2021 School Events and Awareness Days

Welcome to the 2021 schools event calendar!

Awareness events are an awesome way to get kids, parents and educators involved in meaningful learning! We have aligned each awareness event or day with a package of free curriculum-aligned resources, aimed to get the whole school involved. From Harmony Day to STEM day, you can use these resource to teach lessons that help kids build empathy and make change in their local community.

The digital calendar below can be imported directly into your Google or ical calendars. Or you can click on the image to the left to view and download an A3 Printable version of the calendar, or click here.

If you have any questions regarding the resources aligned to the awareness days below – please drop us a line at [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you.

Here’s to a great new year of learning, stay cool!

Citizen Science Month

Your School

Citizen science is expanding the reach, relevance, and impact of science in almost every area of inquiry; in the field and online; through local and global efforts. CSA brings depth to how citizen science is understood, and shines a light on the integrity and complexity of the practice. Some great unit ideas below.

Earth Day

Earth Day is marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global, national and local policy changes. Now, the fight for a clean environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more and more apparent every day. 

Mindful in May

Your School

In times like these, we really can't afford to lose our minds. Research shows it only takes 10 minutes of meditation a day to see significant positive benefits to your life. We have resources that you can practise with your students, in or outside of the classroom, and at home.

World Bee Day

Your School

World Bee Day's purpose is to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for our survival. It is an excellent opportunity to put bees at the centre of the national conversation for a day and encourage actions that create more bee-friendly landscapes. Find more resources here.

World Environment Day

Your School

World Environment Day is for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on environmental issues emerging from marine pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.

World Oceans Day

Your School

On World Oceans Day, people everywhere can celebrate and take action for our shared ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, community and/or your company, and join with millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better future. By working together, we can - and will - protect and […]

World Refugee Day

Your School

World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. It falls each year on June 20 and celebrates the strength and courage of […]

International Day of Democracy

Your School

The International Day of Democracy is observed every year on September 15, with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy. The values of freedom, respect for human rights, and the principle of […]