Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire

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

General Description

In this course, you will discover how John, an Aboriginal land manager, uses fire 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 land management in Year 8-10 Geography.
- How to teach Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures.
- How to access a range of lessons that will engage your students.
- How to make learning relevant by connecting to land management in your local area.

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.

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- 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

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

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (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.

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 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
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Sessions

Introduction

No duration specified

Get started with your online professional development

Using Fire

No duration specified

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

Your Teaching

No duration specified

Explore a range of teaching resources from Cool Australia.

Reflection

No duration specified

Reflect on your course learning.

User Rating

4.6

Latest Reviews

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

Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire - Cool Australia
27/04/2020

I found the course to be of good quality and relevant

Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

I thought the course was very relevant and covered the essential components well.

Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Straight to the point, very relevant.

Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire - Cool Australia
18/04/2020

Good

Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

very good with film and commentary to explain


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.