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Indonesia: Travel tips for teachers and students

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School Trips to Indonesia Known for its vibrant culture, diverse natural landscapes and exotic wildlife, Indonesia is the perfect destination for students of language, art and humanities. With bustling markets, tiny traditional villages. verdant rice terraces and opulent sultan’s palaces – Indonesia is rich in cultural, historical and geographical experiences that will broaden students’ horizons….

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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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Your essential guide to managing money overseas

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In preparation for your educational travel program, there are a few steps you can take to ensure you stick to your budget and manage your money overseas. Accessing and using your money abroad might seem daunting, but we’re here to offer a sensible approach to foreign spending. Take these factors into considerations to help you…

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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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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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Planning a snowsports tour, a teacher’s perspective

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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 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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Adventure photography on tour

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A picture is worth a thousand words… So when you’re taking photos on tour, it’s important to create a narrative that truly documents your experience. Here are our top tips for adventure photography on tour! Use flash outdoors It seems like a flash would be the last thing you need on a bright day, but…

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