Red Centre Sights

School of the Air

  • 80 Head St. Map It
  • Alice Springs
  • Educational Institution

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

What do children who live hundreds of miles from the nearest school do for education? Find out at this informative visitor center, which harbors a working school within its walls. Uniquely Australian, discover how distance education has been delivered to the country's most remote parts since 1951; from pedal-operated radio systems to interactive online classes, it's come a long way. Best time to visit is before 3 pm on a schoolday so you can watch a live lesson, outside of school hours you can see a recorded lesson.

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80 Head St., Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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Sight Details:

  • $7.50
  • Mon.–Sat. 8:30–4:30, Sun. 1–4:30

Published 07/22/2015


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