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The International School of Western Australia is operated by the Australian Association for International Education Incorporated, a not-for-profit association incorporated in the State of Western Australia. 

All parents or guardians of students enrolled at the school are members of the Association. The governing body, or Board of the Association, is comprised of up to 13 representatives of the Perth community who support the vision of the school. The Board’s function is to ensure that the school fulfils its defined purpose of providing excellence in international education in a multicultural environment.

School Board Responsibilities

The International School of Western Australia School Board is responsible for:

  • Setting the strategic direction of the school while upholding its core values, in partnership with the Principal
  • Overseeing the ongoing financial viability of the school, and the efficient management of funds, assets, and operations
  • Ensuring that a policy and compliance framework is in place to enable the school to achieve its goals, whilst complying with its legal obligations

Board sub-committees in the areas of Governance and Finance/Facilities are in place and report regularly to the Board.

Current Board Members

Acting Chair: Mr. Gerrit Gödecke (Parent)

Acting Deputy Chair: Mr Martin Forsyth (Parent)

Acting Treasurer: Mr Geoff Stowe (Parent)

Acting Secretary: Mr Geoff Stowe (Parent)

Mr Jamil al Naser (Parent)

Mrs Kim Edwards (Community)

Mr Ron Gorman (Community)

Mrs Sarah Brolsma (Parent) 

Mr Justin Bytheway (Parent) 

Mr Stuart James (Community) 

Mrs SJ Price (Community) 

Mr Jeff Schmoll (Parent) 

The Principal and two students smiling
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What our teachers say

I love teaching at ISWA because of the open-mindedness of the families and the students’ abilities to share their cultures in the classroom.

Ashleigh Forbes: Pre-Primary

2018 Australian Association for International Education trading as International School of Western Australia CRICOS Provider 02674G