About Yellow Flag

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…

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8 Steps of the Yellow Flag Programme

 1: Getting Started, Keeping track and promoting the schools of Yellow Flag Work The initial step on the Yellow Flag programme is setting up the structures to support the running of the programme in the school. It involves identifying a…

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Yellow Flag Handbook for schools

The Yellow Flag Programme Handbook for schools is a practical user-friendly resource to use.Click here to download Irish_YF_Handbook.pdf

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Piloting the Yellow Flag in Froebel College

The Irish Traveller Movement piloted the Yellow Flag for the first time in a Higher Education Institute, Froebel College of Education in Blackrock D4. Froebel College is one of five colleges in the Republic recognised by the DES  for the training and…

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Piloting Yellow Flag Programme

The Yellow Flag programme was successfully piloted by the Irish Traveller Movement in 4 schools, 2 Primary & 2 Secondary in the academic year Sept 2008 to June 2009. All 4 schools were then awarded a Yellow Flag which was…

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Research Report on the piloting of the Yellow Flag

 Research Report on the piloting of the Yellow Flag

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1. Intercultural and Anti-Racism Training for Staff and Management
2. Going Beyond the School Walls: Engaging with the Community
3. The Diversity Committee
4. Intercultural Review
5. Action Plan for a Diverse School
6. Monitoring, Evaluation and Information Dissemination
7. Curriculum work
8. Diversity Code and Anti-Racism Policy

The Yellow Flag Programme must be supported in becoming a national programme. It must be mainstreamed. From there, it will have the capacity to do for diversity what another marvellous programme, the Green Schools/Green Flag Programme, has achieved for environmental awareness among the huge constituency of children, parents, teachers, and communities which it reaches out to so effectively across the State

Michael D Higgins, 25th of May 2011