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The International School of Kuala Lumpur

Dear families,

Welcome to our school. ISKL’s culture embodies care and empathy, collective efficacy around student learning, and high expectations of oneself and others. As an inclusive school, we deeply believe in each student’s value and our responsibility to provide them with individualized pathways towards becoming successful, spirited, and socially responsible global citizens. Our focus on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) is an essential component of our inclusion learning journey and we are committed to creating a safe and courageous school culture through reflection and learning about the value of DEIJ, challenging biases, and taking action against discrimination. 

Our students model the skills and dispositions embedded in our mission, vision, and school-wide learning results. They think creatively, reason critically, and communicate effectively to ensure their future readiness. From an early age ISKL students develop and are nurtured in the key cognitive, social, and emotional skills they need for success in life. We support students transitioning into ISKL, during their time at ISKL, and as they transition to the next phase of their learning journey.

Data from our current and former students, and from our accreditation agencies, highlight ISKL’s uniqueness as a place that promotes student well-being and provides them with experiences they cherish throughout their lives. Our competitive results in the International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement and a range of standardized assessments reflect the commitment of our community toward learning.

Our top-class international faculty are experts in their fields, inspired educators, and forward thinkers. Educational research confirms that students progress faster when they are interested and engaged in learning. At ISKL, we believe that learning is a natural process. Our faculty provide a stimulating, caring, and appropriately challenging environment, enabling all students to be all they are.

ISKL’s commitment to life-long learning is reflected in the nature, diversity and quality of its programs. We are proud of our world-class sustainability and service projects, our local and regional athletic participation, and our arts and forensics programs. Through these innovative programs our students develop voice and identity.

Our state-of-the-art, award winning campus is designed for the future of learning. We invite you to join ISKL and experience the commitment of our community in shaping this caring, inclusive, and rigorous institution.

Rami Madani
Head of School – The International School of Kuala Lumpur

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Rami is the Head of School and has been with ISKL since 2009. He is an educational leader with over 25 years of experience in international schools in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Rami’s expertise in learning, leadership, and governance is recognized across the Asia Pacific, where he has provided strategic consultancy services for international schools and educational conferences. He was previously Director of Learning at ISKL, a position held for seven years. Previous roles as Head of Secondary School at Ecole Mondiale, Mumbai, India, and positions such as Curriculum Coordinator, Dean, and IB teacher, ensure Rami has a comprehensive understanding of the needs of 21st-century learners. Rami holds a BSc in Mathematical Sciences (Hons), and an MA in Education.