92 learners taking this course
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
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.
- Design and Technologies – Years 7 to 10
- Cross curriculum priorities – Sustainability
- General Capabilities – Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding
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.
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.
Cool Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.
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.