General Description

Sustainability education helps your students connect what they’re learning to real-world situations. In this course, you will learn:


- A holistic definition of sustainability, which goes beyond compost bins and solar panels.

- Why sustainability education is important in Year 7 to Year 10.

- How sustainability is included in each subject area as a cross-curriculum priority.

- How to use sustainability to enrich your current curriculum, without it being an add-on.


Secondary Teacher

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


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

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Fit Sustainability into the Secondary Curriculum

    • What is Sustainability?

    • Sustainability in the Curriculum

  • 2

    Module 2: Australian Curriculum

    • 'Sustainability' Learning Outcomes

    • Task: 'Sustainability' Learning Outcomes

    • Other Learning Outcomes

  • 3

    Module 3: Enrich your Teaching

    • Cool Australia's Teaching Resources

    • Your Planning

    • Task: Your Planning

  • 4

    Module 4: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 5

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

    Online courses are available 24/7. Designed to be done in your own time at your own pace.

  • Team Online

    All online courses are available for team purchase. Unlimited teachers from the one Campus for any course for $990 + GST

  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.