Alice Springs School of the Air

Alice Springs School of the AirThe largest classroom in the World… Alice Springs School of the Air was established in 1951 to provide an educational resource to primary school students living in remote Central Australia. Students study at home with a home tutor and join with a teacher for a regular live class lessons broadcast via satellite from the studio in Alice Springs.

Discover the unique teaching methods used from the founding through to the present day. A short film is screened and during normal school hours the opportunity exists to observe a live lesson. Outside school hours, recorded lessons are screened providing a full interpretation of how lessons take place during class times.

All funds raised in the visitor centre directly support the student enrichment programs such as interstate excursions, in town activities and providing funds for the purchase of expensive IT equipment.

Monday - Saturday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Alice Springs School of the Air
80 Head Street, Alice Springs NT
Phone: (08) 8951 6834
Fax: (08) 8951 6828
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