Kids Care Award: Do you know an outstanding kid who has committed themselves to helping animals in Dublin? Maybe it’s you! If so, tell us about your experience with animals, how you help them, and how you got involved with making a difference in animal’s lives. Each month a lucky kid will be chosen for our monthly Kids Care Award.
Teen Team Award: We want to know about all the positive experiences you’ve had helping animals. Have you created and animal club at school, volunteered with animals, or just an avid animal lover. Tell us about it and you may be our monthly winner for the Teen Team Award.
Compassionate Teacher Award: Are you a teacher in the Dublin School District, or do you know of an educator or teacher who’s compassionate about spreading the word against animal cruelty? Have they inspired you to take a stance, volunteer, or educate others about the lives of animals? We want to recognise them for being an Outstanding Compassionate Teacher.
Email us with details we would love to hear.
DSPCA Compassionate Teacher Award March 2011
Congratulations to Ms O'Brien, teacher from 3rd Class Room 11 in St. Clare's Primary School, Harold's Cross who has been nominated as this months recipient of the DSPCA Compassionate Teacher Award.
Ms. O'Brien posted a really nice piece on Education Officer Gillian Bird's visit to her class on the schools Blog with lots of letters and pictures from the kids.
It is through our Education Programme in Primary Schools that we start passing on the message of compassion to all animals and respect for all living things.
DSPCA Compassionate Teacher Award April 2011
Congratulations to Ms Claire Tuttle from Gaelscoil na Cille, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, a 4th class teacher who has been nominated as this months recipient of the DSPCA Compassionate Teacher Award.
Claire helped her students to organise a fantastic bake sale in the school and they raised an enormous 600 euros to help the DSPCA look after animals. This was followed up by a visit from Gillian Bird and Beckham to give a talk and to be presented with a cheque.
Once again it is with the help of teachers such as Claire that our Education Programme in Primary Schools is possible and that the message of compassion to all animals and respect for all living things.