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Course Description

Connect what is being taught in your geography classroom to the world outside, using sustainability education. 

In this course, you will learn:

  • How sustainability fits into the Year 7 to Year 10 geography curriculum.
  • A holistic definition of sustainability, which goes beyond compost bins and solar panels.
  • How to use geographic inquiry to connect students to the world.
  • How to access a range of resources that will give your teaching a boost.


Secondary Geography Teachers

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.


Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Refresh your Geography Curriculum

    • What is Sustainability?

    • Sustainability in the Geography Curriculum

  • 2

    Module 2: Geography Curriculum

    • What is Geography for?

    • Sustainability Learning Outcomes

    • Task: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

    • Geography Inquiry

  • 3

    Module 3: Enrich your Teaching

    • Cool Australia's Teaching Resources

    • Your Planning

    • Task: Your Planning Sustainability in Curriculum

  • 4

    Module 4: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 5

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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