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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!
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