Barbara Bergström honoured with medal

Barbara Bergström honoured with medal

Pictured: The founder of Internationella Engelska Skolan, Barbara Bergström, received the Royal Patriotic Society's medal and diploma for "Education and Formation", at a solemn gathering in Stockholm on 16 September. The award was presented by the society's chairman Erik Norberg, pictured here with Barbara Bergström.

Kungliga Patriotiska Sällskapet recognised the contribution that Barbara Bergström has made to Swedish education during a ceremony in Stockholm

During a ceremony on 16 September Barbara Bergström, founder of IES, was presented with the Fostrargärningsmedalj from Kungliga Patriotiska Sällskapet (Swedish Royal Patriotic Society Medal for Education and Formation). This was announced in June.

During the ceremony Mrs Bergström gave a speech in Swedish about what “Fostran” means, which you can read here: