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Like dreaming of amazing adventures in awesome places? Looking for some top tips and nuggets of wisdom to impress your friends? Little bit curious about what the good folk of Outlook are up to or maybe wondering what’s going on around the world…? So why wait! Our blog lets you jump on into the world of OUtlook expeditions and beyond!

Real Life Monopoly

- Apr 03, 2019

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Fundraising is an important part of the expedition experience as it involves goal setting, creative thinking, planning, self-motivation and problem solving. All useful skills for future academic or career endeavours. The possibilities are endless and in recent years there’s been a shift to more innovative, creative ways of fundraising. Some entrepreneurial students even set up small business enterprises that generate income over and above what they could earn by the hour or through traditional sponsorship methods. One such student – Phoebe – has come up with a fantastically original idea to generate funds for her expedition whilst also helping her local community. We call that a win-win! Read on to find out more…

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Going for Gold with DofE

- Mar 28, 2019

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Kathryn Lloyd is a member of our dedicated School Support Team, whose role is to support teachers, parents and students through their expedition journeys. On hand to help with every question, they offer support and advice and process all the paperwork so that our participants are ready to travel. A previous expedition participant and general lover of adventure and the outdoors, Kathryn writes about her experiences with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards

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Balanced for Better

- Mar 08, 2019

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The campaign theme for Internation Women's Day - “Better the balance, better the world” - is about spreading the message that a balanced world is a better world. We couldn't agree more! In celebration of IWD, we spoke to three of our amazing female leaders about their experiences of gender balance in what traditionally is a male dominated industry, what challenges they’ve faced along the way and what advice they would give to other women considering it as a career path. Read on to be truly inspired…

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Character Education

- Feb 08, 2019

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Speaking at the Church of England Educational Leadership Conference yesterday (7th Feb 2019), Education Secretary Damian Hinds outlined a proposal to revive the 'character education' agenda. This is a subject that isn't just close to our hearts, it's ingrained in our DNA. Read on to find out more...

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Box to Bus to Bookshelf

- Jan 30, 2019

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Kathryn Lloyd is a member of our dedicated School Support Team, whose role is to support teachers, parents and students through their expedition journeys. On hand to help with every question, they offer support and advice and get participants ready to travel. Through chatting to our expedition community, they also hear some amazing and inspirational real- life stories; about fundraising achievements, teachers going above and beyond and tales of amazing personal challenges, overcome through the expedition process. Kathryn (an ex-expeditioner herself), will be sharing some of them them here on the Blog. Read on to be inspired.

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Palm Oil - Good, Bad, Ugly

- Jan 03, 2019

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Francesca Gallone is a Regional Programme Manager for Outlook Expeditions, supporting our northern schools throughout the expedition programme. A passionate environmentalist and avid traveller, Francesca takes a keen interest in topics that affect our natural world – particularly in destinations that our teams travel to. Here she writes about her research into the palm oil industry.

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Morwenna's Tanzania Blog - Dec 18

- Dec 19, 2018

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Read about how Morwenna's been adding to her fundraising goal by organising events, managing stalls and linking with a local trust that helps support young people to develop skills.

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Meet our New Blogger

- Nov 20, 2018

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Morwenna is in Year 12 at Howell's School, in Llandaff, Cardiff and is travelling with us to Tanzania in July 2019. Morwenna will be keeping us up to date with her team's preparations and fundraising activities in the months leading up to the expedition.

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They Did It - So Can You!

- Oct 09, 2018

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If you're looking for inspiration on how to raise funds for your expedition, here's some useful hits, tips and advice from five previous participants.

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2018 Expedition Gallery

- Sep 11, 2018

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2018 will be remembered by many for record temperatures, an exhilarating World Cup tournament and the ongoing Brexit dramas. We'll remember it as our most successful and thrilling expedition year yet.  From the huge range of destinations visited to the incredible personal achievements and the positive impact left behind from our project work. Our participants and leader teams made memories that will last forever. Here’s a look back at the 2018 expedition season in photos.

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