Australian Curriculum Stories

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Australian Curriculum Stories

Our top picks for New Zealand

With the announcement of New Zealand borders opening for quarantine-free travel with Australia from the 19th of April, we’re so excited to be able to start planning school tours to our neighbouring country again! New Zealand’s North and South islands are both full of adventure activities, Maori cultural experiences and awe-inspiring landscapes, making either option…

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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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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…

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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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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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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 beginning to ease across each state in Australia and uncertainty around international borders reopening, now is the time to start planning a local adventure for your students. We’re here to create a local experience for your students – full of educational, fun and unique experiences. From discovering the history of Silo Art…

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