Thank you for visiting the AISJ website! I am Andy Page-Smith and this is my fifth year due to the fact class Director of the American Global School of Johannesburg. I have already been an administrator in worldwide schools for past twenty years with earlier overseas leadership functions in Kuwait, Vietnam, Qatar and Hong Kong. Im accompanied by my spouse, Merris, and girl, Sidhonie, a 10th grader – we all have been thrilled becoming here at this unique college and in these types of a captivating and interesting nation.
Im extremely fortunate to inherit the management of a school founded 32 years ago in the most useful traditions of United states knowledge but a college that is additionally undoubtedly intercontinental in practice and demographics. At our 2013-2014 International Day occasion we had 107 nationalities represented within its student human body. I will be in addition fortunate to lead an extremely committed staff of neighborhood and intercontinental teachers, directors, and help staff which make the college these types of a warm and welcoming environment for students and moms and dads. The educators - numerous recruited from about the entire world - enhance the diverse richness of just what really makes the college and Southern Africa these types of an exciting destination.
AISJ is a really ‘happening’ location - supporting households and best educational practices. Minimal student/teacher ratios, personal attention and commitment, and an easy oriented quality system built to meet with the needs of most of the students tend to be among its trademarks.
In October of 2010 the institution, through a residential district wide effort called “Voices to Vision”, totally overhauled its goal and core values and developing a crucial future vision. Together with the Board of Directors, i'm focused on strengthening the product quality programs currently being offered additionally the crucial initiatives highlighted through that process that we because a community should focus on to improve and improve the college. In May 2013 we launched another stage of your Strategic Arrange with specific goals and objectives regarding our four strategic priorities. The school has done an ambitious building redevelopment system utilizing the adoption of a five stage master plan of its Johannesburg and Pretoria Campus. However, an integral element of could work within the after that couple of years would be the work with the region of training and understanding. Our aim would be to make sure the United states International class of Johannesburg is often seen as a-one associated with the leading international schools worldwide and now we believe the quality of our programs, services, and interactions should determine that.
2014 - 2015 promises becoming a huge year whilst the school neighborhood will continue to interact to combine the fantastic things happening during the school - whilst striving, and strategically preparing - to make the United states Overseas class of Johannesburg to an aspiring brand new level of educational high quality and performance.
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