Australian Curriculum Stories

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Australian Curriculum Stories

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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Snowsports adventures in the Snowy Mountains

Kosciuszko National Park is home to Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko which houses four ski resorts, including Perisher Valley and Thredbo. You’ll find the longest ski runs in Australia here as well as uncrowded cross-country skiing trails. With all that space comes a great deal of variety and both resorts provide students with a snow…

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Silo Art and Dinosaur Trail tours

With travel restrictions varying across each state in Australia and uncertainty around international borders reopening, now is the time to start planning a local adventure for your students, if travelling within your own state permits. We’re here to create a local experience for your students – full of educational, fun and unique experiences. From discovering…

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NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

Cairns offers students the unique opportunity to learn by exploring some of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. With vibrant reefs and dense rainforests, it’s a place of striking natural beauty. A school tour to Cairns is a sure way to spark an interest in biological and environmental science. Students will be immersed in different natural…

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STEM education in Australia

Are you struggling to engage your students in STEM education? Research shows that the number of school students studying STEM in later secondary (Year 11 and 12) has flat-lined at around 10% or less and Australian students don’t understand the importance of STEM, or the career opportunities in this field, until it’s too late. With strong job…

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Education Series: Your tour can double as a research project

Remember how your parents would sneak vegetables into every meal for you as a child? Travelling with your students gives you the chance to be just as clever, sneaking critical thinking activities into the itinerary without students complaining and whining. Think of it as brain vegetables! First, create a list of research topics or guiding…

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Destination Spotlight: Canberra

According to the National Capital Education Tourism Project, around 160,000 students visit Canberra every year and participate in high-quality educational programs. Students come away with amazing memories and life-long impressions of Australia’s past and present. Here we detail our top 5 attractions, our favourite accommodation venues, what the PACER rebate is, and when is the…

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Education Series: Travel is a form of social and emotional learning

Now, more than ever, our students are in need of strong social and emotional learning opportunities that allow them to grow as individuals while building the necessary skills to be independent and resilient. Travel remains one of the most authentic ways to build these skills, and educators notice a difference in the classroom after students…

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