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Saturday, 03 August 2019
Today the IB released the MYP results. As usual our students have secured some excellent results, the vast majority of which are Bilingual Certificates as they took both English A and Arabic A. Six of our students also successfully completed a third language - Spanish – Languish Acquisition. Our top student achieved 53 from 56 points, and 48% of our cohort achieved 40 or more points showing great strength. We are very happy with our Extended Maths results as so few students sit for this subject worldwide. Our Extended Maths class achieved an average of 5.22 out of 7, well above the world average. In addition, at IAA we promote students to take a very challenging and broad range of subjects, where all of our students are eligible for the MYP certificate. The minimum number of subjects required for an MYP certificate is eight. 6% of our students gained passes in an impressive 11 subjects. A further 40% of the class achieved passes in 10 subjects, which exemplifies the rigour of the programme at IAA. We would like to congratulate the MYP Class of 2019. We wish them all the best in their IB Diploma journey, which will start soon. Mabrouk!
Saturday, 03 August 2019
We are extremely proud of our Class of 2019. 18 students now have 40 or more points in the Diploma Programme and this equates to 40% of all of those students who took the full Diploma Programme. The Diploma cohort averaged 37 points per student. These are our best Diploma results to date. Those students who took the IB Courses also did extremely well and averaged 31 points which is, again, the best ever results we have attained for IB Courses. It has been a magnificent year for the Class of 2019; we are very happy for them and wish them all a wonderful time at university.
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

IAA is pleased to present to you its fifth edition of "Leaders of Today", the annual alumni magazine. In it, IAA spotlights the leaders of the IAA community, past and present – including alumni, parents and faculty. https://www.flipgorilla.com/p/26183111565901883/show

Thursday, 18 April 2019
11am - 12pm G6-9 Assembly in the Theatre to kick start MYP Day G6-9 students will be presenting on their Service As Action and Interdisciplinary Units 12pm - 1pm G6 Science Bridge Building outside the Science Area (weather-permitting) G7 Technology Fair in the Design/Arts Area G8 Community Projects in the Multi-Purpose Room G9 Personal Projects in the English and Arabic Pods 1:00pm - 2:15pm COMMx - Community Projects presented by some of our Grade 8 students in the Theatre
Thursday, 28 March 2019
Grade 10s were fortunate to have Dr. Fadia Samara, Secretary General of the Patient Protection Coalition, present to them on the progress of the Himmetna Campaign, which they donated their Bake Sale proceeds to. The aim of this campaign is to renovate the Oncology Department at Al Bashir Hospital. Dr. Fadia urged our students to take action by spreading word of this initiative, as achievement of such a worthy goal needs to have everyone on board.
Sunday, 24 March 2019

Join the IAA family in the musical comedy, The Addams Family, on March 25-27 at 6pm in the IAA Theatre. This year, the Middle Years Drama Production has planned a spectacular show, based on the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice which depicts a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. The Addams Family is a treat for the whole family!
Play appropriate for Grade 3+. Tickets available at Finance for JD5.

Friday, 15 March 2019
Today, the IAA hosts the launch of the first CIS Middle East Institute on International Admission & Guidance conference for college admissions and counselling. Over 20 different countries from across the world are attending the two-day event focussed on students’ career and admission policies.
Sunday, 10 March 2019

Out of 125 applicants from across schools and universities in Jordan, 30 students were chosen to take part in the upcoming Amman Design Week Student Exhibit taking place from Oct 4t-11, 2019. Out of these 30, six were IAA students. Congratulations goes to Mamoun Khasawneh (G9), Nadine Cubeisy (G10), Basem Tash (G11), Joud Ajaj (G11), Zara Madanat (G11) and Al Anoud Shannak (G11). Projects included design, graphics, grey water irrigation, mobile lighting and a prosthetic limb proposal.

Monday, 04 March 2019

Dr Hana Kanan has been appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Alliance for International Education (AIE).
AIE brings together all those who are committed to advancing international and intercultural understanding through education and promotes collaborative ventures that enhance the learning of relevant concepts, skills and values.
Internationally, Dr Hana will continue to serve as Vice Chair at the Council of International Schools (CIS) and locally, she will remain on the Queen Rania Foundation board, the National School Classification Committee and the National Curriculum Review Centre. Being a member in these renowned institutions, representing Jordan abroad at the school and college levels, will certainly nourish the international educational system at IAA through that remarkable exchange and networking. This has put IAA on the international map, positioning it as a well-recognised international educational institute that supports education through its open-mindedness and exposure to the key players in education. It has opened more avenues to IAA to experiment, exchange and even influence general educational policies.
Congratulations Dr Hana!

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Last week, the entire IAA teaching staff brainstormed ideas for the creation of ‘Definition of Learning’, as required by NEASC/CIS, to further refine the education offered to our students.

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Today the IB released the MYP results. As usual our students have secured some excellent results, the vast majority of which are Bilingual Certificates as they took both English A and Arabic A. Six of our students also successfully completed a third language - Spanish – Languish Acquisition. Our top student achieved 53 from 56 points, and 48% of our cohort achieved 40 or more points showing great strength. We are very happy with our Extended Maths results as so few students sit for this subject worldwide. Our Extended Maths class achieved an average of 5.22 out of 7, well above the world average. In addition, at IAA we promote students to take a very challenging and broad range of subjects, where all of our students are eligible for the MYP certificate. The minimum number of subjects required for an MYP certificate is eight. 6% of our students gained passes in an impressive 11 subjects. A further 40% of the class achieved passes in 10 subjects, which exemplifies the rigour of the programme at IAA. We would like to congratulate the MYP Class of 2019. We wish them all the best in their IB Diploma journey, which will start soon. Mabrouk!
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We are extremely proud of our Class of 2019. 18 students now have 40 or more points in the Diploma Programme and this equates to 40% of all of those students who took the full Diploma Programme. The Diploma cohort averaged 37 points per student. These are our best Diploma results to date. Those students who took the IB Courses also did extremely well and averaged 31 points which is, again, the best ever results we have attained for IB Courses. It has been a magnificent year for the Class of 2019; we are very happy for them and wish them all a wonderful time at university.
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The International Academy- Amman is currently closed for the summer holiday. If you have any inquiries regarding Student Admissions to the IAA (for the academic year 2019-20) , please contact Admissions on admissions@iaa.edu.jo. Thank you!

 

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