Australian Curriculum Stories

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Australian Curriculum Stories

Reflections: Visual Art Wheatbelt Tour in WA

Students from Corpus Christi College recently set off on a tour to explore their own backyard in WA and practice their creative skills on the road. See what their teacher had to say about the experience and gain an overview of the locations visited, what students got up to, plus the educational value of this…

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

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Aboriginal cultural experiences in Central Australia

At WorldStrides, we’re here to assist teachers in creating an authentic and educational program for students to discover the oldest living culture in the world, that of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As the traditional custodians of Australia, the Indigenous ideologies and their sacred history is part of Australia’s national identity. To celebrate…

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Aussie Kids Bucket List

Wotif.com recently announced their ‘Aussie Kids Bucket List’, a definitive list of 13 dream Aussie travel experiences to do before the age of 13, as voted by Aussie kids. The results of the survey prove that our kids are young adventurers, excited to explore their own backyard. From sleeping underground in Coober Pedy to snorkelling…

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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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