Australia’s excellent reputation for high quality university education, our proximity to Asia and a favourable dollar have boosted education to become Australia’s third biggest export, behind only iron ore and coal. While these statistics relate to tertiary education, as educators our role is to prepare students to succeed in a competitive, globalised world.
Many children (and parents) look forward to school camps with great anticipation. Camps provide a wonderful opportunity to escape from the home environment and spend meaningful time with friends and classmates.
However, school camps provide more than just an experience away from the classroom, they play a crucial role in the education of children and the school curriculum.