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[Head of School Message] Life Pressures

31 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Over the past few weeks Tara Bennett from Wild Heart has been conducting workshops with our Year 8 and 9 students about assisting the students to identify what are the greatest pressures in their lives and then more importantly how can they develop skills and strategies for coping with these pressures so that these pressures don’t become overwhelming and lead […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Melbourne and Sydney Alumni Events

24 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hosting alumni events in Melbourne and Sydney for past students, parents, Board members and staff. Both these events were very well attended and enjoyed by all. I particularly enjoyed catching up with many of the 2018 graduates who attended. It was hard to recognise some of the students as the last time I […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Happy Mother’s Day

10 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

I’d like to wish all of the mothers in our AISHK community a very happy Mothers’ Day for Sunday. The AISHK mothers are a very special part of our community who contribute an enormous amount to our school. AISHK would not be the special place that it is without everything our mothers do on a daily basis. We hope that […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Teacher Accreditation

3 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

All teachers in Australia must achieve and maintain accreditation in their respective states to be eligible to teach in Australia. At AISHK we provide our teachers the opportunity to both attain and maintain their accreditation within NSW. Attainment of accreditation is a rigorous process where teachers must demonstrate their capability against the Australian teaching standards by providing evidence. Once teachers […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Happy Holidays

4 April 2019 Edmund Sze 0

As we begin our well-deserved April holidays, I encourage you to not totally plan every minute of your children’s activities. My experience of working in international schools is that families have such exciting and action-packed holidays that students return to school exhausted and needing a holiday ! All family members need down time in the holidays and time to catch […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] What Type of Parent Are You?

29 March 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Recently, a very interesting article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald about changes in parenting involvement and styles over the years. I think this article provides us with a great opportunity to reflect on our parenting style and the possible implications for our children. You can read the article here. This article mirrors my own experience with parents over the […Read more]

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[Head of School Message] Our New Zealand Friends

22 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Being a school for Australian and New Zealand families and staff, I am sure we have all experienced a range of emotions over the Christchurch shootings last week. As the shootings unravelled last week I felt absolute devastation and despair for our New Zealand friends, admiration for Jacinda Ardern, disbelief that an Australian could do this to our Tasman cousins […Read more]