Visualise Data in the Secondary Classroom

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Use infographics to help your students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.
Target Audience
Secondary Teachers

Learning Areas

General Description

Infographics have grown in popularity because they communicate information quickly and clearly. These visual tools represent information, data or knowledge. In this hands-on course, you will build your ability to use infographics as a learning tool in your curriculum. You’ll discover how to understand infographics and create your own.

You’ll learn:

- How to use infographics to help Year 7-12 students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.
- How to read and understand seven different types of infographics.
- How to design, create and publish infographics in any subject area.
- How to use a range of lesson plans to teach infographics.


Secondary 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.

Did you know that courses are 50% off with TTA School Membership? - Click here to learn more about School Membership

Are you paying for this PD yourself? - If so, you might benefit from TTA Online Individual Subscription. Pay $299 + GST and access up to 20 PD hours over 12 months. Click here to learn more about Individual Subscription.

Money Back Guarantee - If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
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


Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.1.2, 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.


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10 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

About Infographics

25 minutes

Discover the benefits of teaching infographics.

Reading Infographics

25 minutes

Learn how to read seven common types of infographics.

Creating Infographics

25 minutes

Experience each step of creating your own infographic.

Your Teaching

25 minutes

Download lesson plans that you can use right away


10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning and next steps.

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About the team

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.