IAA hosted former Minister of Education of Jonglei State-South Sudan, Mr. Tut Nyang and Mr. Thomas Puot, an educator from Southern Sudan, who addressed IAA’s Global Politics students on the conflicts facing education in the southern part of Sudan. They also visited the Design Technology department to witness how practical skills are taught in the IB curriculum. The visit aims at engaging schools in Jordan regarding the implementation of a vocational/agricultural programme in southern Sudan.
The IAA Wellness Programme is pleased to announce the launch of its Wellness Centre.
IAA's Ali Khalifa and Hasan Abdul Hadi developed an electricity-producing bike that refugees can use for a consistent and reliable source of power. Ali and Hasan were among 4 selected Global Trailblazers to attend a week at Harvard on leadership and entrepreneurship as well as pitch their project to the annual Igniting Innovation Summit.
'Village to Raise a Child' was established by the Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative and aims at identifying and nurturing young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These students, called “Global Trailblazers,”are selected via a global competition that searches for the most inspiring high schoolers with the most innovative ideas from countries around the globe.
#iaaLeadership #iaaduty #globaltrailblazers
We are proud of Leen Khasawneh - winner of the Best Student Award in the Amman Design Week, as voted by the mentors.
Leen designed an ergo-egg as a cerebral palsy writing aid to help children with limited hand coordination. Well done Leen!
#ADW2017 #iaaLeadership #iaaculturalheritage
Registration for the 2018-2019 Academic Year is Now Open.
Applications must be submitted before 21 December, 2017.
Academic Scholarship Programme is Now Open.
The International Academy - Amman is pleased to announce the opening of the Academic Scholarship Programme for new students of Grades 6-11 for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must provide the following:
-Completed Scholarship Application form.
-Supporting documentation, including references.
**Academic Scholarship Applications must be submitted no later than 7 January, 2018**
IAA ‘Information Day’
Monday, November 20, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, IAA School Auditorium
On Monday, November 20, 2017, the International Academy - Amman will be hosting an ‘Information Day’ for parents interested in enrolling their children at IAA. Please join us for a brief presentation, that will provide an overview of the school followed by a tour of the IAA campus and its state-of-the-art facilities. The tour will also include a visit to the Pre-K (for 3 year-old children), which is the entry level at IAA.
Please call 06-5502055 Ext. 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your participation in this event. Children are welcome to attend.
The IAA PTA Family Fun Day is on October 20, 2017 from 11:30am -5:30pm at the IAA Sports Field.
Tickets available at Finance for JD 5
Check out the Jordan Times feature about IAA’s Waleed Abu Nada (’16) helping refugees lift their hopes at school through weightlifting.
Go Hawks! IAA Breaking Records at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
IAA’s Aliya Bushnaq (Track & Field), Lara Aklouk, Sayf Hatabeh, Farah Rawashdeh, Deniz Korsheh, Jafar Jarrar & Lama Zaim (Swimming) represented IAA in the Jordanian national team and their achievements were remarkable with new Jordanian records, breaking own records and many medals.
3rd place in 400m, qualified to semi-finals and broke the Jordanian record (previous record 1:03:62 - Aliya's record 59:94) and then broke her own record in the semi-final (new record 58:80).
7th place in 4x50 relay with a new Jordanian record 1:46:91
4th place in 4x100 relay with a new Jordanian record 3:36:73
Broke her own record in the 100m butterfly 1:07:91 and finished 5th.
400 free 1st place for age group 5:31
200 breaststroke 2nd place for age group 3:14
100 free 2nd place (breaking new record )1:08
400 IM 2nd place for age group 6:28
800 free 1st place ; time 10:22
Breaking new age group record
400 free 1st place ; time 4:59:34
100 free 1st place ; time: 1:05
400 IM 1st place ; time: 6:03 breaking new record.
200 IM 1st place for age group silver medal
50 free 1st place for age group no medal
200 breast 3rd place for age group no medal
50 breast 3rd place for age group no medal
400 IM first place Gold medal
Sayf Hatabeh (Grade 9) came in 6th place at the Boys 100m Breaststroke (1:10.92 min) at the 9th Asian Age Group Championships that took place in Uzbekistan yesterday. Well done Sayf Hatabeh!
IAA Students Taking Part In The Taekwondo Championship, Scotland IAA students are among 600 athletes taking part in the Taekwondo Scotland Championship this week. Athletes from Denmark, UK, Norway, Sweden, Holland, Germany, Ireland & Jordan are aiming for gold. Good luck Salma Abu Dahab, Salman Abu Dahab, Rashed Abu Dahab, Tawfiq Bisharat, Elena Bisharat and Nadine Baqain!