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Back To The Basics: AIS Zooms In On The Im Importance Of Good Teachers

Close your eyes and take a trip down memory lane. Think back to the most memorable teachers you’ve ever had and you’ll likely think of those who left an emotional imprint on you—be it positive or negative. As the popular adage holds: “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel”. This rings true for the teaching methods at Australian International School in Ho Chi Minh City. According to Principal Dr Roderick Crouch or, as people call him, “ Dr Rod”, “The most important thing a school

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Music Notes

The Music department has been a hive of activity over the past few weeks. We have instigated a new practice routine which means that all students have to spend at least 15 minutes a week practising their instruments. Whilst this has only been going a short time, it is amazing to see the difference in confidence and ability of pupils.There have been many performance opportunities – the concert band performed for the opening of the GIN Conference playing a song of hope, for a conference that was looking at the catalyst for change. We received a warm welcome and I

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How To Keep Your Child Motivated In Reading

Recently we enjoyed our annual Book Week where the children took part in the extreme reading competition, shopped at the Book Fair, dressed up as their favourite book characters and took part in a range of activities that all promoted reading. Many parents contacted me and said what a wonderful experience it was and how much they loved getting involved as a family. If you would like to keep your child motivated in their reading progress and love of books please find some helpful tips below: Listen to your child read   When your child brings their reading book home

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Re-Enrolment For The 2019-2020 Academic Year

Dear Parents, A fundamental belief in excellence and a desire to provide the best opportunities for your children, whether in the classroom or in our extensive extra-curricular programme, is at the heart of what we seek to achieve at AIS. It is delightful to see our students achieve so much success, whether academically – where one of our students has been accepted to London School of Economics and another finished first in Vietnam in two IGCSE subjects; or in sport – where for the first time three AIS teams won the HCMC city-wide championships, and our swim team continues to

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