Have you ever found yourself saying to your child ‘why aren’t you listening to me?’ ‘What did I just say?’ or shaking your head in disbelief when your child has not understood a small task you have asked them to complete (several times!) Below are a few ideas that might help your child improve their listening skills, which may help at home and also in school. But first let’s consider what it means to be a good listener. What do we need to do to be a good listener? • Prepare yourself for listening. • Focus on what is being
The 2018-2019 Academic year culminated in the annual Secondary Prize-Giving Ceremony held yesterday, 13 June 2019. Following addresses from CEO of ACG Schools and AIS General-Director, Mr Clarence van der Wel, the original founders of Australian International School, Ms Thuy Nguyen and Mr Nigel Russell, and the Executive Principal, Dr Roderick Crouch, prizes were awarded to over 100 students. Prizes included awards for Academic Excellence, Academic Endeavour and Citizenship, Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year ( Senior and Junior ), Musician of the Year, and Senior Leadership. The ultimate academic prize, Dux of AIS, was awarded to 2018-2019 Head Girl,
The PYP Exhibition was wrapped up over the 2-Day presentation. It went exceptionally well. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed talking and listening to Year 6 students, sharing their actions. Through their reflections, Year 6 students shared how they have become more confident in public speaking, competent in organising their time and effective in expressing their points of view. Visiting teachers and students from other schools commented on how they were very articulate in sharing their passions and influencing others to also make a difference. The students are to be congratulated for their perseverance, commitment and positive attitude towards their learning.