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Three new IES schools announced

Three new IES schools announced

We are happy to announce plans to open three new schools, in Östersund and Upplands Väsby in August 2020, and Södra Änggården in Gothenburg in August 2022.

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Thousands of IES graduates move on to new challenges

Thousands of IES graduates move on to new challenges

As the class of 2019 graduated, more than 3,600 IES students throughout Sweden have been awarded their school diplomas and gleefully thrown their hats into the air.

With laughter, tears and hugs, students bid a fond farewell to each other and their favourite teachers at ceremonies to celebrate their hard work.

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Anna Sörelius Nordenborg appointed new CEO of Internationella Engelska Skolan

Anna Sörelius Nordenborg appointed new CEO of Internationella Engelska Skolan

The board of directors has appointed Anna Sörelius Nordenborg as the new President and CEO of Internationella Engelska Skolan i Sverige Holdings II AB (IES or Internationella Engelska Skolan). She will succeed Cecilia Marlow who has been the Interim President and CEO since 21 January 2019. Cecilia Marlow will continue to serve as a board member of IES. Anna Sörelius Nordenborg will assume the role of CEO on 14 December 2019 at the latest.

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Pythagoras Quest victory for two IES schools

Pythagoras Quest victory for two IES schools

IES students won the gold and silver prizes in national mathematics contest Pythagoras Quest 2019.
While the team from IES Lund won the contest, their counterparts from IES Uppsala took second place. Both teams recorded a perfect score until the decider question, when the fastest team with the right answer won.  On the day, that meant that IES Lund went home with the win.

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Welcome From The Founder

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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We recruit the best teachers from around the world.

Our schools are places where teachers can teach and students can learn.  This is possible  because of the strong emphasis Internationella Engelska Skolan places on creating a safe and calm environment which is conducive to teaching and learning. That environment helps everyone to concentrate on their lessons.

All of our staff pull together to create the best learning environment through the school so that rather than using time and energy to establish the preconditions for learning, our teachers are able to step into the classroom knowing that their lessons will start on time and then run smoothly and without disruption.

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