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Roman Philosopher Seneca once wrote… “Travel and change of place impart new vigour to the mind…” As the leaders in educational travel, we’re always looking for new and exciting destinations that will spark curiosity and inspire new learnings among your students. Educational tours of Hawaii, India and Russia each offer students opportunities to journey beyond…

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On tour of the Western Front with Clare Wood

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WorldStrides’ resident history buff and team member Clare Wood recently journeyed to Belgium to explore the Western Front Battlefields. Here she shares with us the impact this experience had on her personally and professionally as advocate for the benefits of educational travel for Australian students. Recently I travelled to Flanders Field to experience the Western…

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PACER rebate available to schools travelling to Canberra

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The Australian Government understands the importance of a Canberra educational tour within the civics and citizenship curriculum. It encourages and supports Australian schools to partake by offering a financial rebate to all schools who visit Canberra in Years 4 to 12. A visit to Canberra is a transformative experience for all young Australians. Each year…

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A curriculum guide to the USA

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When it comes to educational travel, students are spoiled for choice in the USA! Its vast array of attactions and educational programs that can be tailored to areas of the Australian Curriculum including Humanities and Social Sciences, STEM, Health and Physical Education and The Arts make it an ideal destination for your next educational tour….

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La Dolce Vita Italiana! A teacher’s tale of Italy

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With more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world, Italy is literally a country full of wonders. Combined with its storied history, colourful culture and delicious local cuisine – it’s no surprise Italy is one of our most popular destinations. Here, one our travelling teachers shares with us their amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience…

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Breaking down educational barriers with cross-curriculum tours

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Studies on cross-curriculum learning have shown it can lead to increased motivation, improvement of the learning process, encourage critical thinking, interaction and reflection and promotes teamwork between students. When combining curriculums, students make connections between subjects which in turn create richer learning opportunities as the material becomes more relevant and meaningful. Here are our favourite…

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New Zealand Adventures

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Where else will you find adventure sports, rich indigenous culture and history and spectacular natural wonders? Our experiential programs to New Zealand combine all of the above and are tailored to suit your specific curriculum focuses. Whether it’s learning about geography and Maori culture at Mt Cheeseman, discovering science and snowsports at Lake Tekapo or…

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Top Picks: Educational History Programs and Experiences Around Australia

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Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of Australia’s early settlers or discover the ancient history and culture of our indigenous people, the educational opportunities available to students across Australia are aplenty. Our educational tours can be tailored to all areas of history, no matter where you’re travelling to! Here are our top picks…

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