Educational Travel Stories

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Educational Travel Stories

A word from our Tour Directors

Did you know our Tour Directors are with you every step of the way on our international tours? They are local experts and have a wealth of knowledge, so when you visit a new country you can be confident your students (and you!) are learning from the best in the business, while also getting access…

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Italy: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

Say Buongiorno to Italy from your home or classroom! We’ve compiled 5 easy steps to help you and your students experience the language, culture and cuisine of Italy from afar, all while planning your next Italian adventure. 1. Food Cook a traditional Italian meal for your family and bring the taste of Italy into your…

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STEM education in Australia

Are you struggling to engage your students in STEM education? Research shows that the number of school students studying STEM in later secondary (Year 11 and 12) has flat-lined at around 10% or less and Australian students don’t understand the importance of STEM, or the career opportunities in this field, until it’s too late. With strong job…

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What’s new at WorldStrides

Our colleagues around the world are hard at work creating valuable educational content for teachers and students, and we want to share it with you. From virtual conversations with business leaders, to interviews on leadership and coaching with top sporting personalities, there’s plenty of reasons to check these out! In The Teachers Lounge  WorldStrides Performing…

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Education Series: Using smartphones as an instructional tool

Our students are growing up surrounded by technology, but how often are we giving them the chance to use their savvy smartphone skills within a lesson plan? Instead, we find ourselves constantly asking students to put away their phones or to stay on task when working online. Travelling gives our classrooms a fantastic opportunity to…

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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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A new way to travel…

Can’t get the numbers to get your tour off the ground? We’ve made travelling with your students more affordable and accessible with our Guaranteed Departure Date Tours. This exclusive offering provides the benefits of large group travel to smaller groups, by consolidating your tour with other schools. Traditional group travel Most Australian school tours are…

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10 iconic landmarks around the world

The world is full of iconic landmarks; a mixture of enchanting history and architecture that reflects both highs and lows of global events. These landmarks inspire travel and there’s no better feeling when you arrive at your destination and witness the things you’ve only seen in books or photos come to life. No bucket list…

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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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