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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

Cairns offers students the unique opportunity to learn by exploring some of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. With vibrant reefs and dense rainforests, it’s a place of striking natural beauty. A school tour to Cairns is a sure way to spark an interest in biological and environmental science. Students will be immersed in different natural…

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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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Australia: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

While different parts of Australia start to relax restrictions, there’s still some time until we’ll be able to explore the different parts of our beautiful country. There are many Aussie businesses who have had to change the way they do things to continue to stay relevant and provide their audience with valuable information. We want…

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Virtual excursions and educational activities

Last updated: 21 September 2020 Whilst physical travel may be on hold for now, virtual excursions provide the perfect opportunity to broaden your students’ minds and bring the world’s greatest sights right into your online classroom. Many famous landmarks and attractions around the world have really risen to the challenges presented by COVID-19 and we…

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School holidays: fun stuff to do at home!

*Updated 22 September With many of the usual school holiday activities on hold for families across the nation, parents are racking their brains to find ways to keep their children amused and stave off boredom. It’s time to get creative, and we’re here to help! LEGOLAND – Filmmakers Camp LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is running a…

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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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Travel tips for students

Are you planning a school tour or about to take your students on an educational adventure? We’ve collated a list of the non-negotiables, the tips and tricks that even the most seasoned traveller should implement into their pre-departure routine. Share with your students, friends of fellow colleagues! The really important stuff first Register on smart…

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Destination Spotlight: Northern Territory

Renowned for its spellbinding national parks, abundant wildlife, stunning gorges, and ancient Aboriginal culture, it’s no surprise the Red Centre scored a spot in the top 5 best regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 guide. A visit to the Red Centre can be incorporated into a fun-educational-packed program through the Northern Territory, providing…

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The impact of educational travel

Cultural immersion, foreign languages and historical landmarks are just a few experiences students encounter on an educational tour. Besides the obvious benefits, educational travel changes students’ lives for the better, with a lasting impact on their worldview and the way they interact with others. “We boarded the plane with most of us not knowing what…

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Destination spotlight: Sydney

Experience the many layers of Australia’s most iconic city, learn the stories behind its famous structures and iconic attractions including the Sydney Opera House, and discover Australia’s indigenous and colonial heritage from Bondi to the Blue Mountains. A trip to Sydney is full of history, culture and adventure – here are just a few of our…

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