Travelling has become an important part of the educational experience of children these days. At different stages of growing up, different types of school trips, whether they are day picnics, overnight camps, field visits or longer school trips away from home. An Educational Travel is an important part of the student’s life. It makes lifelong memories that are cherished years after we pass out of school. Educational Travel is also an important milestone in the process of learning. It is on these trips that the students grow by leaps and bounds and learn those important life lessons out of the walls of their classroom, into the real world.
Educational travel is the perfect opportunity for many first-time experiences.
It is said that the first time something incredible happens to us, its impression stays on for long times to come. An Educational travel is a perfect place for such experiences, watching some of those animals that you never see in the cities, watching the fireflies, lying under a star-studded roofless sky, and many more such experiences. Even those uncomfortable incidents become those first timers that are cherished forever. Breaking down of the school bus, and trekking down the hills, or crossing that river on foot because the rains washed away the bridge; traveling provides for an ample number of such opportunities which is a great learning experience in itself. These experiences form the backbone for building up strong individuals with a depth of understanding and a widened perception of the world around.
Teachers are life coaches during educational travel.
During a school outing, whether they are short trips or long trips, teachers evolve from their roles of delivering theoretical concepts in the classroom and take up the role of mentors teaching important life lessons. The relationship between teachers and students grows too much deeper levels and students look up to their teachers for guidance on various aspects of their educational travel as well as their life journey. They learn how to travel while taking responsibility for themselves as well as their fellow schoolmates. This prepares them to be responsible human beings when they grow up who take self-responsibility as well as the responsibility of other people and the society at large. It is during such educational travel that teachers develop their children into independent and confident individuals ready to take on the world.
Educational Travel makes you mentally sharp and physically strong.
While it gives the opportunity to move away from the daily routine and do something different, the mental, physical, emotional and social involvement during an educational travel makes up for the real growing up of students. It broadens their horizons and they experience new things and different perceptive. They meet people who have different perceptive and attitudes in life, and they learn to accommodate, accept and appreciate the differences as diversity. This real-life education also helps in improving communication skills. The mental awareness comes naturally and students become more creative and develop original thinking. It is also said that traveling makes you more intelligent and even boosts your memory.