Australian Curriculum Stories

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Australian Curriculum Stories

A teacher’s perspective – Art tour to France, Italy and Spain

Jane Dobson, Head of Art at Concordia College in South Australia, shares the wonderful learning experiences and life-long memories that her students have taken away from their Art Tour to Italy, Spain and France in May this year: Our Italy, France and Spain art tour covered Roman, Renaissance, Impressionism through to contemporary times. The students…

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Young superheroes

Bursting with creativity and unafraid of failure, young people and their inquisitive and curious minds are leading change and making a difference to the world. This article follows some of the young minds who have changed the STEM field forever with their innovative ideas! Boyan Slat is the inventor of what is now the world’s…

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Inspirational women in science

How many women can you name who appear in our history books? Unfortunately, off the top of your head, it’s probably just one or two! With the celebration of all things science this week, we highlight women who have paved their career in a male-dominated industry and are role models for young girls today –…

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How travel connects to the classroom

Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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Introducing the Nikon Media Centre

We’ve got exciting news!!! This snow season, WorldStrides, Nikon and Mount Hotham come together to create an innovative experience for students at Mount Hotham Resort – The Nikon Media Centre. A first in its field, the Nikon Media Centre is designed to enhance learning opportunities for student at the snow. Students will have access to…

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Tasmania – a 10/10 from teachers

From its heritage sites and natural attractions, to galleries and museums full of history and culture, our teachers always rave that Tasmania is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure. “Tasmania was an amazing experience for our students and covered many highlights including Mt Wellington, Port Arthur and Cradle Mountain. Our students…

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Our top hands-on learning destinations for STEM

Science, technology, engineering and maths are widely considered the industries of the future – areas that will be responsible for furthering our efforts in innovation, creativity and design. It’s no surprise that career opportunities in STEM are growing significantly more than any other industry. Integrating hands-on learning experiences inside and outside the classroom from a…

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Where an educational tour can take students

Brett Sampson, WorldStrides International Destination Specialist, reflects on his Year 10 class tour to Italy and delves into the personal and academic benefits it delivered – from developing confidence and discovering his passion, to speaking the language with locals. Brett, what were the highlights of your tour? One of my favourite memories was visiting the…

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How to prepare for a snowsports adventure!

Heading off on a snowsports adventure this winter? Preparation is key, from knowing what to pack and wear to how you can look after your body while on the slopes, we’ve put together a list that will ensure you and your students have the most successful snowsports experience ever! Lessons are essential On a WorldStrides…

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Best of Asia

If you had all the free time in the world, where would you spend your time abroad? With Asia in our backyard, it’s hard to overlook this astonishing continent with its diverse landscapes, fascinating history, authentic cultural experiences and endless learning opportunities – Asia is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure!…

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