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France: Travel tips for teachers and students

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School trips to France A storied history, world-class art and architecture, and mouth-watering culinary delights – there’s much to see and experience in France. Full of picturesque cities, rivers, mountain ranges – France is home to world famous attractions from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, to the Palace of Versailles, to the legendary Mont-Saint-Michel island…

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Canberra: Travel tips for teachers and students

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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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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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Italy: Travel tips for teachers and students

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School Trips to Italy Home to many of the world’s greatest works of art, architecture and gastronomy – Italy inspires like no other. Students will fall in love with Italy’s passion for the arts, its early Christian and Byzantine past, and its celebration of music, art, culture and of course… food! On educational tours of…

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Our teachers’ top 3 reasons to travel with a Tour Director

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An educational travel program abroad offers students both immediate and lifelong benefits. As the teacher who makes it happen, you want to ensure your students get the most out of their experience. Like you, we focus on education! Not only do WorldStrides Tour Directors take care of all aspects of your on-tour experience, they’re also…

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A year level guide to educational travel

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Over the past 30 years, we’ve fine-tuned our Australian educational travel programs to ensure they exceed your expectations. All of our tours are curriculum-linked and specifically tailored to suit the learning outcomes, year level and any other needs of each group. Our most popular tours and activities for each year level are: Years 5, 6…

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October snowsports on New Zealand’s North Island

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Sitting within a dual World Heritage Area, the snowy peaks of the legendary Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand’s most active volcano, is home to the longest ski season and largest ski areas in the country. The ski fields of Whakapapa and Turoa are ideal for school groups and offer world-class snow conditions all the way through…

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Geography school tours across Australia and the Globe

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WorldStrides’ geography tours are a chance for students to examine the world’s people and natural environments at close range. Groups venture into the field to explore, analyse and understand a destination’s unique characteristics. Understand what makes volcanoes so powerful, what causes changes in topography of landscapes and learn the processes behind explosive geysers, boiling mud…

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Science school trips in New Zealand

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Home to diverse eco-systems and spectacular natural landscapes all year round, New Zealand is a premier destination to discover the many wonders of science. The country is considered a biodiversity hotspot, as it is recognised by the scientific community as among the top 36 locations around the globe which contain unusual and irreplaceable forms of…

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Geography school trips in New Zealand

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Evoking images of rugged mountain ranges and ancient glaciers, New Zealand is the ultimate real-world classroom for geography students. The country itself is a remote collection of mountainous islands in the southeast Pacific Ocean. It’s still geographically young and going through the geological processes of mountain-building that began 15 million years ago. Sitting upon two…

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