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School Management

AIS Cognita Advisory Board

AIS was founded in 1993 by a party of leading businessmen and politicians. The school has been lucky enough to retain many of its original board members throughout its 20 over years' of operation. They remain active members of the AIS community, and join together with the CEO of Cognita Asia to provide ongoing advice and support to AIS as it continues to develop and grow.

Mr Ian Payne - Board Chairman

Mr Greg Johnson

Mr Chris Jansen

 

School Managers

The Australian International School is owned by Australian International School Pte Ltd, a Singapore based company which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cognita Asia Holdings Pte Ltd. 

The Directors of Australian International School Pte Ltd are:

Mr Chris Jansen

Mr Dean Villa

Ms Angelina Tee

Mr Larry Medina

The parent company has established a governance body for the School – the AIS Cognita Advisory Board.

The members of the AIS Cognita Advisory Board are:

Mr Ian Payne

Mr Greg Johnson

 

Academic & Examination Board

The Academic Board

The AIS Cognita Advisory Board has appointed the following as members of the Academic Board as required by the Private Education Act.

  • Mr Simon Leslie, Head of School
  • Mr Andre Casson, Principal
  • Ms Fiona Johnston, Head of Secondary School
  • Ms Kalea Haran, Deputy Head of Secondary (Teaching and Learning)
  • Mr Neil Smith, Head of Elementary School
  • Ms Kerryl Howarth, Deputy Head of Elementary (Curriculum)
  • Mr Douglas Balzer, Assistant Head Of Secondary (Operations)

Duties of the Academic Board

The Academic Board looks into the academic quality and rigour of AIS. Its responsibilities include:

  • Developing the policies and procedures to ensure academic quality and rigour such as:
  • Ensuring that the content and duration of the modules or subjects, as well as the entry and graduation requirements of the course are appropriate; and
  • Approving the deployment of teachers based on the requirements stipulated by the Council for Private Education
  • Facilitating the implementation and ensuring AIS complies with the policies and procedures developed; and
  • Reviewing, at least once a year, the academic policies and procedures.

Examination Board

The AIS Cognita Advisory Board has appointed the following as members of the Examinations Board as required by the Private Education Act.

  • Mr Simon Leslie, Head of School
  • Mr Andre Casson, Principal
  • Ms Kalea Haran, Deputy Head of Secondary (Teaching and Learning)
  • Mr Neil Smith, Head of Elementary School
  • Mr Douglas Balzer, Assistant Head Of Secondary (Operations)

Duties of the Examination Board

The Examination Board is in charge of the development of examination and assessment procedures, such as developing and facilitating the implementation of procedures to:

  • Ensure the security of examination scripts and answer scripts;
  • Ensure the proper conduct of examinations and assessments;
  • Define and ensure the proper discharge of duties and responsibilities of invigilators and markers;
  • Conduct moderation of examination and assessment marks; and
  • Handle appeals from students with regard to examination or assessment matters. 

 

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Tel: +65 6653 2958 (admissions)
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