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 info@coolaustralia.org and we will be happy to assist you.

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

World Health Day

Your School

From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization. We have provided some units around health below.

Youth Homelessness Matters Day

Your School

Youth Homelessness Matters Day (#YHMD2015) is an annual nation-wide campaign aimed at bringing the issue of youth homelessness to the public arena while also providing a mechanism that allows you […]

Nature Play Week

Outdoor Learning

Nature play is about taking kids into nature and allowing them the time, space and freedom to explore, discover, and find wonder in the natural world. We have some great […]

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, […]

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 […]

National Family Day Care Week

Your Centre

The purpose of National Family Day Care Week is to recognise and promote the important role family day care educators and services play in the development and wellbeing of more […]

World Bee Day

Your School

The main purpose of World Bee Day events is to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for our survival. World Bee Day is an excellent opportunity […]

National Reconciliation Week

Your School

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians - as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian […]

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 […]

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 […]