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Diocesan School for Girls
Diocesan School for Girls carries out an average of 10 big overseas trips per annum on top of regular staff placement and other excursions throughout the year. Becki Abbott from Diocesan talks about the impacts International SOS services had on their internal process.
CAULFIELD GRAMMAR SCHOOL
From broken limbs and appendices through to dealing with pandemics, Caulfield Grammar talks about how careful preparation and planning can offer every student and staff member the opportunities that international travel brings.
It’s a big undertaking to take 150 girls to local communities in remote Thailand, engage in activities like building huts and have the parents’ trust that their daughters will be safe. MLC talks about how through a huge emphasis on planning and risk mitigation they achieved great participation levels.
THE UNITED WORLD COLLEGE OF SOUTH EAST ASIA (UWCSEA)
From its two campus locations in Singapore, the school coordinates 490 overseas trips annually, totalling 775,000 student hours of expeditions and travel each academic year.
“Out in the field with a large party of school children, you never quite know what’s behind you or what’s coming. I’m from the UK originally, where we can call ‘999’ if we need assistance, but out here we call International SOS.”