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Frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19

Last updated: 3 April 2020 First posted: 6 March 2020 We continue to proactively monitor the situation regarding COVID-19 with the support of our medical and risk management partners. Here are some answers to questions we are frequently hearing from customers: Will my tour or program be cancelled? We are committed to student safety 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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To the snow we go!

Look no further than Mount Hotham for immersive educational experiences full of adventure! Featuring easy slopes for first-timers and more advanced terrain for seasoned snow-goers plus educational activities off the slopes, it’s no wonder teachers choose Mount Hotham as their Snowsports destination. Convenient accommodation Enjoy ski-in/out accommodation catering especially for students in the heart of…

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Ted Talks for Teachers

Teachers have the arduous task of shaping the minds of the future. Sometimes this task is not as black and white as it may seem. We have gathered 5 TED talks that will help you achieve success in the classroom and help you reach the teaching goals that some may say are impossible! 1. Rita…

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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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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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5 reasons to take your students to Rhapsody Rotorua

Rhapsody Rotorua is a must for all music students! The annual international youth music festival brings together budding musicians to learn, perform and grow. During the one-week festival, students will develop their musical skills and repertoire, connect with like-minded peers and build confidence through performances, adjudications and professional coaching from industry experts. Why should you…

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10 interesting facts about Central Australia

Australia is a massive country with about the same land mass as the United States. With a population of around 25 million people and 85% living within 50km of the coast, a large portion of the country remains uninhabited, primarily in the centre region. Although the number of people may be sparse in Central Australia,…

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Where an educational tour can take students

Brett Sampson, WorldStrides International Destination Specialist, reflects on his Year 10 class tour to Italy and delves into the personal and academic benefits it delivered – from developing confidence and discovering his passion, to speaking the language with locals. Brett, what were the highlights of your tour? One of my favourite memories was visiting the…

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How to prepare for a snowsports adventure!

Heading off on a snowsports adventure this winter? Preparation is key, from knowing what to pack and wear to how you can look after your body while on the slopes, we’ve put together a list that will ensure you and your students have the most successful snowsports experience ever! Lessons are essential On a WorldStrides…

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