- We have high academic expectations of all of our students and know that a safe and orderly school environment is a prerequisite for helping students to achieve their full potential. We make a difference for our students at our schools every day. It is very positive that researchers can now prove the effect that IES has on students’ school results. I am particularly pleased that the report shows that this applies to all students regardless of background.
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 28 000 students attend our 39 schools around the country.
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