Australian Curriculum Stories

A year level guide to educational travel

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Over the past 30 years, we’ve fine-tuned our Australian educational travel programs to ensure they exceed your expectations. All of our tours are curriculum-linked and specifically tailored to suit the learning outcomes, year level and any other needs of each group. Our most popular tours and activities for each year level are: Years 5, 6…

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October snowsports on New Zealand’s North Island

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Sitting within a dual World Heritage Area, the snowy peaks of the legendary Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand’s most active volcano, is home to the longest ski season and largest ski areas in the country. The ski fields of Whakapapa and Turoa are ideal for school groups and offer world-class snow conditions all the way through…

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Accelerate Learning with Language Tours

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There’s no greater way to build student’s language skills than to travel to where it all began. Students can expand their vocabulary, improve their accents and build confidence as they attend intensive classes and converse with the natives in everyday situations that challenging them to put the theory of their studies into practice. By immersing…

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Cultivate curiosity in your classroom

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Curiosity is a fundamental part of learning. When students are curious, they’re hungry to learn more and enthusiastically experiment with new possibilities. Curiosity triggers a release of dopamine and the brain becomes totally absorbed in the moment, soaking in information in richer detail. Research demonstrates that harnessing curiosity improves creativity, knowledge retention, and confidence (Columbia…

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Get more out of your learning activities

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An effective learning activity has the power to ignite a lifelong interest in a particular subject area. By going beyond the printed page, students learn through their direct experiences and develop a genuine connection with the subject matter. This is often referred to as experiential learning. The content becomes internalised as part of the student’s…

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Geography school tours across Australia and the Globe

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WorldStrides’ geography tours are a chance for students to examine the world’s people and natural environments at close range. Groups venture into the field to explore, analyse and understand a destination’s unique characteristics. Understand what makes volcanoes so powerful, what causes changes in topography of landscapes and learn the processes behind explosive geysers, boiling mud…

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Modern History School Tours – USA, Germany and Vietnam

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Events of recent centuries have left an indelible imprint on today’s world, from divisive revolutions and wars through to life-saving medical breakthroughs and technological advancements. Take your students on a journey that helps them comprehend and appreciate how pivotal events in the past have shaped our present, with the following tours: Modern History school tours…

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Engage your students in STEM across Australia

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With strong job prospects and new specialties developing rapidly, STEM is an exciting field to be a part of! Research shows that early education in STEM is a crucial foundation for future success. The good news is you don’t have to venture far to give your students immersive STEM experiences. We offer a range of…

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Blending subject areas across Australia

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Experience Australia in a myriad of contexts during a domestic cross-curriculum tour. Our Australian tours are designed by educators, based on how students learn best. From Canberra to Cairns and everywhere in between, our tours offer an all-round immersive educational experience where students can broaden their horizons, build on what they’re currently studying and cultivate…

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Interactive learning in our own backyard

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Our Australian tours feature experiential learning activities to maximise academic outcomes and provide personal development opportunities. Whether it’s an Aboriginal cultural program or a simulated archaeological dig, these interactive experiences encourage self-guided exploration, experimentation with materials and creative expression. Central Australia Activity Learning Area Umoona Opal Mine & Museum underground camping experience Discover Coober Pedy’s…

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