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School of the Air - an education distribution system for isolated communities and families

Australia's School of the air is an innovative program that delivers world class education to school children living in isolated communities and stations accross outback australia. This is an example of how technology can change the lives of families

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The program ensures that families are able to stay together while delivering significant earnings for the community through vital cattle and grain exports (among other produce). The children attending the school are afforded the same opportunities as their city cousins, the teachers are an inspiration.

This education distribution system can be reworked to adopt the latest internet and social computing practices and can be funded by Caldas communities in partnership with local businesses.

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