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 ongoing access.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

This course is on-demand and for private study. 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:

Graduate Teacher – all states and territories
2.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.
3.3.1 Include a range of teaching strategies.
3.4.1 Demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning.

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
2.5.3 Support colleagues to implement effective teaching strategies to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
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.

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.

WHO ARE THE INSTRUCTORS?


Chris Vella from Cool Australia is your course teacher. He has worked in the education sector for over 10 years as a classroom teacher and educational consultant. He has also worked at Western Sydney University. Chris loves getting creative with education and supporting others to do the same.

 

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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