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AIS Welcome Back BBQ Party

Dear Parents, The new school year 2019-2020 has started extremely well. All AIS families are invited to the annual Welcome Back BBQ Party! It is sure to be a great event and I look forward to seeing you there! The details are as follows: Friday, Aug 23, 2019 Sports Field, Thu Thiem Campus, 264 Mai Chi Tho Street, Dist 2, HCMC 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm Dress code: Casual Please remember that AIS is a non-smoking campus There will be food and drinks, lots of games and activities for children, musical performances, fashion shows, photo- booth, face painting… To assist

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AIS OPEN PLAY WEEK – FREE TRIAL/FREE TEST NOW!

Student Age: born from 01/9/2013 – 01/02/2018) A Free Trial experience will allow your child the chance to get a feel for the program’s challenges, see our classroom dynamics, as well as meet our teachers, and like-minded peers. Special benefit: Waive of application fee (3,180,000VND) and cute gifts (Australian Koala + AIS Water Bottle) for students. Condition: Application fee will be paid during registration, and deducted in tuition fee when receiving the offer, or refunded when students failed the test. Register Now! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: enrolments@aisvietnam.com Hotline: 19006940

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The Challenge of Good Parenting

Recently a number of staff have become parents for the first time. The joy on their faces is simply wonderful, despite the lack of sleep! Although my own children are adults and I now have grandchildren, I remember the day that each of my children was born and the sense of overwhelming love that flowed through me. Yet as they grew, I realised that in all the challenges of life, being a good parent was one of the hardest for we want the best for our children, but we don’t always know how to make that happen. As I reflect

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The Benefits of Music Education

I wrote about the importance of physical activity, including Physical Education and sport at AIS. Another important pillar of the AIS curriculum is the Performing Arts, and in particular music. Most people appreciate that music contributes to students’ development as well-rounded individuals. What is less widely known is that studying music actually enhances students’ brain function and thus their ability to learn. A study led by Dr Anita Collins from the University of Canberra concluded that formal music training has positive effects on several aspects of brain development. According to Dr Collins, “learning a musical instrument lights up all functions

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