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The Australian Directory of School Activities, Excursions and Accommodation is your one-stop resource for keeping you and your school in the loop – so you can plan fabulous and awe-inspiring excursions and camps!

Thursday, 8 February, 2024 - 15:15

Teachers are embracing several innovative practices and technologies to enhance student learning experiences and adapt to the evolving educational landscape. Here are some notable trends and developments in education that teachers are incorporating into their practice:

Tuesday, 30 January, 2024 - 21:45

School excursions are an exciting part of a student’s learning journey and contributes to the development of well-rounded individuals who are prepared to navigate and thrive in an increasingly interconnected world. Meaningful travel experiences can have a lasting impact on students' personal growth, cultural understanding, and academic development.

Sounds wonderful but, the planning and organisation of these excursions often fall on the shoulders of the teachers who are already time poor.  Anyone who has ever planned an excursion will know it can be admin intensive and time consuming. Planning a school excursion requires careful organisation and attention to detail so we have listed some key points to help you get started:

Friday, 19 January, 2024 - 09:00
Students on a school excursion in Melbourne

Need some ideas for your next school excursion in and around Melbourne

Melbourne and surrounds has so many exciting attractions and fun things to do on your school excursions and with the restrictions easing it is a great time to plan an excursion.  With its historical laneways, vibrant parks and gardens and iconic and grand buildings and sport areas.  Melbourne is filled with amazing attractions, experiences and fun and educational activities for your students to enjoy on their school excursions in and around Melbourne.

Wednesday, 17 January, 2024 - 17:15

New school year, new classmates, and maybe a few butterflies in the stomach! The first week can be a bit awkward, especially if you're not sure how to strike up a conversation with someone new. Fear not! Here are some cool ideas to make that first week awesome for your teenage students

Tuesday, 16 January, 2024 - 12:15

Australia Day is a significant national celebration that marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788. While it is a day of festivities and national pride for many Australians, it's crucial to recognise that for Indigenous Australians, this day carries a different significance. For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Australia Day is a reminder of the loss of their cultures, lands, and families during colonisation.

Wednesday, 6 December, 2023 - 15:30
Student enjoying a great school excursion

School excursions offer students the opportunity to learn beyond the confines of their classrooms.

Wednesday, 6 December, 2023 - 13:00
Top school Incursions

School incursions offer a perfect blend of learning and fun, allowing students to explore new horizons and gain valuable insights.

Wednesday, 6 December, 2023 - 11:30
Great School Excursions

School excursions can help enrich a student's educational journey allowing them opportunities to participate in hands-on learning experiences, build teamwork, and forge enduring memories. 

Wednesday, 6 December, 2023 - 10:45
Best School Incursions

School incursions encourage curiosity and inspire young minds. From dynamic science presentations to engaging cultural showcases and hands-on workshops, this article highlights incursions that bring the curriculum to life.

Tuesday, 5 December, 2023 - 22:30
Christmas Baking High School Students

As the holiday season unfolds, high school teachers in Australia are gearing up for an exciting blend of creativity and festivity within their classrooms.