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Steph Delaporte Stories

Government announces rebate boost to increase civics and citizenship education

Last year saw hundreds of postponed trips to Canberra and thousands of disappointed students unable to discover our nation’s capital due to COVID-19 – but this year is looking up! With the recent announcement from the Australian Government to increase the Parliament and Civics Education Rebate (PACER) by 50%, more students will have the chance…

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Core social and emotional learning strategies for every learning environment

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is more than just a buzzword in education today – it should be a crucial part of any school community. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), “SEL is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions,…

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Love is in the air: Sending love to our favourite landmarks!

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day! After a year of social distancing and virtual learning, we’re ready to share our love with those landmarks we’ve missed. Say “Happy Valentine’s Day” through the Eiffel Tower, Tower of Pisa, Liberty Bell, and more. And travel themed puns… what’s not to Louvre? So download these punny…

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Your Australia: Explore your own backyard – regional edition

With international travel still off the cards (for now!), many of us are seizing the opportunity to get to know our wonderful country a little bit more. Australia is an explorer’s treasure trove, home to some of the world’s most unique and diverse landscapes, a whopping 8 ecosystems, an abundance of natural wonders, unique wildlife and a rich cultural heritage. With all of this right on our doorstep, it’s the perfect destination for educational student travel. Whether you…

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Your Australia: Snowsports adventures at Mt Buller

Mt Buller is the most accessible major ski resort in Australia which makes it a very popular destination for school groups. Just an easy and scenic three hour drive north-east of Melbourne, the ski resort boasts the greatest amount of ski lifts than any other ski resort in Victoria, combined with 3000 hectares of skiing…

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Your Australia: Immersive STEM tours

It’s no secret that increased capability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is essential to ensuring the future success of Australia. We know that attraction to STEM begins at an early age and stereotypical views about STEM study and careers may influence students’ interest in these fields. To help combat this, we’ve developed a range of new curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students. Covering areas…

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Your Australia: National Parks in the NT

Australia is home to the most diverse national parks in the world. With over 500 national parks spread across 28 million hectares of land, it covers nearly 4% of the country! The Northern Territory has arguably the most cultural and diverse landscapes comprising over 50 national parks, conservation areas, marine parks and nature reserves.   The mesmerising Uluru is undoubtedly the main drawcard for schools when visiting the NT. Its natural beauty and cultural significance leaves students with…

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On the road again: Bundaberg and Lady Musgrave Island tour

We’re delighted to share that our first group of students since the COVID-19 pandemic began, have embarked on a tour to experience local learning and explore their own backyard! On 9 November, a Queensland school departed on an adventure to discover the history and art of Bundaberg, and learn about animal and environmental conservation, which…

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Northern Territory: our top experiences!

Renowned for its spellbinding national parks, abundant wildlife, stunning gorges, and ancient Aboriginal culture, a visit to the Northern Territory is packed full of fun-educational experiences that you and your students will never forget. The abundance of learning and personal development opportunities on tour are endless – and the key learning areas covered include English,…

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Start planning an adventure to New Zealand’s North Island

The increased likelihood of borders soon reopening with our Kiwi neighbours means that now is a good time to start thinking about the options available for your 2021 and 2022 school tour. New Zealand’s North Island is full of adventure activities, cultural experiences and awe-inspiring landscapes which make it a popular destination for school groups….

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