Alun Cooper appointed Headmaster of International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC)

Headmaster of International School HCMCThe Board of Management from International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) proudly announces the appointment of Alun Cooper as the new Headmaster. Mr. Cooper brings to ISHCMC extensive experience in leading top schools around the world. In the last two years, Alun Cooper served as the Headmaster of Antwerp International School in Belgium. Previous to that, Mr. Cooper worked in Vietnam for five years as the Head of School for the United Nations International School in Hanoi.

With over 36 years experience in the education sector, Mr. Cooper has built his successful track record in school management by collaborating closely with staff, teachers and parents. He believes all students can excel if they are challenged in the context of a safe and caring school community that values them as individuals. Building on his experience, he plans to work closely with teachers and staff of ISHCMC to improve its management, academic standards and support students. His unbridled focus is to develop the best education environment for students.

ISHCMC has been serving the Saigon community for over 18 years. Today, the school has over 1,000 students, aged 2 to 18 years, from over 40 nationalities. ISHCMC is accredited as the only “IB World School” in Ho Chi Minh City, providing the International Baccalaureate program for primary school, middle years, and IB Diploma.

Mr. Cooper has a Master’s Degree in Design and Education Management from the University of Southampton, England and a Certificate in English, Biology and Education from the University of Wales, Bangor Normal College.

About the International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC)

ISHCMC, one of the leading international schools in Vietnam, is a private, non-denominational, international school for expatriate and Vietnamese children. Established in 1993, ISHCMC was the first international school to open in Ho Chi Minh City and provides the full International Baccalaureate programme curriculum from preschool to Grade 12.

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