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Too soon for tiny Tasmanians?

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Too soon for tiny Tasmanians?

In late July 2016, Will Hodgman, the premier of Tasmania, called for the lowering of the school starting age in that Australian state. Currently, Tasmanian children start attending school at the age of six-and-ahalf years. Hodgman wants them to in class at the age of four-and-a-half. His call has earned him the respect of the […]

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Get in touch with other teens

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Get in touch with other teens

To support your global approach in your classroom and your school, you may wish to introduce your students to the online magazine Teen Voices (see: http://womensenews.org/teen-voices/). Teen Voices provides online stories and commentary about issues directly affecting female teens around the world, serving as an outlet for young women to share their experiences and views. […]

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Travel and Sport Europe site visit

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Travel and Sport Europe site visit

Two of Travel and Sport’s operational team recently returned from Europe.

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Learning from the land

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments
Learning from the land

On 8 May 2011, Kamoka Bush School officially opened in Limpopo, outside Modimolle (Nylstroom). It’s a two-and-a-half hour drive from Johannesburg to this outdoor education facility, owned and operated by St Stithians College. Kamoka is a Pedi word meaning ‘all’.

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Eco-education in the Wolkberg Wilderness

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments
Eco-education in the Wolkberg Wilderness

Worldwide, one of the responses to the threat of climate change and biodiversity loss is to move towards more environmentally friendly methods of gardening.

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Tripping on trips

Tripping on trips

Xhosa language immersion in Eastern Cape villages.

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Taking the lead but learning much in the Cederberg

Taking the lead but learning much in the Cederberg

Every year, all the pupils at Cannons Creek Independent High school in Pinelands take to the wilderness areas around the Cape for the school’s annual Adventure Week.

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