AIU – Irsyad International School is a reputed school in Alor Setar which follows three core values – God conscious, people centred and excellence driven. The school describes itself as being developed for God and for humanity.
Also known as AIU International School, this centre of learning is a partnership between an institution which is renowned for its charity work and another for its educational excellence. The Albukhary International University shared a long term vision to develop highly inspired future leaders for continuing the purpose of serving humanity.
They seek to provide an outstanding and first class educational experience to all students, and is an especially great opportunity for the young children of Kedah to be exposed to an international quality education. The global perspective at this school is heightened by a caring team of professional expatriates (from a variety of first world nations) who act as academic mentors to the pupils.
This modern school campus is located in the Alor Setar, Kedah, within the recognisable Complex of Syarifah Rokiah, Centre for Knowledge. This complex is considered a centre for learning excellence, designed with keeping in mind active learning spaces that can provide a conducive learning environment for holistic learning and teaching experiences.
The grounds are fully equipped with the latest in state of the art teaching aids and supplementary facilities that support the outdoor activities, sporting requirements, and extra-curricular activities. AIU really emphasises a technologically driven approach, enabled by high quality facilities, and dedicated staff and faculty.
AIU International School teaches a progressive model of Islam to students. It also teaches about social inclusion between Muslims and others and how to bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots. The school strives to provide a global experience to students. It has more than one core programme regarding serving humanity.
AIU has an adopted Cambridge IGCSE international curriculum featuring such subjects as Global Perspectives and Enterprise, to prepare young people to be ready for the world. As part of it’s outlook, this international school will also carry out exchange programmes with other prestigious schools in the region, fostering better ties in the area, at the same time.
AIU – Irsyad International School describes itself as a balanced school which adapts the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum and amalgamate the same with a technology enabled learning environment and Islamic teachings and values. Parents view this school as a well balanced institution for parents who are seeking a holistic approach towards education.
As a 21st century school, the technological pedagogy ensures the student centred advancement of a fun yet purpose driven study environment. AIU International School also aspires to be the example for educational best practices, with everyone including the faculty being constantly upgraded based on feedback from other top performing organisations.
The school provides education at the primary level. It boasts of highly engaging teaching methodology where students learn while having fun. The curriculum is a balance of IGCSE and a religious curriculum which gives students a multi-disciplinary outlook and helps them to appreciate cross-cultural diversity. The school also concentrates actively on character development. This way, the school provides holistic education to each student by engaging them in academics, sports and aesthetic activities.