Korea Cultural Exchange
This experience in Korea aims to give students a global education and to enable them to develop skills in a setting outside of their comfort zone. Korea is a nation of growing importance and this programme is designed to equip young people with a real sense of cultural understanding and to broaden their horizons.
Discover the daily life of Korean students with a school exchange and gain a unique insight into how this country has become a global leader in educational standards. There are also a whole host of cultural activities to enjoy – a Nanta show, (hybrid of cooking and comedy) a K Pop experience and a Taekwondo demonstration. Plus we’ll discover some of Seoul’s palaces and markets as well as fascinating trip up to the DMZ- the border with North Korea where you’ll be able to see into the hermit kingdom. This trip also fits the criteria of the UK government’s Turing Scheme- contact us for further details.
✓ Local tour guide in each city
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, airport pick-up & drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
An Example itinerary
- School Exchange Timetable
09:00am: Join a special bilingual morning assembly
9.30am: Korean language class
10:30am: Morning break alongside local students
11:30am: Music, art of tech class alongside local students
12:30pm: Lunch in school canteen alongside local students
13:30pm: Sport activity alongside local students
3:00pm: School exchange day ends and students leave campus for cultural excursion
- Evenings spent sightseeing in Seoul- activities include Gyeongbukgong Palace, a Nanta show, Taekwondo demo and sampling local cuisine
- Also discover the technological advances of Samsung in the Gangnam District
- Visit the DMZ and discover more about North Korea
- Scenic cruise of the Han River
- Buy ingredients at Namdaemun Market for a Korean cooking class
- Visit Changdeokgung Palace – a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Have a final reflection session
✓ Accommodation at guesthouses
✓ Private coach transfer
✓ All accommodation and transport used is fully audited
✓ Expert local tour guides provided
✓ Pre-trip support, we can provide fapiaos and school parents’ evenings
✓ Educational materials available and all business visits and workshops included
I really enjoyed every part of The Learning Adventure as it helped me learn a lot of new interesting things and gave me an insight into business and how to make a start in it, particularly a start-up. Beginning with a short tour around Greater London informed our team about the historical context of the amazing business district and how it all started, and later on I found the start-up activity absorbing and interactive while the entrepreneur who talked to us about such things like career options helped a lot. Our guide was friendly and everything went smoothly. Thank you so much The Learning Adventure!
Thank you so much for the incredible experience, we all had an amazing time. I can't stress enough how great Katsumi was as a guide, he built a great relationship with the students and helped us feel safe and engaged throughout. Nishant was also very good when we had him for Kesenumma and he again built good relationships with the kids and his knowledge was great. Thanks again and look forward to working together again down the line!
Thanks for being fun, polite, and patient. We appreciated everything from bringing us on subways to public transport to ordering special food to being on time.
The students got the chance to experience the environment of a corporate office which gave them an idea of what working life might be like in the future. The workshops and talk by the guest speaker gave the students insights into start-up businesses and ways in which they can seek support to be entrepreneurs. The students felt really inspired by the talk given by the young entrepreneur as having a young person speak to them about success helped the students to understand that they can have confidence in themselves and their futures. The students enjoyed the workshop where they were given the opportunity to work together and share creative thoughts about start-up ideas. Thank you for organising a really insightful, educational and fun-filled trip for our students. They really enjoyed it!
We enjoyed all the activities immensely, there was a huge range. The school we visited this time was brilliant, so well organised. The guides really tried hard to reference the aims of the trip. Peter was exceptional, he was kind and was very concerned that everyone was well and enjoying themselves. He was also very informative. The geography lecturer was exceptional and fitted the brief 110%!
Fantastic! Helpful, patient, passionate; an ambassador for her country - she created a great impression on the students. Very personable.
I just wanted to thank you for putting together such a great trip for our students. The feedback from the staff was excellent and they were particularly impressed by the communication in the build-up to the trip, along with the local knowledge of the guide, the range of activities, and the clear contingency planning when the weather didn't cooperate. I am very keen that we repeat this trip next year…
Thank you for making the trip such a wonderful memory.
TLA [The Learning Adventure] was great about incorporating our requests for travel and including their own recommendations. As always, a true pleasure to work with. Their attention to details is truly amazing.
Hassle free for teachers! The Learning Adventure is experienced in running trips for schools – they know all the drills, e.g. first-aid, insurance, risk assessments, visa application, diet requirements, you name it.
Health & safety were well taken care of. None of the travellers got sick because of food on the trip, and an effort was always made to ensure the cleanest available restroom. We were always advised to wear seatbelts on the bus when on the highway. The food in Shanghai was a good variety of both dishes and cuisine, and I really appreciated how much effort Caroline put into making sure our 素菜宝宝 had enough to eat.
Our guides were remarkable in their care and concern. They appreciated our needs and requests as well as made the time to choose meaningful activities for us. Very well done.
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