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Governance at AISCT

Governance at AISCT

The American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) is a private, independent, and not-for-profit organization, and sound governance is fundamental to the success of the school. We have a diverse learning community where we aim to provide students with the opportunities and confidence they need to positively impact the world. AISCT is overseen by a […]

Welcome Letter from the Head of School

By: Dr Daniel Jubert, AISCT Head of School Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year at AISCT! I am thrilled to be back for my 8th year as Head of School of this incredible community. As we embark on our 26th year, I am filled with anticipation for what lies ahead. The past few years have […]

Learning at AISCT: Learning through service

In earlier blogs, we spent some time thinking about and defining what learning means at the American International School of Cape Town (AISCT).  This is how we define learning: Learning is the lifelong, dynamic process of acquiring and reflecting on knowledge and skills to make meaning in novel and authentic situations. Often we default to thinking that most […]

Reflecting On Diversity And Inclusion At AISCT

The American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) is a diverse learning community providing students the opportunity and confidence to positively impact the world. Our focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) has strengthened in recent years, and our Head of School, Dr. Daniel Jubert, recently reflected on the work being done. Diversity in […]

Our 25th Anniversary Year

As we bring the year to a close, we want to reflect on what a fantastic year this, our 25th Anniversary year, has been. We started the year with our inaugural Welcome Back Gala. Our International Day celebration was one of the biggest and most successful events in our history. Both of these events were […]

A Primary School Near You

The American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) is situated in Constantia within the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and are endorsed as an independent school by the Western Cape Education Department. We cater to students from as young as two years old […]

Learning at AISCT: What is Innovation Term?

Each year, in the last term of the year, the American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) hosts Innovation Term. This 12-day program is project-based learning at its best. The projects and programs range from work experience at local companies to experiential trips in Southern Africa. Students can select one of the projects offered by […]

Back to School

Welcome back, AISCT! We are excited to start the 2022-2023 school year which marks our 25th year anniversary! What started out in 1997 with 18 students in a house in Rondebosch is now one of the oldest and largest international schools in the Western Cape, South Africa. Students joined us back at school at The […]

Congratulations to the AISCT Class of 2022

This year’s graduating class consisted of 27 seniors from 17 countries. For our seniors, the past four years have been challenging. What started out as a normal 10th-grade experience quickly turned upside down, and only in the past few months have we returned to a more normalized environment. Seniors experienced an incredible juxtaposition between the […]

What Makes a Great Teacher

At the American International School of Cape Town (AISCT) we believe that a passionate, caring, patient, supportive, experienced educator is the greatest external factor that makes learning possible. The faculty at AISCT form a diverse group, coming from over 15 different countries. Most join AISCT with previous international teaching experience and they understand what working […]