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How travel connects to the classroom

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Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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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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Travel tips for students

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Are you planning a school tour or about to take your students on an educational adventure? We’ve collated a list of the non-negotiables, the tips and tricks that even the most seasoned traveller should implement into their pre-departure routine. Share with your students, friends of fellow colleagues! The really important stuff first Register on smart…

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Best of Asia

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If you had all the free time in the world, where would you spend your time abroad? With Asia in our backyard, it’s hard to overlook this astonishing continent with its diverse landscapes, fascinating history, authentic cultural experiences and endless learning opportunities – Asia is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure!…

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Take a journey with us to Japan

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Known for its abundance of dry snow and excellent terrain for learning, Myoko Kogen is the perfect place to take your students on a snowsports adventure. With 16 metres of snowfall this season, Myoko Kogen saw double the snowfall of popular resorts in the nearby Hakuba Valley and Nozawa Onsen. Boasting nine different ski resorts…

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The impact of educational travel

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Cultural immersion, foreign languages and historical landmarks are just a few experiences students encounter on an educational tour. Besides the obvious benefits, educational travel changes students’ lives for the better, with a lasting impact on their worldview and the way they interact with others. “We boarded the plane with most of us not knowing what…

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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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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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