Hey, we're Cool.org!

But you might know us as Cool Australia (we've been creating resources for Aussie teachers for over 13 years). While our name has changed, our mission hasn't. Our real-world, curriculum-aligned teaching resources equip educators to teach the stuff that matters, creating better outcomes for humanity.

How does it work?

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Trailblazers: Women in Sport Education Resources

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Digital Media with the Trailblazers

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  • Year 7 - 10
  • English
  • Learning through film
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  • Equality
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Trailblazers: Values, Beliefs and Self-Identity

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Health and Physical Education
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  • Equality
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Putting Texts in Contexts with the Trailblazers

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  • Year 6
  • English
  • Learning through film
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  • Equality
  • Social Action
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Trailblazers: Communities Working Together

  • Primary
  • Year 5
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Social Action
  • Sport

For Science Week 2024

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Species Survival: More Than Just Sustainability

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  • Human Endeavour
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2024 The Year of Camelids: Champions of Climate Change, Culture and Coping

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
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  • Biology
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
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Quality Homes for Koala-kind

  • Primary
  • Year 1 - 6
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
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Beyond the Bushfires - Conservation Efforts After the Australian Bushfires

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 6
  • English
  • Science
  • The Arts
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainability
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Gene Editing for Species Survival

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  • Year 9 - 10
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability
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Backyard Bush Blitz - Classification, Ecosystems, and Insects

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Science
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Sustainability
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Biodiversity Investigations and Conservation

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Technology
  • Design and Technologies
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
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Schoolyard Species Survival

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  • Year 7 - 8
  • Science
  • Human Endeavour
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Popular Professional Learning courses

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Your Top 10 Behaviour Management Challenges and How to Tackle Them with Andrew Fuller

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  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Professional learning
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Trauma-Informed Responses to Challenging Behaviour (45 minutes)

  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Professional learning
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Beginning to Include First Nations Peoples' Perspectives in Your Classroom (45 Minutes)

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  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
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  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional learning
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Relationships Part 1: Building Relationships with Andrew Fuller

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning

New Courses: Trauma-Informed Responses to Challenging Behaviour

In this 45 minute course, join Megan Corcoran to explore ways we can teach students about their behaviour, ways we can work alongside them while they develop their skills, and how we can win back some of our teaching time.

New Course: Andrew Fuller Tackles 10 Top Behaviour Management Challenges

You asked, We answered! Join clinical psychologist and family therapist Andrew Fuller in an exploration of the top 10 behaviour management challenges facing educators at the moment, as posited by the Cool teaching community.

Popular Primary lessons and units

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Social Emotional Learning

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  • Year 1 - 2
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Systematic Synthetic Phonics Instruction: Lesson 1

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  • English
  • Speaking
  • Reading
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Love Food? Love Bees! - Investigating Native Bees

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
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Jersey Design: Celebrating Diversity and Belonging

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 6
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Equality

Popular Secondary lessons and units

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Cool Burning - Traditional Land Management

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • English
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  • Geography
  • History
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
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  • Indigenous Education
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First Nations Science

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  • Year 10
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth and Space
  • Human Endeavour
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
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Real-Life CSI - Exploring Forensic Science in the Real World

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Science
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Design a 20-Minute Neighbourhood

  • Secondary
  • Year 7
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

The Cool.org Hope and Act Frameworks for Education

The Cool.org Hope and Act Frameworks have been developed to support educators in teaching about challenging topics in ways that inspire hope and action whilst ensuring psychological safety. They are grounded in research from positive psychology and Hope Theory, Design Thinking methodologies and critical and creative thinking.

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