Education Through Exploration

T: +44(0)1494 427600 / E: findoutmore@world-challenge.co.uk / W: www.world-challenge.co.uk World Challenge offers young people the chance to explore the world and experience different cultures while developing valuable life skills. We provide bespoke 3 to 6-week student expeditions to an unrivalled range of over 65 destinations. Our Expeditions are created around 4-phases: Acclimatisation, Trek, Project, Rest & Relaxation. Not just an […]

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SCHOOL DAYS: Ashley Jensen

Top Scots actress Ashley Jensen recalls her time at Annan Academy. When I was at school it was the late 80s. I think I might been a wee bit of the odd kid – me and my pals were the people that wore hats and men’s jackets, Dr Martins with tartan ribbons, sprayed glittery gold. But even when I wore […]

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Accessible to all

Inclusion is the buzz word du jour, but what does it really mean? And what’s the benefit? We find out more about the importance of creating a learning experience that’s truly accessible to all… One of the biggest fears in the teenage mind is the dreaded ‘d’ word – being different. While religion, language, sexuality, race, family set up, disability, […]

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Interactive Learning

  Teachers far and wide are embracing the gadgets and gizmos that their students love so much and using them in lessons. We find out more about how you can get involved… From their iPhones and tablet computers to Facebook and BBM, asking a student to give up their favourite technological outlets is the teenage equivalent of requesting that they […]

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SCHOOL DAYS: Cat Harvey

Real Radio’s Cat Harvey takes a trip down memory lane to relive the best days of her life… I went to Craigdhu Primary in Milngavie, and then Douglas Academy, also in Milngavie. I enjoyed school – I had a really good set of pals who I’m still pals with now. There’s six of us girls from primary one in Craigdhu […]

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Teachers v. technology

Could teachers ever be replaced by gadgets and gizmos? Teacher columnist Justin Case reflects…   What difference does teaching make? According to one study in Finland, the sharpest rise in attainment occurred when teaching time was reduced and ICT access increased. In my current school, the teacher’s voice is gradually being replaced with iPads and suitably synchronised apps. Consider the […]

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