cloughjordan Ecovillage
Hear our story and find out about the many innovative ways we strive to model sustainability and the transition to a resilient, low-carbon society.
Investigate the different approaches we adopt to reduce our ecological footprint.
Understand the principles behind the Paris Agreement and the need to reduce Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 7% every year.
From cob structures to hemp-lime, learn about our eco charter and green building methods.
Local Food Systems
Find out how community-supported agriculture can transform our relationship with local food.
Explore our native forests and edible landscapes and how we use permaculture to care for our land.