Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, Alice Springs

Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre shows you how Australia educates children in its most remote areas. At this correspondence school for primary and secondary education--which the Australian government established in 1951--you can sit in on a live lesson and watch how the latest distance-learning technology helps educate young Australians. You'll get a glimpse into the outback lifestyle and maybe even learn a thing or two about Australian history and geography. The school allows photos, so bring your camera. Buying a book or souvenir helps support the students' education. Put Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre into our Alice Springs online attractions planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Alice Springs.
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  • my grandson sat facinated as he watched a teacher live, talking and teaching children in outback Australia he was then able to purchase a book for the childrens library and to write a short message...  more »
  • With such warm weather in Alice Springs, this was a wonderful place to stay cool but to also learn about the School of the Air. The guide, Kate, was a wealth of information and a friendly and...  more »
  • Wasn't aware to the scale of how far this service extends.very impressed that everyone receives a chance of a good education. Well done,and keep up the good work.
  • Its definitely a must see . Great insight into how important education is to the remote areas.
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