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Travel Tips for Iceland: Everything You Need to Know Before You Visit

Our expert tips on how to plan the ultimate Iceland itinerary

Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

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Exam tips for teachers: How to prepare students (and yourself) for exam season

Our top tips to help both teachers and students with exam pressures.

Tuesday, 2nd April 2024

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The Outdoor learning benefits for students: How to enhance your lessons through outdoor education

We share the many benefits of outdoor learning and how you can use this in your lessons outside of school trips.

Wednesday, 7th February 2024

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The Best geography books for your classroom: 14 recommendations for primary and secondary students

Reading is a critical part of building knowledge in any school subject. But for geography students, books can help unlock new destinations, describe landscapes and decode facts.

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

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Why geography is important- Skills That Go Beyond The Map. Plus Resources!

The importance of geography is often overlooked but the subject offers lots of skills that benefit students in their everyday lives.

Tuesday, 7th November 2023

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Iceland In October: 55 things to see and do on your school trip

Travelling to Iceland in October? Here are our recommendations for a fantastic school trip beyond the northern lights and golden circle.

Thursday, 19th October 2023

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Field trip planning: How to book a great school trip

A successful school trip depends on how well it's planned. Our complete guide covers everything you need to know.

Wednesday, 4th October 2023

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Why did the Iceland Volcano Erupt? A Look Into The Litli-Hrutur Eruption 2023

On 10th July 2023, a new volcanic eruption began in Iceland, following seismic unrest and ground deformation. But what caused Litli-Hrutur to erupt?

Friday, 21st July 2023

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Raising money for school trips!

Overseas trips are invaluable, there is no doubt about that, but they do cost money. We know that many parents and guardians may worry about how they will find the money to fund a school trip and this can cast a shadow on what would otherwise be a really exciting time.

Friday, 3rd September 2021

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Geldingadalir Fagradalsfjall eruption update

There have been some questions raised in the last few days as to whether the volcanic activity is starting to decline in Iceland at the Geldingadalir Fagradalsfjall eruption.

Wednesday, 30th June 2021

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Experiencing the volcano: Visiting Fagradalsfjall

We have all been avidly following the activity at Fagradalsfjall where the Geldingadalir eruption has been taking place since the 19th March 2021. The most recent government announcement has allowed all of us to go from day dreaming about visiting Iceland to actively planning a trip. Discover the World Education’s owner, Clive Stacey, was fortunate enough to visit Iceland, and during his trip he visited the current eruption site. The interview is perfect for you to use in your classroom so that students can consider what you might experience at a volcano and what to think about before going to Iceland…

Tuesday, 11th May 2021

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The 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Eruption: A Geography Case Study

Everything you need to know about the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption and how to use it as a case study for geography students

Monday, 15th February 2021

Karen Corfield

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The 22 Best Geography Resources For Every Key Stage

We've taken some of the stress out of it by finding the best geography resources to help you craft lesson plans and develop your student's learning.

Tuesday, 26th January 2021

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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

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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

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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

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Top 4 Responsible School Trip Destinations

Get inspired with these 4 itineraries designed to engage your students with environmental issues in some of our favourite destinations.

Monday, 6th January 2020

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#1 Ultimate Ecotourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to 22 national parks that cover 26% of the land, protected beaches, 5% of the world’s biodiversity and produces 99% of its energy from renewable sources.

Monday, 6th January 2020

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#5 Energy in the Azores

A school trip the Azores promises students a chance to get back to nature, engage with local culture and see raw geography up close and personal.

Monday, 6th January 2020

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Introducing Italy’s ‘Big Three’ Volcanoes

Italy is one of the most tectonically active areas in Europe and home to world famous volcanoes that have impacted its people, shaped the landscape, influenced economic activities and increased our understanding of volcanoes.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019

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