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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

Jo Coles

Iceland Erupts; Volcanic Activity on the Reykjanes Peninsula

While the rest of the world is missing getting to visit and explore Iceland’s epic landscapes, nature has been building up to change that landscape once more!

Saturday, 20th March 2021

Jo Coles

Geographical Reflections; the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Eruption.

11 years ago, a small, unheard of, unpronounceable volcano erupted in the south of Iceland. This wasn’t an extraordinary event in the land of fire and ice, but the aftermath of this eruption certainly was. The result? A butterfly effect that had impacts across the globe and captured the attention of worldwide media.

Monday, 15th February 2021

Destination Specialist

5 recommended resources for online learning

Here is the suggested list of our ‘top 5’ recommended resources for you to use for free!

Tuesday, 26th January 2021

Jo Coles

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

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