Refresh your Geography Curriculum

Cool Australia
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.
Target Audience
Secondary Geography Teachers
24 reviews
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Learning Areas

General Description

Connect what is being taught in your geography classroom to the world outside, using sustainability education. In this course, you will learn:

- How sustainability fits into the Year 7 to Year 10 geography curriculum.
- A holistic definition of sustainability, which goes beyond compost bins and solar panels.
- How to use geographic inquiry to connect students to the world.
- How to access a range of resources that will give your teaching a boost.

Audience

Secondary Geography Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

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

Teaching Standards

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 1 hour of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 1.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now Now Online Places available $49 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Introduction

10 minutes

Get started with your online professional development

Geography Curriculum

20 minutes

Learn about sustainability in the Geography curriculum

Enrich Your Teaching

20 minutes

Identify how to use sustainability to enrich your teaching

Reflection

10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning

User Rating

4.2

Latest Reviews

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

I enjoyed looking through the Cool Australia’s Teaching Resources. Sustainability videos were good and can be used with high school students.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

Significantly relevant as information can be applied across a number of year groups.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

The course was great with effective teaching resources and strategies that can be implemented within the Geography course.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

Quite helpful to hear the statistics of how many students do not select Geography in their senior studies, and food for thought as to how to engage with the Stage 4 and 5 students to instil in them a love and interest in Geography and to see the relevance it has to the real world.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

Good quality and high relevance.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

Basic but good. Requires us to think about teaching Geography in ways to get more students interested Skip

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

It was good. Refreshed the topics.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Very relevant

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

I thought the course was good. Pretty straight forward and easy to understand all of the content.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

I found this course informative and relevent.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

The course content was easy to understand and high quality and useful resources were provided to course participants.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Extremely relevant

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

The course really is a way to remind teachers that Cool Australia has some valuable resources which meet the demands of the curriculum.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

The course was good because it was not information overload.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Too brief overall. Main content involves simply a link to lots more resources. Glenwood High School

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Clear and concise. Suggested some great areas for learning in geography

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
05/12/2019

Very quick, very broad. The link to cool australia was probably the only benefit I received.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
05/12/2019

Course was relevant to sustainability and the framing of geography in the high school curriculum.

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
05/12/2019

Excellent

Refresh your Geography Curriculum - Cool Australia
05/12/2019

Excellent


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.