117 learners taking this course
This reignited my passion for sustainability. I can’t wait to share what I’ve learnt – Amber
I now understand how sustainability fits into the EYLF and can be part of our daily routines – Jia
This course made me think about how my service can help the future and our children’s future – Ben
Sustainability education can help your children reach Early Years Learning Framework outcomes in lots of different ways. In this course, you will learn:
- What sustainability is and why it’s important.
- How sustainability fits into the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).
- How to use the Principles of Education for Sustainability.
- How to involve your children using EYLF teaching resources.
This couse supports the Early Years Learning Framework:
- Outcome 1. Children have a strong sense of identity.
- Outcome 2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world.
- Outcome 3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing.
- Outcome 4. Children are confident and involved learners.
- Outcome 5. Children are effective communicators.
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 except for ACT
2.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.
3.4.1 Demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning.
Proficient Teacher – all states and territories except for ACT
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
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 for ACT and 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.
3.4.3 Assist colleagues to create, select and use a wide range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
In NSW, Cool Australia is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.
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.