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THE WORLD AS A CLASSROOM

Educating one’s children is an important but not often disccussed subject. Emma Swanson, noted educationalist, examines some of the options available to parents.

One of the many pleasures of a life spent travelling is the opportunity to see the world, visiting far flung destinations which are varied and exciting. From the snow capped mountains of a ski resort to the white sands of an exotic island, the world offers a rich diversity of landscapes to explore.

As an educationalist, it is clear that travel can be the most effective of teachers, the most powerful learning tool and certainly the most engaging way to learn. It has been widely acknowledged that we all learn most effectively when we are provided with opportunities to ‘live’ through an experience. Having recently travelled with my own family, it became increasingly apparent that the learning that was taking place was truly meaningful. Suddenly an understanding of another religion emerged by living amongst people who lived it daily; an awareness of the impact of the climate was born by experiencing the effects of the heat and an acceptance of social difference seemed a natural conclusion, when surrounded by a culturally diverse environment.

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