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International School Suva

World Class Citizens ~ Life Long Learners

Key Contacts

 

Head of School / Principal
Mr. Stephen Cathers
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Head of High School: Mrs. Megan Navunisaravi
After a wide range of work  experiences Megan became a secondary teacher in 1996 and has not looked back! She has taught at ISS since 2006 and held a variety of positions which include the Head of Science, IB Diploma Coordinator and Year Coordinator, her teaching focus being in Biology. Her passion is to ensure that the students’ learning experiences help them reach their potential, enabling them to be confident, effective individuals capable of effecting  change. She is very interested in ongoing school improvement and has coordinated the WASC whole school accreditation process in 2008 and the IB Diploma Review in 2010.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Head of Middle School: Mrs. Mere Fong
Mere qualified as a Middle School teacher in 1980 and has taught at ISS for 22 years. During this time she has taught a variety of subjects, mainly English and Social Science. Mere has held a variety of positions including Year Level Coordinator, Head of Department, MYP Coordinator, Supervisor for Educational Testing Services and Head of Middle School. She is also an accredited Tutor for the teacher development course, Teaching ESL students in Mainstream Classrooms, from the Dept of Education, South Australia. Mere currently leads a dynamic team of Middle School teachers, who have embraced the organizational re-structure of the Middle School. She also has overall responsibility for the school newsletter, Talanoa.  Click here to send e-mail

Head of Primary School: Mrs. Rebecca Clentworth
Rebecca has been involved in student learning for the past 20 years and is dedicated to improving student learning and ensuring school programs are striving towards excellence.  Her education beliefs begin with the students, believing each student is unique and exceptional.  Her pedagogic principals are concerned with the development of the whole child, where they are challenged to grow and develop in a supportive and successful environment.  Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Rebecca comes to International School Suva after 10 years in Suzhou China.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Registrar
Mrs. Sera Brown
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Accreditations

International School Suva is accredited by:

 
 Western Association of Schools and Colleges

 

 

International School Suva is affiliated with:

 
 The International Baccalaureate Organization

 

 

  Cambridge International Examinations


 

 

  ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies

 

 

  EducationUSA advising center


 

International School Suva is a member of:

  East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools

 
 
 
 
 

Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at International School Suva. As you may already know, ISS enjoys an excellent reputation for being both a great school and also a great place to work. We offer a competitive package, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance to work with high calibre professionals from around the world.

International School Suva is an independent co-educational school based in Suva, Fiji offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years and Diploma Programmes, the Cambridge IGCSE Programme and the Australian Capital Territory High School curriculum. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and has a current roll of just over 600 students. The students come from 45 different nations with around 20% being Fiji Nationals.

Contact Us

 

International School Suva
Lot 59, Siga Road, Laucala Beach
Suva, Fiji.
Tel: +679 3393 300
Fax +679 3340 017
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Website: www.international.school.fj


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Vision & Mission

Vision

That every ISS student should have the confidence to be themselves, be independent in thought and action, be enterprising and prepared for life as a global citizen. International School Suva will strive to become the premier provider of primary and secondary education in the South Pacific where students will be exposed to a variety of learning experiences of the highest international standards that can assist them to achieve to their maximum potential.


Mission

ISS is committed to rigorous and high academic standards and instillation of ideals of life-long learning and responsible global citizens. We strive to ensure that every student leaves ISS with an international understanding, an ability to think critically, act with compassion, care about themselves and others and display the attributes of School Wide Learner Outcomes.


The ISS School wide Learner Outcomes:


  Inquirers

Acquiring the skills necessary to conduct research and construct meaning, stimulating a love of learning that will be sustained throughout their lives. Demonstrate curiosity and value learning questioning the truth and principle behind concepts.


  Thinkers

Exercising initiative in applying higher level thinking skills critically and creatively to make sound decisions, to solve complex problems and to reflect on findings.


  Communicators

Receiving and expressing ideas and information confidently in more than one language or mode of communication, including the language of mathematical symbols, use of computer technology, and non-verbal modes of communication. Demonstrate effective listening skills. 


  Courageous

Approaching and analysing unfamiliar situations with the confidence required to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. Showing the courage and commitment to articulate and defend their beliefs.


  Knowledgeable

Exploring themes which have global and local relevance and importance, in order to acquire a critical mass of knowledge and skills in a range of significant subject areas.


  Principled

Having a sound grasp of the principles of moral reasoning. Displaying integrity, honesty and a sense of fairness and justice. Advocacy for those unable to speak for themselves and for just causes.


  Caring

Showing sensitivity towards the needs and the feelings of others. Displaying self-respect, self-esteem and being enthusiastically involved in the community. Developing the skills knowledge and compassion to empower others and serve the community.


  Open-minded

Respecting the views, values and traditions of others. Seeking and considering a range of perspectives with sensitivity and tolerance.


  Balanced

Understanding the importance of physical, spiritual and mental balance and personal well-being. Taking action through participating in a wide range of cross-cultural activities including the arts and sport.


  Reflective

Giving thoughtful consideration to learning and analysing personal strengths and weaknesses in a constructive manner.


  Visionary

Picturing different directions, assessing how to move forward using judgement and foresight, wisdom, integrity and perseverance.  Knowing when to be a participant or a spectator.