Virtual International School

IVA Global Online School has taken online teaching and learning to the next level - a unique and highly engaging 3D virtual school.

In IVA’s 3D virtual school, students and teachers are represented by avatars interacting and behaving as if they were in a physical school.

This is the future of education and IVA is excited to be leading this transformation.

Why IVA Global

IVA Global School is a premium choice for online schooling focusing on meaningful academic connections between students and teachers ensuring the experience is rich with direction within a nurturing and supportive environment.

IVA Global School selects top teachers with exemplary track records. Our student-centred approach is exemplified by our outstanding teachers, remaining goal-oriented and supportive beyond expectations.

The IVA offering goes beyond excellent Academics. The holistic experience manifests itself across five main pillars:






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Introducing the Head of IVA Global School

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John Luis

Head of IVA Global Schools


Member of the Academic Council - Fedisa Fashion School

Since 2010

National Mathematics IEB Examiner

Since 2006

Previous experience

Head - Reddam House Bedfordveiw

2003 - 2008

Senior Deputy Head - Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

2010 - 2015

Head of Academics - ADvTECH Schools

2015 - 2020

I was fortunate to have been taught by several wonderful educators throughout the course of my schooling, but it is a very rare privilege to have a teacher whose impression continues to last more than a decade after graduation and of whom you speak proudly years down the line when relaying tales (mostly hilarious) to new friends and colleagues. Mr Luis (or John, as I now call him) was such a person, and I was fortunate to have him as both Maths teacher and Headmaster between 2004 and 2008...

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Michael Kleynhans

Past Student

past student at IVA Global 3D virtual online home school

As a student in grade 11, I was misunderstood by most of my teachers. This wasn't unusual for me because that's what I was used to throughout school.  My Grade 11 mathematics teacher instructed me to drop to standard grade because she believed I lacked the aptitude for mathematics. Towards the end of my Grade 11 year, I began extra classes with Mr Luis. I passed mathematics on higher grade and was fortunate to get him as a mathematics teacher in Grade 12. Mr Luis took the time...

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Dr Reza

Past Student

past student at IVA Global 3D virtual online home school

Mr. Luis was my mathematics teacher throughout my matriculation at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG). I entered OWLAG from amongst the most under-resourced primary schools of my admission class. This meant that I was both at a relative academic disadvantage while being newly inducted to the level of academic rigour of a private South African high school. With all the odds stacked against me, I graduated high school as one the top students in...

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Bongeka Zuma

Past Student

past student at IVA Global 3D virtual online home school

Our Curriculum

Our academics offering extends from Year R/Kindergarten (5-year-olds) through to IEB Year 12 and British GCSE and AS Levels.

IVA Global Online School has students enrolled across the globe. It is for this reason that our preschool Foundation Phase and Senior Primary curricula are aligned to international best standards, with particular focus on blending together the British and South African IEB curricula. 

The IVA curriculum allows students in the Senior High School choice with regards to how they exit their schooling years. From Year 10, students can select one of the following pathways:

1. British GCSE and AS Levels

2. South African IEB (Independent Examinations Board)

3. International Secondary Certificate - available to international students outside of South Africa.

Please download IVA's info pack for more details on our philosophy and subjects offered.

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