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Performance Arts: A serious commitment at AIS

When it comes to performance arts the Australian International School (AIS) is shooting for the stars. Alongside its strong academic credentials is a commitment to the arts. Principal Dr. Roderick Crouch, himself a passionate fan of the arts, argues that participation in the performance arts leads to greater engagement in learning. Not only that but they also offer “a shared activity with a common purpose transcending cultural boundaries and building confidence”. Investment in Resources and Partnerships is Key Since 2016 AIS has invested heavily in skills, equipment and facilities. The school boasts a team of dedicated international teachers who motivate

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IB ASEAN Education Forum 2019 at AIS Vietnam

On the 7-8 November, AIS is proud to host the IB ASEAN Education Forum 2019, an opportunity for educational leaders and professionals from Vietnam and neighbouring countries to share best practices on international education. This year, AIS Vietnam will welcome around 120 teachers from both IB and non-IB schools. The forum offers a unique blend of panel discussions, keynote presentations and breakout sessions covering a wide range of education-related topics. Dr. Roderick Crouch, AIS Executive Principal, is also a keynote speaker for the forum.

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Preparing High School Students for Post-Graduation Success

“I’m adulting now,” Milly says with a laugh when explaining what she has been doing since graduating from Australia International School (AIS) this past spring. After receiving one of the highest scores in the world on the International Baccalaureate (IB) exam, she received a 50% scholarship to one of Australia’s top schools: the University of Melbourne. Rather than start right away in the fall, she elected to begin in early 2020, affording her some time to explore new interests. “I never would have imagined I’d be here now,” Milly tells Saigoneer in a recent phone call, referring to the two-week

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Inspired and Berklee Launch Exclusive Partnership

“Inspired by Berklee is an incredibly exciting initiative that will bring the skills, insights, and creative dynamism of the world’s leading contemporary music, dance, and theatre institution into a school environment.” – Nadim M. Nsouli, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Inspired The new initiative, called “Inspired by Berklee”, features a pioneering curriculum and artists-in-residence program that will develop contemporary music, dance, theater, and creative capacity skills at Inspired schools worldwide London, England and Boston, MA—Inspired, a leading global network of 53 premium schools, has agreed to an exclusive partnership with Berklee to introduce an innovative curriculum and artists-in-residence program that

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