World Challenge is a fantastic company that provides student led expeditions and provides them with the opportunity to experience travelling, community engagement, and gain life changing skills in a multitude of destinations. The expedition is split into different stages; Acclimatisation phase, Challenge phase, Project phase, Rest and Relaxation phase, Cultural or Exploration phase, Travel and Rest time. World Challenge work in five key global action areas, ‘Education, Sustainable livelihoods, Conservation, Water, Health and Sanitation and Welfare and Housing.
World Challenge has been running in school since 2012 and students’ have travelled to various destinations to take part in expeditions. These include Thailand, Laos and Ghana. Malaysia is our current expedition, which, is taking place in July 2018.
We are currently launching our next expedition to Morocco; this is for year 9 and 10 students, take a look at the World Challenge website for more information. Forever Changed is a great clip that is definitely worth watching to get an idea of what World Challenge offers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HranDlRKG0E
Students take considerable responsibility for raising the funds to pay for the trip, the more organised and committed they are, the better experience they have.