Academy Travel, in conjunction with Economics and Business Educators NSW, is delighted to present an outstanding professional development opportunity for Australian teachers of the humanities.
The itinerary begins in Washington DC, where teachers will tour key government organisations and significant landmarks. Continuing to New York City, participants will explore the Financial District, international law and order, and the world of commerce.
In addition, the itinerary includes a series of guided tours and site visits with experts. There is also time at leisure for sightseeing, shopping and exploring.
Booking deadline and minimum numbers
In order for this program to proceed, we require a minimum of 15 participants confirmed on this tour by the deadline of Monday 29th July 2019. If we do not reach the minimum numbers by this date, the tour will be cancelled and all monies paid towards the tour refunded to any booked participants.
This program is designed to provide teachers with a greater understanding of the key learning outcomes of Economics, Business Studies and Legal Studies in senior high school plus junior Commerce. Moreover, this study tour will provide teachers at any stage of teaching with the chance to enhance their own skills and develop new pedagogy.
View the itinerary for detailed syllabus mapping.
11-day itinerary (land only) with 5 nights in Washington DC and 5 nights in New York City.
View the itinerary for a detailed daily schedule.
Tour key organisations in DC and NYC
Participate in a media workshop at Newseum
Attend a briefing at the IMF
Lecture on international trade at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Lecture on Booms, Bubbles and Busts at the Museum of American Finance
Attend briefing on human rights at the United Nations
Workshop on Retail 101 at Macy’s Department Store
Participate in workshop on commerce and immigration at the Tenement Museum
- All hotel accommodation (twin-share, private bathroom)
- Land transportation as per itinerary
- All breakfasts
- Some dinners as per itinerary
- Entrances to galleries/sites, guided tours, workshops and lectures as per itinerary
- Services of a tour leader
- Tipping for included services