Italy Stories

Where an educational tour can take students

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Brett Sampson, WorldStrides International Destination Specialist, reflects on his Year 10 class tour to Italy and delves into the personal and academic benefits it delivered – from developing confidence and discovering his passion, to speaking the language with locals. Brett, what were the highlights of your tour? One of my favourite memories was visiting the…

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The world awaits

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WorldStrides’ educational travel programs offer students a smorgasbord of cross-curriculum academic and personal development opportunities to ignite personal growth and enrich learning at every stage of development. No matter the destination or year level of your students – an educational tour is remembered for a lifetime. We’ve hand-picked 7 of our top cross-curriculum destinations around…

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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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Language school tours in Italy

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Take your students on a journey of language progression, culture, history and culinary delights as you make your way across Italy, a land renowned for its picturesque landscapes, iconic art and architecture and of course, the delicious cuisine! A school tour to Italy is an inspiring way to accelerate language acquisition, as students explore one…

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Accelerate learning with language tours

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There’s no greater way to build student’s language skills than to travel to where it all began. Students can expand their vocabulary, improve their accents and build confidence as they attend intensive classes and converse with the natives in everyday situations that challenging them to put the theory of their studies into practice. By immersing…

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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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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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La Dolce Vita Italiana! A teacher’s tale of Italy

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With more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world, Italy is literally a country full of wonders. Combined with its storied history, colourful culture and delicious local cuisine – it’s no surprise Italy is one of our most popular destinations. Here, one our travelling teachers shares with us their amazing, once-in-a-lifetime experience…

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Breaking down educational barriers with cross-curriculum tours

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Studies on cross-curriculum learning have shown it can lead to increased motivation, improvement of the learning process, encourage critical thinking, interaction and reflection and promotes teamwork between students. When combining curriculums, students make connections between subjects which in turn create richer learning opportunities as the material becomes more relevant and meaningful. Here are our favourite…

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Maximise group numbers and learning opportunities with cross-curriculum tours

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One of the challenges we often hear from our teachers when organising a school tour is getting the student numbers required to run a tour. When it comes to maximizing your numbers, we can offer a variety of solutions – one of which is creating a cross-curriculum tour. Here some of our popular cross-curriculum tours……

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