Discover Education Blog

Practical advice for schools travelling to Iceland this October

We have written the following guidance to inform any teacher who is set to travel in October 2020.

Friday, 10th July 2020

Katherine Woollett

How to speak like a glaciologist

Jo Coles discusses the importance of using geographical language in the classroom and provides fun classroom exercises to get students thinking like a glaciologist.

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020

Jo Coles

Welcome your students back with a bang!

Speak to a travel specialist today to start planning your next school trip and welcome students back with a bang.

Saturday, 30th May 2020

Katherine Woollett


Share your #schooltripmemories to be in with a chance of winning £500 of travel vouchers with Discover the World Education.

Friday, 24th April 2020

Francesca Willis

Eyjafjallajokull: 10 years on

I had led many school trips through the land of fire and ice but in April 2010, I was about to have a totally unique Icelandic experience...

Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

Simon Wells

School Travel Advice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest advice and updates on how COVID-19 may affect your upcoming trip.

Tuesday, 17th March 2020

Destination Specialist

These two topics are guaranteed to engage even the most distracted classes…

We are sharing our free resources that accompany the two most engaging topics, as suggested by in the Geography Teacher Zone…

Friday, 13th March 2020

Destination Specialist

International Women’s Day 2020

The theme for IWD2020 is #EachForEqual with the focus that an equal world is an enabled world, and with gender equality throughout all walks of life being the aim.

Friday, 6th March 2020

Jo Coles

Classroom ideas for GIS Mallorca…

How to use GIS Mallorca in the classroom...

Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Destination Specialist

An experts’ guide to getting school trip numbers!

Our colleague Richard from the Es Pla Education Centre has shared his expertise on what to do if your trip numbers aren’t what you hoped they would be.

Wednesday, 26th February 2020

Destination Specialist

Is Iceland on the brink of another volcanic eruption?

You may have spotted on the news various reports from Iceland regarding potential magma accumulation and an associated risk of volcanic activity.

Wednesday, 29th January 2020

Jo Coles

Plotting Plastic Pollution

Kids Against Plastic have worked with Esri to develop a GIS data logging app and online analysis dashboard designed to encourage students, young people, families… anyone… to get involved in the collection of data that will help map-out plastic pollution, particular single-use plastic.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Amy and Ella from Kids Against Plastic

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