Gardening GirlSUSTAINABILITY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD

- designed for early childhood audiences
Sustainability education is key to helping children connect and contribute to their world and also supports their personal development. Learn how Cool Australia’s free-to-access teaching resources can assist your centre with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. You will explore:

  • A broader definition of sustainability.
  • How sustainability education can enhance EYLF Outcomes and the elements of the NQS.
  • Cool Australia’s range of lesson plans and activities.
  • How to take action and celebrate through Enviroweek.
  • What other early childhood services are doing for sustainability. 

All Cool Australia workshops include a mixture of hands-on activities and time on the web. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

Hands Up B&WSUSTAINABILITY IN THE CURRICULUM

- designed for primary school and/or secondary school audiences
Sustainability is part of every teacher’s brief in the Australian Curriculum but it can sometimes feel like overload. Learn how Cool Australia’s free-to-access teaching resources can enhance teaching and learning across learning areas and year levels. You will explore:

  • A broad definition of sustainability.
  • How sustainability, as a cross-curricular priority, can be integrated into your curriculum.
  • Cool Australia’s range of lesson plans and activities.
  • How to take action and celebrate through Enviroweek.
  • What other schools are doing for sustainability.

All Cool Australia workshops include a mixture of hands-on activities and time on the web. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

lungsGETTING CREATIVE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

- designed for primary school or secondary school audiences
Education helps take us into a future that we can’t yet fully grasp. In this workshop, you will learn how creativity plays a vital role in informing, engaging and motivating students to understand and take action. You will also explore tools for putting the Arts into STEM (also known as STEAM) through:

  • Hands-on activities that include thinking tools and artistic expression.
  • Strategies for discussing climate change with your students, that recognise their previous knowledge and care for their emotional development.
  • Units of work, lesson plans and student activities all mapped to the Australian Curriculum.

All Cool Australia workshops include a mixture of hands-on activities and time on the web. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

Life Cycle ThinkingLIFE CYCLE THINKING 

- designed for primary school or secondary school audiences
Finding out where stuff comes from, and where it goes when we’re finished with it, helps students consider their environmental and social impact. In this workshop, learn about how the process of life cycle analysis can be used to embed sustainability in the Australian Curriculum across a range of learning areas including Maths, Science and integrated units. You will explore how to:

  • Undertake a Life Cycle Analysis – looking at production, consumption and disposal.
  • Engage students in real-life investigations to better understand everyday objects.
  • Utilise sustainability education to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Access high-quality and ready-made learning units, lesson plans and student activities.

All Cool Australia workshops include a mixture of hands-on activities and time on the web. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

waste audit b & w

REAL-LIFE MATHS

- designed for primary school or secondary school audiences
Engage your students in real-life Mathematics by investigating your school’s waste systems. It’s a lot more fun than it sounds! In this workshop, learn how student-led waste audits embeds sustainability in Mathematics while meeting the requirements in the Australian Curriculum. You will explore how to:

  • Conduct student-led waste audits to measure things like landfill, recycling, organic waste and paper.
  • Use sustainability education to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Access high-quality and ready-made learning units, lesson plans and student activities.
  • Empower students to undertake waste reduction projects.

You will also find out what other schools are doing for sustainability.
All Cool Australia workshops include a mixture of hands-on activities and time on the web. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

GOOB B&WGETTING OTHERS ON BOARD

- designed for early childhood, primary school and/or secondary school audiences
You have a curriculum initiative, project or event you want to have happen… but how to get others on board?
This 2 hour workshop will help you think about creating positive change in your school or early childhood service. Explore how to:

  • Engage different types of people.
  • Use fun and effective communication techniques.
  • Tap into what is already working.
  • Make your project go the distance.

Learn strategies that be applied to any context where you or your students want to create change. You will also find out more about Enviroweek, which involved more than 200,000 young Australians in 2014. Bring your laptop or tablet and be ready to have a play!

 

Pricing

2 hour workshops – $1125 + GST
6 hour workshops – $3250 + GST 

Pricing may not include additional travel expenses.
Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to a workshop will be charged in full.

 

Make a Booking

To book a professional development workshop, contact us on 1300 853 810 or at [email protected]
We also offer these workshops online! Click here to find out more.

 

 

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