Alice Forslund, a 13-year old student at IES Johannesberg, was part of the winning team in the Intelligent Homes & Health challenge in the Junior Academy. Her team has competed with another 89 international teams and more than 400 students from around the world.
To speak English "well" is not enough in today's world, writes Ms Barbara Bergström, the American science teacher who founded the English School in 1993.
Young Swedes should acquire a total inner security when speaking English. Our schools offer the best environment for achieving this. An important part of our success is that we provide a secure environment for teaching and learning. Schools should have a calm environment where teachers can teach and students learn.
These founding ideas have laid a solid ground for success. Internationella Engelska Skolan is today the largest free school organization at the compulsory level ("Grundskolan") in Sweden. Some 25 600 students attend our 36 schools around the country.
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