The world = a giant classroom

Here’s a recent blog entry of mine exploring the educational benefits of travel. What locations might you suggest?

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As a bit of a travel nut, there isn’t much about the world around me that I don’t want to see, experience and learn about. Our planet is chock-full of destinations that inspire, educate and make us realise that the world is a lot bigger than we can ever imagine as a child. With the longer summer holiday, it presents a perfect opportunity to take our families and children out into it – with trips that have an additional educational benefit!

I’m not alone in thinking this; a survey from Tripadvisor earlier this year, found that the majority of those questioned see travel as part and parcel of holistic learning. As many as 97 per cent said they consider travel to be important for their children’s education, with 70 per cent among these claiming it to be very important.

Whether you choose to go with informal learning as you go…

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