Australian Curriculum Stories

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Australian Curriculum Stories

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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Cross-curriculum tours in the USA

Discover our diverse educational tours across the USA where students can participate in performing arts workshops in NYC, discover the birthplace and history of modern America in Washington D.C. or witness the wonders of environmental science in Hawaii. New York City  Civics and Citizenship, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History Performance students act, sing and…

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Discover Sydney

Full of immersive educational experiences and a vast array of activities, our Sydney programs are jam-packed with history, culture and adventure. Find out what students get up to in Australia’s most iconic city. Learn Powerhouse Museum Featuring an array of treasures and educational programs across decorative arts and design, science, technology, space, transport and social…

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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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