History Stories

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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Ancient history school tours – Italy and Greece

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Credited as the birthplace of law, science, philosophy and more, the ancient societies across Italy and Greece have much to teach visiting students and teachers alike. Students will learn of the obstacles and challenges these civilisations faced as they explore ancient ruins in charming cities across Italy and Greece. Ancient Italy School Tour Highlights Rome…

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Blending subject areas across Australia

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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

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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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Teacher stories from around the globe

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At WorldStrides, our action-packed international tours are designed to bring learning to life and create opportunities for meaningful personal and academic development. On tour, students are immersed in the language, culture and community of inspiring destinations and emerge as true global citizens. Here, teachers reflect on their experiences on tour with WorldStrides. History comes to…

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Re-live the gold rush in Ballarat and Bathurst

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On a WorldStrides tour of Ballarat in Victoria or Bathurst in New South Wales, students have the opportunity to journey back in time and experience a three-dimensional slice of Australia’s colonial history – the Gold Rush Era! Ballarat Enhance students’ history studies as they begin to appreciate the significance of the Eureka Stockade and see…

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Understand the global conflicts that shaped our current reality

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Discover how key events of the past continue to shape our present on a WorldStrides Wartime History tour. Journey to the Western Front Battlefields in France and Belgium or the Asian Battlefields and experience what life was like for Australian soldiers during the World Wars. Across the Pacific, US history comes alive as students follow…

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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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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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