Cool Australia



Member since
16/09/2014

Cool Australia

Educating for a Sustainable future

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.

Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Teach Aboriginal Cultures and Histories in Years 3 to 6 by exploring how fire is used to care for Country.
Target Audience
Teachers working with Years 3 to 6 students. Also suitable for casual relief and beginning teachers.
2 reviews
10
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Teach Aboriginal Cultures and Histories in Year 7 to 10 Geography, Science and English by exploring traditional land management using fire.
Target Audience
Teachers working with Years 7 to 10 students. Also suitable for casual relief and beginning teachers.
17 reviews
47
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Get others involved in the changes you and your students want to make at your school (whether it be educational, environmental or social).
Target Audience
Teachers, principals, school leaders, parents and others working with primary schools.
7 reviews
13
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Get others involved in the changes you and your students want to make at your school (whether it be educational, environmental or social).
Target Audience
Teachers, principals, school leaders, parents and others working with secondary schools.
10 reviews
23
Teach Maths lessons, through school waste audits, that help Year 7 and Year 8 students use their learning in real-life situations.
Target Audience
Secondary teachers, curriculum leaders and others teaching Mathematics Year 7 and Year 8 students.
15 reviews
23
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Rejuvenate Years 7 to 10 Geography with engaging lessons that captivate the interest of your students.
Target Audience
Geography teachers working with Years 7 to 10 students. Also suitable for casual relief and beginning teachers.
30 reviews
59
Get children learning outside and enjoying the many benefits of learning in nature. This course supports the NQS and EYLF.
Target Audience
Early childhood educators, centre directors, managers and others working with early childhood services.
16 reviews
36
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Use sustainability education to connect children with their world and achieve the outcomes of the EYLF and NQS.
Target Audience
Early childhood educators, centre directors and managers, parents and others working with early childhood services.
28 reviews
62
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Teach sustainability across the Year 3 to 6 curriculum and ignite a love of learning in your students.
Target Audience
Teachers working with Years 3 to 6 students. Also suitable for casual relief and beginning teachers.
9 reviews
25
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Teach sustainability across the Foundation to Year 2 curriculum and connect students to the world outside your classroom.
Target Audience
Teachers working with Foundation (Prep/Reception) to Year 2 students. Also suitable for casual relief and beginning teachers.
13 reviews
23
Teach real-life learning experiences, through school waste audits, that help Year 1 to 6 students to shine in Mathematics.
Target Audience
Primary teachers of Years 3 to 6, casual relief teachers and beginning teachers.
3 reviews
4
Teach your Year 7 to 10 students how to use a Life Cycle Assessment to analyse the environmental impact of everyday products.
Target Audience
Secondary teachers, curriculum leaders and others teaching Design and Technologies to Years 7 to Year 10 students.
7 reviews
11
Teach Aboriginal Cultures and Histories in Years 7 to 10 Geography by exploring traditional fire-stick land management techniques.
Target Audience
Year 7 to 10 Geography teachers, casual relief teachers and beginning teachers
4 reviews
8
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Provide real-world learning in Year 1 to 6 Mathematics by undertaking school waste audits.
Target Audience
Teachers of Years 1 to 6 students. Also suitable for casual relief teachers and waste educators.
13 reviews
30
Kirsty Costa - Cool Australia
Award winning educator
Teach real-world Mathematics to Year 7 and 8 students through school waste audits.
Target Audience
Maths teachers working with Years 7 and 8 students. Also suitable for Sustainability Coordinators and waste educators.
14 reviews
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