Motivate + Inspire

  • Benefits

    Read about the educational value of our trips, benefits for teachers and students, and our experience in both school trips and international development

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  • Safety Management

    Your health and safety are our top priority. Our team have over 30 years' expertise in planning school trips safely

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  • Raising funds

    Raising funds towards the trip gives students a huge sense of achievement - we’ll help your team raise funds and get saving

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The Benefits

High Educational Value and Skills Development

  • Each trip is designed as part of a Global Learning Programme to give your students an outstanding educational experience, and enhance cross-curricular learning
  • Many of the topics you experience in-country are taught within the curriculum – what better way to appreciate the complexities of poverty reduction in Nepal, biodiversity in Costa Rica, or coral reef ecosystems in Zanzibar?
  • Students receive the ASDAN Universities Award, highlighted by UCAS for applicants to include in their Personal Statement. This can really help your students stand out from the crowd!
  • Students can use our trips for extended essay research, or towards the IB’s Creativity, Action and Service (CAS)
  • Our managers facilitate dynamic Global Learning Workshops to help students get the most out of trip learning, and see how their activities interlink with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • Teachers have told us that the educational value of Global Action trips has contributed towards Sixth Form retention and raised the school’s profile locally
  • Global Learning the Global Action way puts students (and sometimes teachers!) outside their comfort zone to build essential Knowledge, Employable Skills and Values for life.  Skills like critical thinking, communication, leadership, teamwork, resilience, determination and grit.

We maximise support to our schools and teachers, to minimise your workload

  • For 18 participants booked, Global Action provides 2 free staff places and a fully-qualified UK Global Action Leader to supervise health and safety while you enjoy the activities and visits
  • We collect all payments, and invoice parents/students direct
  • We provide an all-inclusive package. Yes, this includes return flights!
  • We are a fully-bonded UK tour operator, and provide school teams with financial protection through our Air Travel Organisers Licence (ATOL) Number 10624
  • We offer a flexible payment plan, helping every participant to access our programme
  • We have a simple booking process and provide full promotional and pre-departure support from our experienced managers, who facilitate all presentations and training workshops
  • Your password-protected Global Action Login gives you access to  detailed pre-departure information on raising funds, flights, insurance, visas, vaccinations, country advice, kit lists, discounts and more!
  • Prior to departure, we run a Leaders’ Workshop, Parents’ Pre-Departure Meeting, and a team Build Up Day where your Global Action Leader will check your kit and run through health and safety briefings.

A unique combination of International Development and School Trip Expertise

  • Global Action is led by international development professionals. Our team have over 30 years’ experience in organising trips safely overseas
  • We participate in environmental and community development projects that are carefully planned through local NGOs and village communities. This is to ensure a sustainable, and positive, impact on the people and places we visit
  • We provide a genuinely tailor-made and highly personal service. You will have your own dedicated Destination Manager from start to finish.

Safety Management

  • Your health and safety is our top priority. Our Team have over 30 years’ expertise in planning  trips safely
  • We have a comprehensive Safety Managment System, compliant to British Standard 8848, including risk assessments for each activity
  • 24-hour Duty Management System to ensure a rapid response in the unlikely event of an emergency
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We appreciate how busy Teachers are, so we’ve made the booking process as simple as possible! There are four easy steps:

  • Contact Us

    Call or email us to book a meeting or phone call. We'll listen carefully to what interests you, and your requirements.

  • Tailored Proposal

    We'll email you a tailored proposal, which includes a full itinerary, all-inclusive price, and key documents for the Senior Management Team (SMT).

  • SMT Approval

    Once you get approval from the SMT, we send you key marketing material, including posters, to help promote the trip.

  • School Presentation

    We visit your school to deliver inspiring presentations in a short Morning Assembly and a longer Parents’ Presentation 10 days later.

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Raising Funds

Raising funds towards the trip cost is a key element of students’ personal development – it gives them a great sense of achievement, both as individuals, and as a team

  • 1. Trip launch

    Your Global Action presentation will cover what individual and team activities can be set-up, with detailed advice in the parents’ pack. We offer a flexible payment plan. Payments can be tailor-made for you, helping every family to access our programme.

  • 2. Set Targets

    We support students to set realistic targets and identify individual and team activities with the maximum financial return. This will become their tailored Raising Funds Plan.

  • 3. Activate Plan

    The team meets to start activities. Watch your students hone their entrepreneurship skills as they build up towards their savings goals!

  • 4. Achieve!

    Time to pack your bags and off you go!

Fundraising Bake Sale

Don’t Just Listen To Us

  • There are too many highlights on the itinerary to mention but what we did and saw challenged our worldview, made us humbler as human beings, and provided enough rest and fun at the same time. Thanks for exposing us to the tourist side but also the raw reality of life in Zanzibar.

    Teacher – Saffron Walden County High School


  • Learnt so much about the culture and the way of life in Zanzibar.  All workshops were really fun and there was a huge range of things to do.  It was amazing meeting all the people and snorkelling was fantastic.  All the experiences were incredible - I wouldn't change a thing.

    Student – Kesteven and Sleaford High School and Carre’s Grammar School


  • An amazing, life-changing experience for students and staff. The most organised, beneficial educational trip you could ever experience – I have never come across a company with such an extensive programme, where you feel you are positively making change in the world.  The learning that took place throughout the programme was beyond outstanding

    Head of Outdoor Education – Bede’s Senior School


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We'd Love to Hear From You

Global Action Ltd. Lumley House, 56 Elliott Rd, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1YS