Vietnam Australia International School
About Vietnam Australia International School
Vietnam Australia International School (VAS) is dedicated to teaching an international curriculum for pupils from the ages of 2-18. The school is based across three campuses in Vietnam’s capital Ho Chi Minh. The city of Ho Chi Minh is named for the revolutionary leader being formerly known as Saigon, and has a population of 8.5 million. Students hail from more than 35 countries across the globe, and the school employs over 90 overseas teachers.
Music rooms, Art rooms, Studios, Gyms and laboratories at VAS are designed specifically to suit students and are equipped with high-end professional teaching aids and laboratory equipment. The school is focused on teaching a combination of the Vietnamese National and the Cambridge International education programmes, preparing them to be successful in life and higher education whilst preserving Vietnamese values. The school’s main recruitment period is between January and March.
Marcel van Miert
Values and vision
Having built a strong community of local and international learners, VAS is dedicated to providing a rounded education that can allow every child to achieve their full potential. The school also places focus on academic attainment, and many of its students go on to study at some of the most prestigious universities in the world. In order to maintain the high quality of education VAS has adopted the use of updated teaching methods to provide students with profound cultural and core knowledge alongside practical life skills and life values. The school understands the importance of communication between parents and staff, creating an educational partnership that ensures each child is listened to and able to express any concerns.