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Why choose aluminium?

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Aluminium is now the second most widely used metal in the world. The metal is renowned for its unique combination of inherent qualities: low weight, high strength, easy machining and durability. Its popularity continues to grow, simply because aluminum has many advantages over other, more traditional materials. The metal’s superior malleability makes it the perfect […]

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10 reasons to take learning outside the classroom

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Children learning outside the classroom with teacher

There are 5 key ways in which exposure to the natural environment is beneficial to human health*: enhanced personal and social communication skills increased physical health enhanced mental and spiritual health enhanced spiritual, sensory, and aesthetic awareness the ability to assert personal control and increased sensitivity to one’s own well-being. But how does that translate […]

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Bringing the study of STEM to life for Italian students

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Bringing the study of STEM to life for students

During July we hosted nearly 100 Italian students on educational excursions, bringing the study of STEM to life using geodesic domes. I Viaggi di Tels is based in Pavia, in the Lombardy region of Italy. Over the past 10 years they have brought Italians students to the UK for study vacations, in partnership with English […]

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The price of secondary school fieldwork trips

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Secondary school students doing fieldwork

The chances are you’ve seen the stories in your local press: ‘Mum hits out over school trip fee’, with a picture of an irate-looking woman clutching a letter. It’s a fact that secondary school trips for fieldwork have become more expensive, and there are many reasons why. Decades of inflation is one major factor, plus […]

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Outdoor learning: Most difficult breakthrough already made

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When I look back on my childhood it seems like one big open air experience. From making mud pies as a toddler to climbing trees as a teenager, the great outdoors was one of the great pillars of my early life. It was definitely something I came to rely on for health and recreation, plus […]

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