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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  • You can watch School of the Air lessons in a big, glassed in classroom. Now it's not so much School of the Air as School of the Internet, as it's all done via video link. A guide will then take you in...  more »
  • As a family who has a student enrolled in School of the Air in WA, this was a great experience to see the differences between the two. There was really no comparison. Both are entities on their own. A...  more »
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  • 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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