77 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
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
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.
HOW LONG DOES IT GO FOR?
This course will take you 1 hour 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 EARLY CHILDHOOD LINKS?
This course 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.
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 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.
Cool 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.