Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, Alice Springs

Specialty Museum · Educational Site
Alice Springs School of the Air Experience 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 Experience 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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  • Having taken my share of online classes, it came as a surprise to me to learn that SOTA will be celebrating its 70th anniversary next year. From its early days communicating with kids throughout...  more »
  • The concept for the School of Air dates back to 1951 and its mission was, and still is today, to provide education to children living in remote areas. Our guide was Chelsea and she was very...  more »
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