Alexandria International Academy is founded on a set of principles outlined in our philosophy. We believe that AIA is more than a school; it is a learning community comprised of teachers, students and parents.
At Alexandria International Academy your child will grow and develop to their full potential within a multicultural environment and under the guidance and love of accredited, inspirational educators from across the world.
International education programs form the core of Alexandria International Academy’s drive to developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people. To ensure continued quality of education and adherence to international standards, Alexandria International Academy aims to become the first and only International Baccalaureate School (IB) in Alexandria.
We believe that our values and programs reinforced with parent involvement create a community of learning that develops knowledgeable individuals who are caring and tolerant of others.
To ensure children develop to their full potential, Alexandria International Academy continuously assesses their achievements and encourages parent involvement. Alexandria International Academy believes in the following essential practices:
Children are taught to draw back on their own personal experiences and heritage as a fundamental part of the learning process. Vygotsky defined learning as “the creation of meaning that occurs when an individual links new knowledge with existing knowledge” (Williams and Woods, 1997). By allowing children to test and refine their understanding, they are able to create a deeper understanding of academic subjects and their own personal experiences and lives.
Alexandria International Academy encourages children to see through the boundaries between traditional subjects and make connections across them, while relating what they learn to life. In doing so, children learn valuable social, communication, thinking, research, and self-management skills.
Alexandria International Academy prepares children for a diverse world teaching them how to communicate across traditional boundaries by fostering language skills and multiculturalism.
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