Australian Curriculum Stories

Australian tours linked to your curriculum

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Australian tours introduce students to a bigger world in their own backyard. Every Australian city has something new and incredible to offer. Our domestic tours are full of meaningful learning experiences that reinforce classroom learning. Here are our favorite destinations that link to the Australian Curriculum, and provide fun and exciting adventures for your students:…

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Northern Territory Grant Extended to 2018

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A place of wonder and whimsy, the Northern Territory offers an array of inspiring and educational experiences for students to engage in, many of which are built around strong links with the Australian Curriculum including Humanities and Social Science, Aboriginal Histories and Culture, Science and Sustainability. With news that NT Learning Adventures has extended their…

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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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East coast adventures, from Canberra to Sydney

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Along the east coast of Australia are opportunities for students to dive deep into our history, uncover our indigenous culture and heritage, and of course – have fun on a few adventures! This month we’re highlighting our favourite east coast tours that explore civics & citizenship, history and culture. East Coast Civics and Citizenship Tour…

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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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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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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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The benefits of an immersive language tour

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Many studies have been conducted into the benefits of learning a second language, with research linking bilingualism to literacy development and improved cognitive skills such as memory and perception, as well as the ability to multi-task, problem solve, make decisions and communicate. It’s also been found that learning a second language can help you to…

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