Teach Caring for Country using Fire

Cool Australia
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.
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
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Learning Areas

General Description

In this course, you will hear how John Daly uses fire stick techniques to care for Country. John works with scientists and farmers to reduce the impact of bushfires and protect communities. You will learn:

- How to use John’s story to teach traditional land management in Years 3-6.
- How to teach Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures in history, geography and English.
- How to access a range of lessons that will excite your students.
- How to make learning relevant by connecting to land management in your local area.

Audience

Primary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

My school has TTA School Membership - If your school has TTA School Membership and will be paying for your course, please enrol in the normal way. Upon submitting your enrolment confirmation, your enrolment request will be sent to your PD Coordinator for approval. Once they approve the enrolment you will be emailed with details for course access. The school will not be charged until the PD Coordinator approves the enrolment.

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Teaching Standards

2.4.2 Proficient Level – Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Accreditation

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.4.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now Now Online Places available $59 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Introduction

15 minutes

Get started with your online professional development

Using Fire

45 minutes

Discover how fire is used to care for Country in Northern Australia.

Your Teaching

45 minutes

Explore a range of teaching resources from Cool Australia.

Reflection

15 minutes

Reflect on your course learning.

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About the team


Cool Australia

Creator

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.