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2018 Study Tours | Sweden | Australia

Registration for study tours in 2018 is now open.

The Learning Caravan has been organizing international study tours since 2011. Our study tours were well attended by educators from Taiwan, Greece, Norway, USA, UK, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

These study groups are professional learning circles for early childhood educators motivated to gain deeper understanding of the emergent curriculum and the Reggio Emilia approach, engage in valuable discussions with global early childhood colleagues and generate fresh ideas that will transform their teaching practice. Please drop us an email if you have any questions regarding the study tours.



Study Tours in 2018

Stockholm, Sweden
May 17th & 18th, 2018, 9am to 4pm
SGD800 per person
This rate is inclusive of a welcome reception on May 16th, 2018

Melbourne, Australia
October 18th & 19th, 2018, 9am to 4pm
SGD600 per person
This rate is inclusive of a welcome reception on October 17th, 2018

Minimum 5 participants
Maximum 10 participants


Programme Overview

  • briefing of study tour programme
  • introduction to local early childhood education landscape
  • visits to progressive early years centres
  • presentations on early childhood topics
  • reflective sharing
  • group discussions


The programme will include discussion of topics that challenge us to develop new strategies and ideas for improving our practice as well as interactive activities, visits to progressive early childhood centres and sharing by early childhood practitioners from different countries.




Group Leader
The Learning Caravan Pte Ltd will assign a study group leader to take charge of learning activities and school visits. The study group leader will meet participants at a city area venue for group travel arrangements to the centres. Registered participants will receive further details before the start of the study tour.


Travelling and Accommodation
Participants will make their own travel arrangements from their own home country to the host country, accommodation choice and leisure activities during their stay in the host country.  The participants are responsible for their own travel to the host country and during their leisure time, leisure activities, meals, well as their accommodation. Please make accommodation arrangements within the CBD/city.


Local Travel Arrangements
The Learning Caravan will arrange for the group to travel together to the host centres. The group leader will meet with the participants at a location in the city area. Mode of transport for previous study groups had been via public transport - tram, train or bus. Participants need to purchase a local travel card for group travel to the host centres.

The choice of transport mode is dependent on the travel route to the host centres. Some walking is required. Participants should have comfortable footwear for walking. Alternatively you may choose to meet us at the host centres. Participants wishing to hire private transport are free to do so at their own cost.


Indemnity and Insurance
The Learning Caravan Pte Ltd is not legally liable for losses, damages, injuries or deaths suffered by anyone resulting from this learning journey.  All participants are responsible to make sure that they equip themselves with comprehensive travel insurance that cover medical expenses, repatriation, personal accident and liability, theft and cancellations for the entire travel period.


Exclusions
  • International airfare & domestic airport taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Local transport
  • Leisure activities
  • Meals & Tips
  • Accommodation
  • Photography and camera expense
  • Travel visas
  • Communication expenses
  • Personal travel insurance



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Payments, Refunds & Cancellations

Each study group will proceed based on participant registration.  Full payment is required upon registration. No refunds will be given for cancellation of booking by participants unless this space is filled by another person.  The Learning Caravan Pte Ltd will refund study tour fees paid (less bank charges) if the company cancels the study tour.





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How to Register
Please send us an email (thelearningcaravan@gmail.com) to request for a registration form. A Paypal invoice will be issued for payment following submission of registration.




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