Educational Travel Stories

On tour of New Caledonia: An insider perspective

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Known as the Paris of the Pacific, New Caledonia is fast becoming a go-to destination for students of language. But with its rich pioneer and colonial history and diverse blend of ethnicities that call New Caledonia home, this island nation has an abundance of cultural opportunities waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Earlier this year, Katarina…

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Top Picks: Educational History Programs and Experiences Around Australia

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Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of Australia’s early settlers or discover the ancient history and culture of our indigenous people, the educational opportunities available to students across Australia are aplenty. Our educational tours can be tailored to all areas of history, no matter where you’re travelling to! Here are our top picks…

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The benefits of an immersive language tour

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Many studies have been conducted into the benefits of learning a second language, with research linking bilingualism to literacy development and improved cognitive skills such as memory and perception, as well as the ability to multi-task, problem solve, make decisions and communicate. It’s also been found that learning a second language can help you to…

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WorldStrides at 50: A local company with global reach

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This year we’re celebrating a big milestone… 50 years in operations! We’re extremely honoured to have the opportunity to partner with Australian schools and teachers to send students on experiential learning programs around Australia and abroad. Our milestone was recently profiled in Charlottesville Tomorrow… Where it all began… In the 1960’s, Phil Wendel and a…

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Adventure photography on tour

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A picture is worth a thousand words… So when you’re taking photos on tour, it’s important to create a narrative that truly documents your experience. Here are our top tips for adventure photography on tour! Use flash outdoors It seems like a flash would be the last thing you need on a bright day, but…

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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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Northern Territory, more than just an outback adventure!

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Beyond the desert sun and sand, iconic geographical landscapes and rich indigenous culture and history, the Northern Territory can offer more to students than you realise! Did you know that a trip to NT represents an opportunity for students and teachers to cover key learning areas, general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities? Many of the activities…

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Canberra Teachers Education Weekend

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Places are still available for our annual Canberra Teachers Education Weekend! Dates: 2-4 June, 2017 The education weekend is designed for teachers interested in learning about Canberra, the educational benefits it has to offer and how positive learning outcomes can be achieved through a visit to our nation’s capital. Over the weekend you’ll get to…

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The top 10 benefits of educational travel

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The impact an educational tour can impart on a student is immeasurable. Beyond the fun and adventure are incredible educational, social and interpersonal benefits that students can experience from travelling on an educational tour. Director of Curriculum and Academics, Dr Wendy Amato Ph.D shares the top 10 benefits students gain from educational travel… Better Academic…

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