Canberra Stories

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Canberra Stories

NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a…

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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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Destination Spotlight: Canberra

According to the National Capital Education Tourism Project, around 160,000 students visit Canberra every year and participate in high-quality educational programs. Students come away with amazing memories and life-long impressions of Australia’s past and present. Here we detail our top 5 attractions, our favourite accommodation venues, what the PACER rebate is, and when is the…

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Canberra: Travel tips for teachers and students

Not only is Canberra the national capital city and the administrative centre of the Australian government, it is the home of the Australian story. Canberra is a place that belongs to all Australians; a diverse, innovative and modern city that houses the stories of Australia. Thousands of students discover our nation’s capital each year and…

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Top destinations for science school trips

There is an abundance of fascinating places offering opportunities for rich scientific discovery on WorldStrides tours. Whether it’s experiencing astronaut training in the US, reading Isaac Newton’s original manuscripts in the UK, or studying volcanic activity in Hawaii, our science tours are guaranteed to offer students an array of awe-inspiring experiences. Science is a broad…

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Blending subject areas across Australia

Experience Australia in a myriad of contexts during a domestic cross-curriculum tour. Our Australian tours are designed by educators, based on how students learn best. From Canberra to Cairns and everywhere in between, our tours offer an all-round immersive educational experience where students can broaden their horizons, build on what they’re currently studying and cultivate…

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Interactive learning in our own backyard

Our Australian tours feature experiential learning activities to maximise academic outcomes and provide personal development opportunities. Whether it’s an Aboriginal cultural program or a simulated archaeological dig, these interactive experiences encourage self-guided exploration, experimentation with materials and creative expression. Central Australia Activity Learning Area Umoona Opal Mine & Museum underground camping experience Discover Coober Pedy’s…

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Canberra for all budgets and educational objectives

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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Australian tours linked to your curriculum

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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