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!

The Royal Melbourne Show

Your School

The Royal Melbourne Show, Victoria’s largest annual community event conducted by RASV, provides industry with opportunities to engage and connect annually with half a million consumers over 11 days and […]

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Your School

October is Down Syndrome Awareness month; its purpose is to raise public awareness of this common disorder and advocate for acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. It's not about celebrating disabilities, it's […]

World Homeless Day

Your School

The concept of World Homeless Day emerged from discussions between people working to respond to homelessness from various parts of the world. The purpose is to draw attention to homeless people’s […]

National Nutrition Week

Your School

Let’s make a change for better health this National Nutrition Week, and what better way to Try for 5 than by filling our plate with sustainable foods that have the power to improve our health and the health of our planet. We have some great resources below to educate your students on the importance of nutrition. 

National Pollination Week (TBC)

Your School

Australian Pollinator Week acknowledges our important and unique insect pollinators during our southern spring (November). It is a designated week when communities, businesses and organisations can come together to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators and support their needs.

Dream Car Contest Begins (Date TBC)

Your School

Students entering the competition are required to draw or paint a picture of what they imagine their dream car will look like. There are three different age categories for the competition: •  Under 8’s •  8 to 11-year-olds •  12 to 15-year-olds The top three place-getter winners in each of the age categories will be […]

International Day of People with Disability

Your School

Today aims to promote public awareness, understanding & acceptance of people with disability. IDPwD represents a significant opportunity for Australian organisations to share their commitment, campaigns, leadership & stories of empowerment related to inclusion of people with disability in the workforce.    

Human Rights Day

Your School

Human rights day is a day to commemorate, educate and reflect on the principles that form the UDHR means celebrating the rights we exercise everyday as Australians, and acknowledging that enjoying those rights carries with it the responsibility of promoting these rights for all people.