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Fun things to do at home

Many of us around the country are really starting to feel lockdown fatigue. We’ve tried new hobbies, had way too many zoom calls with friends (or work colleagues!) and watched an abundance of shows on every streaming platform available. With school holidays approaching and the likelihood that many of us will need to stay at home for a little longer,…

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Interesting facts about books

As a travel provider focused on education, we love to celebrate books! Books are a fundamental building block for learning, creating understanding, and exploring our world and worlds from our imaginations. We hope these fun and interesting facts about books inspire you to celebrate Book Week this year! The Oldest Book Diamond Sutra is a Sanskrit…

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Reflections: Visual Art Wheatbelt Tour in WA

Students from Corpus Christi College recently set off on a tour to explore their own backyard in WA and practice their creative skills on the road. See what their teacher had to say about the experience and gain an overview of the locations visited, what students got up to, plus the educational value of this…

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Food science worksheets and activities

To celebrate this year’s theme for Science Week, Food: Different by Design, we’ve created resources for the classroom (or your virtual classroom!) to educate and inspire student’s thinking and encourage them to design a range of food solutions. From growing their own food from kitchen scraps to examining some of the innovations that are happening…

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Simple sustainable snack ideas

Preparing snacks to take with us on a trip can sometimes be an afterthought, with most of us opting to stop off at the service station on the way instead. This can not only put us out of pocket (service stations are expensive!), but it can also negatively impact the environment due to plastic packaging….

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Government-led financial rebates for educational tours

With several government-led schemes available to support practical learning outside the classroom in Canberra, the Northern Territory and Queensland, now is a great time to consider an educational tour for your students. At WorldStrides, we create education-packed programs aligned to the Australian Curriculum while ticking the boxes required to receive these financial rebates. See below…

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Student reflections: Central Australia Adventure

We’re delighted to share with you a tour reflection piece written by Natasha and Lauren, Year 12 students from Doncaster Secondary College. Natasha, Lauren and their classmates embarked on an educational tour to Central Australia earlier this year. Their words bring the experience of the group to life and the memories shared will be cherished…

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Aboriginal cultural experiences in Central Australia

At WorldStrides, we’re here to assist teachers in creating an authentic and educational program for students to discover the oldest living culture in the world, that of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As the traditional custodians of Australia, the Indigenous ideologies and their sacred history is part of Australia’s national identity. To celebrate…

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Aussie Kids Bucket List

Wotif.com recently announced their ‘Aussie Kids Bucket List’, a definitive list of 13 dream Aussie travel experiences to do before the age of 13, as voted by Aussie kids. The results of the survey prove that our kids are young adventurers, excited to explore their own backyard. From sleeping underground in Coober Pedy to snorkelling…

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Tour highlights from the year so far…

As term 2 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the many adventures school groups have had with us in the last 6 months. We’re pleased to share that over 1000 students have explored our beautiful country, travelling to Central Australia, Canberra, Victoria, Queensland and Sydney – and the smiles on their faces says it…

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