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Academic & Examination Board

The Stamford Cognita Advisory Board has appointed the following as members of the Academic Board and Examinations Board as required by the Private Education Act.

Eric Sands  Superintendent
Andrew Hancock Deputy Superintendent
Christie Powell Director of Curriculum
Stephen Dexter Secondary School Director
Leslie Mae-Yee Tam Academic Dean
Clare Johnstone Upper Elementary School Principal
Karrie Anne Dietz Lower Elementary School Principal
Michael Day Early Years Principal
Paul Hodgkinson Athletics Director

Academic Board Responsibilities

The Academic Board shall have the following responsibilities:

  • To develop and review the policies and procedures on all academic matters of Stamford, including but not limited to academic quality assurance measures; and
  • To facilitate the implementation of and compliance with such policies.

The Academic Board shall:

  • Develop a set of standards to ensure the academic quality of every course to be offered or provided by Stamford, including but not limited to:
    • The content of the modules or subjects of the course;
    • The duration of the course; and
    • The appropriate entry and graduation requirements;
  • Approve each person to be deployed to teach any course offered or provided by Stamford or any module or subject thereof; after determining that the person possesses the minimum qualifications and experience; and
  • Review the policies and procedures at least once a year.

The Academic Board may comprise various subgroups looking into the academic rigor of courses in different disciplines or subject areas.

Examinations Board Responsibilities

The Examinations Board shall have the responsibility to develop examination and assessment procedures, including but not limited to:

  • The security of examination scripts and answer scripts;
  • The conduct of examinations and assessments;
  • The of duties and responsibilities of invigilators and markers;
  • The moderation of examination and assessment marks; and
  • The handling appeals from students with regard to examination or assessments.

School Managers

Stamford American International School is owned by Stamford American International School Pte Ltd, a Singapore based company which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cognita Asia Holdings.

The Directors of Stamford American International School Pte Ltd are:

  • Mr. Chris Jansen
  • Mr. Brian Rogove
  • Mr. Dean Villa
  • Ms. Angelina Tee
  • Mr. Larry Medina

The Stamford Cognita Advisory Board has appointed Mr. Andrew Hancock as the Stamford EduTrust Management Representative as required by the 2009 Private Education Act.

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