Frequently Asked Questions

The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schools Program is a classroom-based program, fully aligned to the Australian curriculum, comprising exploratory learning units for both primary and secondary students aged 5 – 16.

The program has been designed to complement Australian Cricket’s existing suite of schools and participation programs, and provide teachers and students with a best-in-class option for classroom-based learning. Program units are based on the following themes:
  • Wellbeing (personal and community)
  • Inspirational Women and Girls
  • Build Your Own World Cup

All ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schools Program resources, including lesson plans, are entirely free for teachers, students and parents to access. Teachers across Australia can register for the program at schools.t20worldcup.com.

Yes! All of our lesson plans and resources are linked to the Australian Curriculum.

Units have been developed to cover themes identified in the Australian Curriculum Wellbeing Framework, which will enhance whole of child development.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup is the pinnacle global event for cricket's fastest growing format, T20. In 2020, the world's best cricketers will be on show in Australia for two World Cups:
  • ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: 21 Feb to 8 March 2020
  • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup: 18 Oct – 15 Nov 2020

More information about the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is available at t20worldcup.com.

Each unit has lesson plans for both Primary and Secondary with supporting resources for classroom delivery. Some units are supported by Interactive Whiteboard presentations, while others are supported by a video series or activity sheets for assessing student understanding.

The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schools Program has been designed in conjunction with Cricket Australia and Kimberlin Education to engage and inspire teachers, students and families across Australia. All of our educational resources have been written by experienced Australian teachers in consultation with industry experts, in line with the Australian Curriculum.

The resources available on this website are for the use of teachers of K-10 students in Australia who are interested in holistic, student-led learning encompassing a wide range of life skills as well as curriculum-linked outcomes.

These resources explore the skills around playing cricket as a sport as well as the philosophies around Australian culture. They look into supporting student wellbeing, developing enterprise and entrepreneurial skills and supporting soft skills such as collaboration, communication and creativity. Some lessons are supported by physical activities to develop skills associated with playing cricket, and the Build Your Own T20 World Cup campaign encourages students to organise (and play out) a World Cup style tournament at their school.

Approximately 50 minutes, although some lessons may take longer depending on student questioning and discussion. Teachers are encouraged to teach these activities in a way which suits their class.
The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Schools Program aims to:
  • Enhance students' understanding of their wellbeing
  • Encourage students to contribute to their community's wellbeing
  • Promote a holistic view of cricket, beyond sport
  • Study inspirational women to build understanding of what it means to affect change and make a difference
  • Develop creativity, collaboration and enterprise skills
The activities in this unit have been differentiated for varying ability levels with differing levels of support. Teachers are encouraged to modify the activities as required in order to cater to diverse student needs. All lesson plans acknowledge this.

For students who wish to find out more about the program, we have set up a student page on the website at schools.t20worldcup.com, which has a description of each module and a video series to support it. If students want to find out more about the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, please direct them to t20worldcup.com.

These resources were developed in collaboration with some of Australia’s top cricket players who aim to inspire the next generation to see cricket as more than just a sport. Curriculum content features current and former Australian and international players.

Also, units have been developed to complement Cricket Australia’s current program offerings and engage new schools in cricket by catering products to school needs.

Yes! The lesson plans contain a range of activities which can be differentiated for a range of ages and environments.

  • Wellbeing (personal) – launches Term 3, 2019
  • Inspiring Women and Girls – launches Term 3, 2019
  • Wellbeing (community) – launches Term 1, 2020
  • Build your own T20 World Cup – launches Term 2, 2020
The dates for the event are as follows:
  • ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: 21 Feb to 8 March 2020
  • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup: 18 Oct – 15 Nov 2020

Program materials are available until the end of 2020.

Yes. Upon registering for the program, teachers/schools will be given the option to apply for an allocation of 30 complementary tickets (5 adults / 25 kids tickets) to select matches in each of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 host cities.

Schools can apply for tickets to the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 now. Applications for tickets to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, as part of the Schools Ticketing Program, will open after the conclusion of the women’s event.

For more information, please refer to the Schools Ticketing Program FAQs here.

For more information, please refer to the Schools Ticketing Program Terms and Conditions here.

Schools who obtain tickets to the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 as part of the Schools Ticketing Program, will have the opportunity to apply separately for tickets to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

For more information, please refer to the Schools Ticketing Program FAQs here.

Tickets to the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 can be found at https://m-tickets.t20worldcup.com/content/wt20/home.aspx

When tickets are no longer available the event will be displayed as:

"Allocation Exhausted"

This message is displayed when we have exceeded the available number of tickets for the Schools Ticketing Program. By selecting an allocation exhausted match, we will communicate to you if further tickets are released to the Schools Ticketing Program or provide you the opportunity to purchase tickets for your school.