Cool Australia



Member since
06/06/2018

Cool Australia

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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Educating for a Sustainable future
Teach the story of stuff in Year 7-10 by using a Life Cycle Assessment tool that explores the environmental impact of everyday objects and products.
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Secondary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Discover what you can do in your classroom, service, school or organisation to increase people’s ability and confidence to participate in change.
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Make change last longer – in your classroom, service, school or organisation – with a range of strategies and tools that help maintain momentum.
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Early Learning Teachers, Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
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Early Childhood Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Sustainability is part of every primary teacher’s brief. Find out how to integrate it into your curriculum and use it to ignite your students’ love of learning.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Sustainability helps answer the question, "Why are we learning this?" Find out how to integrate it into your curriculum with this online PD.
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Secondary Teachers of English, History, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Sustainability
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Awaken a love of learning science by teaching fun and simple experiments in the primary classroom.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Share the adventure of conducting simple and fun science experiments with children up to 5 years of age.
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Early Learning Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Meet or exceed the National Quality Standard by helping your children and service care for the environment.
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Early Learning Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Rejuvenate your Year 7 to 10 geography curriculum with engaging lessons that build curiosity and captivate the interest of your students.
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Secondary Geography Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Explore Aboriginal Histories and Cultures in Years 3-6 through the stories of traditional owners and the fire-stick techniques they use to care for the land.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Incorporate Aboriginal Histories and Cultures in Year 7-10 Geography by exploring how traditional owners are using fire to manage the land.
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Secondary Geography Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Help children develop their emotional and physical wellbeing by using the five senses to teach mindfulness.
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Early Childhood Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Improve the concentration skills and emotional resilience of primary students by teaching mindfulness.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Use mindfulness as a tool to help your secondary students improve focus, reduce stress and enhance their wellbeing.
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Secondary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Learn how to explore the natural world and enjoy the many benefits of being outside through child-led and play-based learning.
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Early Childhood Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Teach primary students how to understand and create persuasive language texts by using an interesting range of videos.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Share the joy of scientific discovery with your primary students by using a science inquiry framework.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Find out how to teach sustainability by opening your students’ minds to how different systems – environmental, social and economic – are interconnected.
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Primary and Secondary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Learn how to facilitate interesting class discussion circles, which help students lead their learning and find their voice.
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Primary Teachers
1
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Learn how to actively involve students in discussions that allow them to express personal views and reflect on learning.
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Secondary Teachers
1
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Develop your students' growth mindset in Year 1-6 maths with activities that help them use their knowledge and skills in different real-life scenarios.
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Drive the desire to learn Maths with these Year 7-8 teaching ideas, which help students use their knowledge and skills in a range of real-life situations.
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Secondary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
This course will help you actively involve children in sustainability activities and routines that build their confidence as learners and decision makers.
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Early Learning Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Discover thinking tools that can be used in any subject area to inspire curiosity and develop the general capability of Critical and Creative Thinking.
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Secondary Teachers
1
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Teach Year 3-6 students how to use infographics to explore and represent information, data or knowledge. Infographics can be used in any primary subject.
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Primary Teachers
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Educating for a Sustainable future
Use infographics to help your students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.
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Secondary Teachers
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