Analyse the Impact of Everyday Objects

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 This is perfect PD for secondary Design and Technology teachers – Catherine
 Very useful course with some enlightening information about the stuff we use – Joel
 This was pitched at a level so I could use some of the ideas straight away – Rob

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Life Cycle Assessments are used by industries across the world to assess the environmental impact of a product, from extraction to end of life. In this course, you will learn:

  • How to teach Life Cycle Assessments in Year 7-10 Design and Technology.
  • How to investigate each stage of a product’s life cycle.
  • How to use Life Cycle Assessments to analyse environmental impact of different products.
  • How to access a range of teaching resources.

Download the course brochure here.

HOW LONG DOES IT GO FOR?

This course will take you 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks. You will have access for 1 year.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. Enjoy the course with your team or enrol independently. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. Get a certificate when you finish.

WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?

  • Design and Technologies – Years 7 to 10
  • Cross curriculum priorities – Sustainability
  • General Capabilities – Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding

IS IT ACCREDITED FOR PD HOURS?

This course is mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following states and territories:
Proficient Teacher – all states and territories
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
3.3.2 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.
3.4.2 Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
Highly Accomplished Teacher – all states and territories except NSW
2.1.3 Support colleagues using current and comprehensive knowledge of content and teaching strategies to develop and implement engaging learning and teaching programs.
3.3.3 Support colleagues to select and apply effective teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and Critical and Creative Thinking.
3.4.3 Assist colleagues to create, select and use a wide range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
TQI ACT Logo Cool Australia is endorsed to provide TQI Registered Professional Development for ACT teachers accredited at Proficient or Highly Accomplished Teacher.

 

In NSW, Cool Australia is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.

 

VIC DET SPP Logo SmlCool Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.

 

WHO IS THE COURSE TEACHER?

Kirsty Costa is an award-winning teacher and mentor who has helped thousands of teachers grow in their profession. She started her education career as a classroom teacher in Australia and Japan. She left to become an educational consultant in early learning, primary and secondary. And now Kirsty lives in her element by facilitating online courses and delivering key note addresses to teachers across the country.

 

As a not-for-profit organisation all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.

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