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About Us

Welcome to Vision Valley School, where the journey of education is as unique as the story behind its creation. Our school, founded by the visionary couple Gavin and Rhoda Jordaan from South Africa, is more than just a place of learning—it's a community rooted in Christian values, dedicated to providing quality education on the picturesque island of Madagascar.

Our Story:

Back in the 1990s, Gavin and Rhoda Jordaan discovered a calling during their visits to Madagascar with their local South African church. They recognized a need for quality education on the island, sparking the vision to establish a junior school and a church. In 1999, they courageously relocated to Madagascar, and in 2000, the seeds of education were planted at the Jordaan home in Androhibe, Antananarivo. From humble beginnings with just their two children and one other child, the school has flourished into a vibrant community of over 230 students representing more than 14 different nationalities and spanning from preschool to grade 12.

Our Approach:

At Vision Valley School, our medium of instruction is English, complemented by French as a second language and Malagasy as conversational studies. We believe in dynamic education, employing interactive teaching, collaborative learning, and project-based approaches to create an engaging and participatory learning environment that nurtures creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork among our diverse student community.

We are registered with the local education department, undergo regular government inspections, and are governed by a dedicated board of directors. Our financial support comes from school fees, the Jordaan Family Trust, and generous donations from parents and well-wishers.

In 2017, Vision Valley School achieved a milestone by receiving approval from Pearson Edexcel, a respected British examination body, allowing us to offer our students IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and A-Level academic qualifications.

Our Mission:

At the heart of Vision Valley School is a commitment to nurturing holistic growth in our students. Our mission is clear—to provide quality education in a stimulating, creative, and secure environment. We aim to inspire young minds to develop a vision and purpose for their lives, equipping them with the life skills and academic excellence needed to pursue careers relevant to developing countries.

Our Values:

  • Student Discipline: Fostering a culture of responsibility and respect.

  • Moral Behavior Based on Christian Principles: Guiding our actions with a foundation of ethical values.

  • Well-Trained Educators: A team dedicated to shaping young minds with passion and expertise.

  • Quality Administration and Management: Ensuring the smooth functioning of every aspect of our school.

  • Secure, Safe Environment: Providing a nurturing space for students to learn and grow.

  • Ongoing Curriculum Assessment and Development: Staying dynamic and relevant in the ever-evolving landscape of education.

Our Impact:

The success stories of Vision Valley School extend far beyond our campus. Graduates have spread their wings and ventured into universities across the globe. From the vibrant cities of Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom to the cultural richness of China, Thailand, Germany, and France, our alumni have embraced diverse educational landscapes. Closer to home, some have pursued higher education in South Africa, Mauritius, and Malaysia.

These journeys underscore the global preparedness instilled in our students, equipping them not only with academic excellence but also with the adaptability and resilience needed to thrive in different cultural and educational environments. As we continue to shape futures at Vision Valley School, we take pride in the far-reaching impact our graduates make on the international stage.

At Vision Valley School, we believe in the transformative power of education, and we invite you to be part of this extraordinary journey with us. Together, let's inspire futures, one student at a time.

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