“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
“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
In Vietnam, the Moon Festival is the most important celebration of children, it is also a great opportunity for the family to spend time together. This year at AIS, we celebrated the event traditionally by carrying lanterns, playing drums, enjoying moon cakes and singing cheerful songs. Through those activities, our children learnt all about this amazing festival! As Dr. Roderick Crouch, AIS Executive Principal, said in his opening remarks, the moon festival is about children and we, at AIS, are about children. That’s why we love this festival so much because it puts children at the heart of all we do.
Why is Early Years education important? When is my child ready for school? And what kind of school should I choose? These are crucial questions that every parent will spend considerable time and resources investigating—because nothing is more important than seeing our children succeed and thrive. So what are some factors that parents should consider when answering these questions? It is helpful to first examine why an early education is important. “Social skills are so important for this age!” says Rachel Perkins, Kindergarten and Primary Principal at Australian International School (AIS)… “Children can not only develop their knowledge of maths, literacy,