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The IAA Wellness Programme is proud to team up with Ta3zeeleh (a non-profit initiative) to support education and entrepreneurship in marginalised communities in Jordan.
Our U12 boys participated in the U12 Amman Athletic Conference’s friendly tournament over the weekend, where they played against different schools and put on stunning performances and demonstrated great sportsmanship.
Thank you organisers, coaches, referees, student athletes and parents for the support and positive feedback.
Yesterday, witnessed the opening ceremony of I’MUN with more than 400 students attending from 9 schools. Guest speaker, Sara Ferrer Olivella, UNDP’s Country Director gave the inspirational opening speech on her take on this year’s theme- “Greed For Glory?”
Farah Rawashdeh, Grade 7, is the newest addition of the Jordanian National Swimming Team. She represented Jordan for the first time as a member of the team at the 13th Arab Junior Aquatic Chamionship held in Cairo, Egypt this week. Farah had set three new Jordanian age group records that have been held in her name: 50m freestyle 30.42, 100m breaststroke 1:28.62 and 200m breaststroke 3:10.77.
Additionally, Farah helped the team score fourth place in both the 800m freestyle and 400m medley relays. Well done Farah!
The U18 Girls won the semi-final 3-2 after a hard-fought match coming first in their group. As for the U18 boys, they were the team to watch! The team topped its group undefeated, followed by a great performance in the semi-final, which they eventually lost on penalties 3-2. The team left the tournament with bronze medals.
On the other hand, the U14 boys played an amazing tournament at ABS, with a wonderful spirit all the way to the final. They eventually lost. Their spirit was wonderful and the match was entertaining.
We now commence our second U14 tournament and we wish all participating teams luck and loads of fun ahead.
Thank you coaches, parents and organisers.
And yet another student athlete achievement!
Our very own Saad Daoud received his welcoming letter by his new football club, AFC, in Amsterdam, Holland. Saad completed a successful try-out there last summer.
Our U16 girls not only managed to entertain with their spirit and performance, but won the tournament 1-0 without losing a single set.
Congratulations to our student athletes, our coaches and staff!
Aliya participated in the Arab Tournament’s Track and Field in Tunis and won a gold medal in the 400 meters and another in the 200meter event.
Thank you Coach Hussein for your support and determination to build on Aliya’s athletic abilities, taking her to new heights.
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.