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.

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Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia
01/08/2019

The quality of the course was excellent. The videos provided are an excellent tool that I will use with my class. I liked the messages in the videos and the fact that they weren’t too long. I like the prompting questions as I will use this with my students as well. Overall it was a really interesting course.

Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia
01/08/2019

I loved that I could connect to my areas of teaching.

Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia
01/08/2019

teacher friendly course – practical steps

Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia
01/08/2019

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Analyse the Impact of Everyday Objects - Cool Australia
25/07/2019

Very relevant and the sooner the students become aware of the Life cycles of product the better.

Analyse the Impact of Everyday Objects - Cool Australia
25/07/2019

good

Visualise Data in the Secondary Classroom - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

excellent material and content

Visualise Data in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Excellent introduction on how to create info-graphics and embed them into your classroom

Use Thinking Tools to Strengthen the Secondary Curriculum - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

The content presented was easy to read and understand.

Use Thinking Tools to Strengthen the Primary Curriculum - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Excellent

Use Discussion Circles in the Secondary Classroom - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Relevant and helpful. Something I can implement immediately in my classroom.

Use Discussion Circles in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

It was easy to follow, apply and use.

Use Discussion Circles in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Good

Teach Traditional Land Management - Kirsty Costa
22/12/2018

I found the quality of this course excellent. It gave me not only an insight in traditional land management, but also in understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait people and their culture so much better. I am sure that it will also help me to interact in a more meaningful way with students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait decent.

Teach the Story of Our Stuff - Kirsty Costa
22/12/2018

Relevant and high quality content and resources

Teach the Story of Our Stuff - Kirsty Costa
22/12/2018

The youtube clips, websites and examples were extremely helpful and I will use some of them in my lessons.

Teach the Big Picture of Sustainability - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Good quality accessible content. Easily unpacks the complexity of sustainability and explores the interconnectivity of systems affected.

Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

Excellent

Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

High quality

Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

High quality videos and activities to work through that I found very enjoyable. This is very relevant to teaching about persuasive texts, and I will strive to include knowledge I have learnt from this course in my future teaching.