How educational tours can inspire your student’s IB Extended Essay? | GROUND Asia

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As we develop our students into independent thinkers with a drive to blaze their own paths and answer their own questions, we must provide them with the excellent source material. Our educational travel programs do just that while working with rural communities. Together, all parties involved will actively create measurable change with limited time and resources.

How to Fundraise for your Community Service Project | GROUND Asia

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We work closely with educators and students to help build meaningful customized community service projects. We understand that sometimes fundraising is a big step towards making trips a reality. Setting big fundraising numbers seems quite daunting, but the challenge can also motivate students to dig deep and meet their goals.

Tips for Responsible Travel in Asia | GROUND Asia

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Since most groups traveling with GROUND Asia already plan to volunteer a good portion of their trip at one of our many local community development projects, we would like to give our travelers some food for thought before going overseas. When visiting countries that we are unfamiliar with, the idea of responsible traveling is a common courtesy that is often forgotten when people go on vacation.

Responsible Traveler Training

Responsible Traveler Training

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For the past three months, all of our GROUND Asia staff have been involved in refining our Responsible Traveler training manual, and we are now delighted to share some of it with you.

The Benefits of Switching off Smartphones on a GROUND Asia Program

The Benefits of Switching off Smartphones on a GROUND Asia Program

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From being more observant to engaging more with people in the local communities, these are the main benefits we see from students switching off their smartphones.

Service Learning in Sri Lanka Packing List Main

Service Learning in Sri Lanka Packing List

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If you and your students are about to embark on your very first service learning program in Sri Lanka, here is my ultimate packing list of what to bring.

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UN SDGs Now Integrated into all GROUND Asia Programs

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Fourteen out of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals have now been integrated into all educational travel & community engagement programs offered by GROUND Asia.

Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

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At GROUND Asia, we are always looking at ways to make our student travel programs programs more environmentally friendly. Here are our top suggestions.

Ten Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

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Ten tips to help keep you and your students healthy and perky while you are on the road – whether it’s traveling by bus, car or by air.

‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ Workshop in Hanoi

‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ Workshop in Hanoi

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On 6 April 2019, a group of 80 environmentally-conscious locals gathered for an ecobrick workshop hosted entitled ‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ in Hanoi.