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On any given day on this magical 20 acres just off the Indian Ocean in Southeast Africa our students, faculty, and staff are nourished by the remarkable energy that a community with a common purpose generates. Dig deeper. Learn more about what resonates so powerfully for those who make up the AISM community.

Our Dynamic Community…

51

Nations

100%

Applicants received one or more offers to a college of choice

8:1

Student-teacher ratio

16

Community Connection Projects

90%

International Baccalaureate pass rate

1030

After School Activities participants

Composed of...

"We have a huge amount of school spirit, we always win fair play when we travel. We are the best team for spirit."

Max Frontiera 
Grade 8

“I really love the support of teachers and the clean environment.”

Zara Lüscher 
Grade 5

 

“I really like AISMs Buffalo spirit. Just like buffalos we roam together as one. I really like the energy and enthusiasm that the school has.”

Sanjana Lyall 
Grade 8

 

“Playing in the drama center. I like dressing up as a princess.”

Rayah Craig
ELC 4

 

“I like PE because I am a sports person. I do all kinds of sports. I just love to do a lot of sports, I am an active person.”

Makai Greenberg
Grade 2

 

“The ability to welcome and integrate newcomers into the school, to make them feel at home at such a fast pace.”

Jules Battaglia
Grade 10

 

“I like the people- I think the community and the students are really open and accepting. They are very nice and welcoming to newcomers.”

Ian Rein
Grade 10

 

“The value that AISM has is a deeper learning in a conceptual field that we get to go through. Deeper in to topics, more concepts, relating to real world problems.”

Rylan Robb
Grade 9

 

“I really think that over the past 22 years AISM has been fertile ground where people can grow. Whether it was students growing, teachers growing or inspirational ideas growing.”

Colleen Fletcher
Secondary School Principal

 

I think that being in Mozambique, and having a school that is thriving and finding its personality there are a lot of opportunities for growth and for learning.”

Sascha Heckmann
Director

 

“A school where our  learners are empowered with voice, choice and ownership to self-direct their learning, to pursue their passions and interests.”

Joseph Buscemi
Primary School Principal

 

“Students make you feel welcome, wherever you are from, whatever you look like, whoever you are.”

Joana Batista
Grade 12

 

“AISM has programs such as student leadership and other communities where students can make decisions and create change by themselves.”

Guillerme Zandamela
Grade 12

 

“We are pushing boundaries, we are innovative and we are constantly seeking to be the best school we can be for ourselves, our learners, our community and Africa.”

Kylie Bridges Grade 5
Classroom Teacher

 

“I feel like the staff and the families and the students all pull together, including the outer community, to be one. It is a great feeling.”

Marlo Frontiera
Secondary School Counselor

 

“I am grateful to be part of such a highly  motivated learning community. Our location in Mozambique is both culturally and naturally spectacular.”

Nick Lane
Secondary School Humanities and Science Teacher

 

“I like the students attitudes towards school. They see it as valuable.”

Cameron Sloan
Secondary School Maths Teacher

 

“Here I get to grow multiculturally and appreciate the connections I have daily with my learners and coworkers.”

Monica Vega Morales
Head Librarian

 

 

“All things that we do in the community, start at the school and the communities around the school. We start local then we go national and then international.”

Sarah Mulford
Secondary School Humanities Teacher

 

“I like the opportunities for learning for everyone, diversity and international mindedness.”

Greg Escande
Secondary School French Teacher

 

“I enjoy the campus because it is natural with the birds and trees. The family vibe is fantastic and it has a strong sense of community.”

Zoe Roles
Grade 1 Classroom Teacher

 

Our connections to the outside community continue to grow and to develop as we strive for greater connections- which I think is an important aspect of who we are.”

Brooks Lüscher
ELC Classroom Teacher

 

“I love the small classes and the fact that the kids all know each other really well. They work very well together. There is a real sense of community among the students and faculty.”

Nancy Teskey
Secondary School Music Teacher

 

“I really love that the kids and teachers can really just be themselves- they are accepted for who they are.”

Patrizia Fernandes
Secondary School English Teacher

 

“AISM is a place that respects and stays committed to the highly professional and dedicated teachers. It is so special in terms of the diversity that we have on campus.”

Sandeep Lyall
Secondary School Humanities Teacher/ TOK Coordinator

 

“We have gone from being just a small school to finding our footing to becoming an amazing place for our learners and an amazing place for our teachers and educators to work at.”

Lee Clagnaz
Activities Director

 

“AISM allows each child to create their own learning path in a way that they can be challenged to try things that are new.”

Nicola Cloutier
Board Chair

 

“It is a very organised school, and it is a school that changed my life a lot.”

Eminencia Tivane
Security Guard

 

“We interact with different people with various nationalities.”

Nely Matsinhe
Human Resources Assistant

 

“I like this school because it is clean, has good teachers and good workers.”

Alice Macandza
Security Guard

 

“The interaction with all the diverse cultures we have here is really good, and it helps a lot with personal growth.”

Herminio Dualia
Maintenance Manager

 

It is impressive how teachers are always striving to make this a great school and so focused on giving our learners an education that will make them great citizens.”

Sylvia de Lima
Executive Assistant of the Director

 

AISM is the embodiment of a herd. It is not just our mascot, it’s our mentality. Our big kids take care of our small kids,our community comes together.”

Jean Marie Hussey
PTA Chair

Who...

Celebrate Humanity

Cultivate Grit

Inspire Curiosity

Embody Integrity

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