History Stories

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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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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Exciting new tour opportunities!

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Roman Philosopher Seneca once wrote… “Travel and change of place impart new vigour to the mind…” As the leaders in educational travel, we’re always looking for new and exciting destinations that will spark curiosity and inspire new learnings among your students. Educational tours of Hawaii, India and Russia each offer students opportunities to journey beyond…

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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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