News & Events

Return To School Announcement

Dear Parents We are looking forward to the start of the new academic year and in order to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential in a safe and secure environment, I am writing to you to remind you of the protocols and precautions necessary for school in a time of pandemic. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. It is important to feel informed and reassured in a time of uncertainty. It is key that we stay well both physically and in our wellbeing. The

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Important announcement re. 2020-2021 start date

30 July 2020 Dear Parents, Welcome back to a new school year. I trust all families had a restful and enjoyable summer. Whether you are returning families or are new to the school, I am delighted that you are part of the AIS learning community. I welcome and value your commitment and dedication to excellence in education, and I look forward to working with you and your children. As you will be aware, in response to the recent detection of cases of COVID-19 in Da Nang, the Vietnamese authorities have enacted strict measures in an attempt to contain the outbreak.

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How Important are Leadership Skills for Students?

Being prepared for university and a career involves far more than knowing the answers on a test. “There are several qualities we would look for at the Australian International School (AIS) when defining a successful student,” says Mark Beales, Head of Senior School. “You want, firstly, someone that meets the academic challenges that the IB (International Baccalaureate) sets because they are very rigorous and stringent and it’s a particularly difficult level to achieve. We also want students who have a lot of non-academic skills. Part of IB is encouraging them through a holistic approach to look at non-academic areas such

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Defining a Successful Student

Accomplishments come in many varieties. When people think of a successful student, they often focus solely on grades, test scores and ultimately being accepted into a top university. And while these achievements hold true for many of the students at Australia International School (AIS), there are other ways in which students prosper. AIS takes a holistic approach to education that aims for students to not only be critical thinkers that excel in academic settings, but also humans that are eager contributors to a global community with a passion for the arts, athletics, and other extracurriculars. A look at some of the

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