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Planning a snowsports tour, a teacher’s perspective

WorldStrides currently facilitates snowsports tours for more than 150 schools around Australia each year and has access to the best snowsports centres worldwide. We have an incomparable record of success in each of the ‘prime location’ alpine resorts we use in Australia and internationally. Snowsports tours are no longer just an extra-curriculum activity. For some…

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Top 10 reasons to participate in a service learning program

Service learning programs are based on volunteer travel experiences that define who we are and how we relate to our planet. Service learning – also known as community engagement – combines both learning goals and community service in ways that can enhance both student growth and the common good. Here are our top 10 reasons to…

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

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

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

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 5 reasons to visit Canberra

A trip to Canberra is a rite of passage for all Australian students. Embarking on a journey of discovery, students come face to face with our history, democracy, culture and heritage. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should visit Canberra. See the Prime Minister at work Guided tours of Parliament House have students…

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Rhapsody Rotorua: Teacher Testimonials

At the Rhapsody Rotorua Festival students from across Australia and New Zealand join together for 7 days of musical escapades. Through interactive workshops, professional adjudications and public performances, students experience music from an entirely new perspective. Students also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the indigenous Maori culture as well as take part in the…

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On tour of New Caledonia: An insider perspective

Known as the Paris of the Pacific, New Caledonia is fast becoming a go-to destination for students of language. But with its rich pioneer and colonial history and diverse blend of ethnicities that call New Caledonia home, this island nation has an abundance of cultural opportunities waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Earlier this year, Katarina…

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On tour with WorldStrides: Safety and Security

At WorldStrides, the safety of our school groups is our number 1 priority. We have an unmatched, comprehensive security network that ensures every student, chaperone, and teacher is safe each step of the way. Global Networks WorldStrides has a global presence with over 45 offices around the world to monitor situations and assist in the…

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Top Picks: Educational History Programs and Experiences Around Australia

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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