A 10-14 day program with a focus on deep cultural immersion, global citizenship and service learning. Students will gain an understanding of the local people, their customs, traditions, language and food. Schools can choose to build an on-going link with a community or visit a new destination each time. Alternatively, if your school has its own project you wish to support, we can build a tour around that project and provide professional support and risk management.
Students work as a team on a community project for 4-8 days. We provide access to hands-on activities where your students can decorate, renovate and build school facilities, teach games and interact with local children. This provides an experience that is not accessible to the ordinary tourist. We are not an aid organization, but as a professional educational travel provider our projects allow students to make a real difference by giving of themselves.
In addition to the community project, you can visit sites of cultural, geographical or historical interest. The team can be accompanied by a qualified, professional Australian Antipodeans Abroad tour leader or by local, English speaking, tour guides.
WHY ANTIPODEANS ABROAD?
Antipodeans Abroad offers a comprehensive and personalised travel service. Established in 1991, we are an independent educational travel provider with superior in-country community projects, itineraries, pre-departure support for teachers and parents and extensive risk management experience working with schools.
We will work with each school to design a tailor-made experience. We have the flexibility to allow teachers to choose destination, dates, style of project, sight-seeing focus and the various inclusions that can influence price. We can do all this face-to-face or on the phone, which ever you prefer. Please refer to our destination guides
for further details.
GETTING A GROUP TOGETHER
Once the tour is given the go-ahead, we will visit your school to help present the tour to students and parents. We’ll then handle all the paper work, communications and risk assessment compliance for you.
WHILE YOU'RE OVERSEAS
We look after all the arrangements and logistics allowing you and your students to be immersed in the destination. We will assign a professional and experienced tour manager to look after all your requirements from the first parents’ information evening until after your return. This provides one personal line of communication for teachers and parents throughout the whole process.