• To understand Italian culture, including history, literature, music and films.

  • To sharpen cognitive and life skills.

  • To improve your opportunity of being admitted to Italian Universities or Graduate Schools.

  • To  improve  employment opportunities.

  • To make travelling to Italy easier and more enjoyable.

  • To make new, interesting and lifelong friends. 

Our teachers are experienced and are regularly brought up to date with the latest developments in the teaching of Italian language and Culture. The quality of the teaching is regularly assessed by the Education Officer of the Italian Consulate General.


The SDA prepares students for two types of examinations:

1) the National Senior Certificate (Matric)

2) the PLIDA certification exams, (Level A1, A2, B1 and B2). Recognized by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, thus facilitating enrolment of foreign students at Italian Universities.

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