Australian Curriculum Stories

Authentic cultural experiences across Italy

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Recognised as the birthplace of western culture, Italy has a rich story to tell, one that is written into its ancient ruins and passionate culture. Home to many of the world’s most extraordinary artistic and architectural masterpieces, the iconic museums and landmarks that students will explore in Italy are the stuff of legends. At every…

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Aboriginal Learning Experiences in Central Australia

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Dating back over 75,000 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have the longest living culture in the world. As the traditional custodians of Australia, their ideologies and way of life are a deeply significant part of Australia’s national identity. Surrounded by the timeless landscapes of desert plains, mountain ranges and dramatic gorges, there’s no…

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The added educational value of snow tours

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A Snow Education program is an experience of a lifetime, where students are spellbound with feelings of adventure and exhilaration. They return to the school community with greater confidence in themselves, enhanced relationships and social skills, problem-solving skills and countless interesting insights – many of which have nothing to do with sports. Ask yourself: what…

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Canberra for all budgets and educational objectives

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Take your students on a Canberra tour that aligns with your curriculum wish list and budget with WorldStrides. Our experts have been organising itineraries that tick all the boxes for 35 years. There’s no better place than our nation’s capital for civic education, where interactive learning programs ensure politics are brought to life. According to…

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Exploring ecosystems in Cairns

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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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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 School Excursion Program 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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