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Intensive Residential Study Tour - Melbourne

Date: Thursday 15 August - Saturday 17 August 2024

Time: Commencing 5pm Thursday and concluding 4pm Saturday


Category: Study Tour

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Program Description

REAIE is delighted to announce the 2024 Melbourne Study Tour to be held as a residential intensive professional learning opportunity from 15-17 August 2024 at the Catholic Leadership Centre, Melbourne.

The REAIE Melbourne Study Tour is a unique residential professional learning encounter designed for educators from around Australia that would like to travel to Melbourne for this shared learning experience. Curated to interconnect a series of workshops and Educational Tours to bring together an opportunity for participants to journey together through a combination of seminars, dialogue sessions and hands on workshops.

Participants will visit a selection of Melbourne-based educational contexts that grow practice from the ideas of Reggio Emilia. Each context, with its own journey to share, offers a platform to explore a variety of different interpretations and possibilities of the Reggio Emilia principles.

Numbers will be limited, don’t hesitate to confirm your registration.

The cost of the Study Tour is:

$1950 (including GST)  – Members (deposit $950 – balance payable 15 July, 2024)

$2350 (including GST) – Non Members (deposit $1300 – balance payable 15 July, 2024)

Study Tour includes:

  • Single ensuite accommodation at the Catholic Leadership Centre from Thursday 15 August, 2024 to Saturday 17 August, 2024 (2 nights).
  • On-site carpark.
  • Meals as follows: breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for Friday and Saturday; welcome reception (drinks and canapes, Thursday evening) and dinner Friday night (set menu at a restaurant in the Melbourne CBD).
  • Workshops, presentations, visits to schools and centres (via private bus transport) and printed materials.


The fee is an all-inclusive cost to all participants and cannot be altered for not participating in some of the components (i.e. accommodation).


This fee does not include airfares, transfers to and from the airport, travel insurance or any other associated travel costs. Please note the ticket price includes bus transfer from the Friday centre visit directly to the Friday night dinner venue. There is no return bus from the dinner venue back to the Catholic Leadership Centre. At the conclusion of the Friday evening dinner, participants may wish to explore the city of Melbourne and can return to the Catholic Leadership Centre accommodation at their leisure and cost.

Event Confirmation:

The Study Tour requires a minimum of 30 participants to proceed. Confirmation will be sent to all registered participants on Wednesday 10 July, 2024 unless numbers can be confirmed earlier. Interstate participants are advised not to book flights until the Study Tour is confirmed. All participants are advised to take out any necessary travel insurance.

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