Island Schools iShrink

Project: Knowledge Exchange (Erasmus+)

Project Details


The Island Schools project will connect Europe’s island schools with one another to create innovative education based around sustainability challenges. With project partners from Iceland, the Netherlands, the UK, Spain and Greece, the project will have top universities working on education and sustainability work with island schools to co-create learning materials which place the emphasis on pupils’ active citizenship and the sustainable future of their islands.
Effective start/end date2/05/22 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • sustainability
  • Education
  • islands
  • Learning for Sustainability


Explore the research topics touched on by this project. These labels are generated based on the underlying awards/grants. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • Island Schools: Ocean Plastics Teacher Pack

    Quirke, W., Tubb, S., Palau Salvador, G., Gunnþórsdóttir, H., Þrastardóttir, B., Sigþórsson, R., Svanbjörnsdóttir, B. M., Bjarnadóttir, B., Rundel, C., Gkotsi, I. & Haartsen, T., 18 Nov 2022, 34 p. Brussels

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access
    11 Downloads (Pure)
  • Island Schools Celebration Event

    William Quirke (Organiser)

    12 Jun 202313 Jun 2023

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

  • iShrink Island Schools Multiplier Event

    William Quirke (Organiser)

    20 May 2023

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of special symposia

  • Island Schools Partner Meeting

    William Quirke (Participant), Rúnar Sigþórsson (Participant), Birna María Svanbjörnsdóttir (Participant), Hermina Gunnþórsdóttir (Participant), Brynhildur Bjarnadóttir (Participant), Christina Rundel (Participant), Tielda Haartsen (Participant), Labrini Gregori (Participant) & Irene Gkotsi (Participant)

    2 Apr 20234 Apr 2023

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course