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National Science Week: Our top pick of events for students

National Science Week 2024, kicking off on Saturday 10 August and running until Sunday 18 August, marks the annual nationwide celebration of science and technology, featuring events across Australia. This year’s school theme, ‘Species Survival – More than just sustainability’, aims to highlight the importance of science and innovation in ensuring the survival and thriving…

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WorldStrides soccer groups are taking on the UK!

We’ve had an amazing year thus far for our Australian soccer groups travelling to the UK. Since January 2024, young athletes from three Australian schools and academies have embarked on unforgettable journeys forging lifelong friendships, embracing new cultures, and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Take a journey below and relive the moments, celebrate…

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An evening at the MCG with WorldStrides

What an inspiring night it was at the MCG on the 23 April, delving into the WorldStrides Soccer Programs and beyond! We extend our heartfelt thanks to our incredible guests, soccer educators, and coaches from across Melbourne for gracing us with their presence in the Committee Room by Guy Grossi. Special mentions to Joe Spiteri,…

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12 reasons why travel is the best education

Embarking on a journey is more than just visiting new places; it’s an unparalleled form of education that extends beyond the confines of a classroom. From experiencing different cultures to navigating unfamiliar terrains, travel enriches the mind, broadens perspectives, and fosters personal growth in ways traditional education cannot. In this article, we delve into 12…

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New partnership announcement with Football Coaches Australia (FCA)

Football Coaches Australia (FCA), the national association for qualified coaches, has joined forces with WorldStrides, a global leader in educational travel, to offer an exhilarating opportunity for coaches and players alike. Through this exclusive partnership, FCA members have the opportunity to embark on unique sporting and cultural adventures that promise unforgettable experiences. Football Coaches Australia’s…

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Save with the NT Learning Adventures funding program

The Northern Territory is a region teeming with extraordinary landscapes, rich Aboriginal culture, and diverse wildlife. It offers a unique experience for students, providing remarkable opportunities to explore the untamed beauty of the Outback and gain a deeper understanding of the country’s diverse heritage. Students engage in an array of inspiring and educational experiences, many…

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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 with the Australian Curriculum while ticking the boxes required to receive these financial rebates. See below…

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PACER education rebate for Schools visiting Canberra

Every year, thousands of students discover our nation’s capital, returning with broadened perspectives and life-long memories. The educational opportunities on offer in Canberra are endless, and our high-quality educational programs offer an abundance of learning opportunities for all students. We want every student to experience all that Canberra has to offer and create amazing memories…

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Lunar New Year: The Year of the Dragon

Kicking off on Saturday 10 February and lasting for 15 days, the Lunar New Year is a celebration of the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new year on the lunisolar calendar, the Year of the Dragan. Lunar New Year is the most important holiday in China, and it is also widely celebrated…

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Break the ice! Start the new school year with these fun icebreakers

As educators, we have all witnessed the uncomfortable silence and apprehension of students on the first day of school. It’s common for students to feel anxious when starting at a new school, having a new teacher, or reuniting with friends after a long summer break. However, with some enjoyable, interactive, and suitable icebreakers, we can…

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