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News | 12 June 2023

An Incredible Language Journey at IES Växjö

It was a bittersweet farewell as students at IES Växjö bid adieu to their German friends from Goethe Schule Harburg school in Hamburg, Germany, marking the end of an extraordinary language program that transcended borders. Laughter, songs, and growth were the hallmarks of this incredible journey, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all involved.


United in diversity, students from IES Växjö and Goethe Schule Harburg come together, building bridges of friendship and knowledge.

At IES Växjö, students are given the unique opportunity to choose an extra modern foreign language to explore. With options including German, French, and Spanish, students embark on a linguistic adventure that broadens their horizons and fosters a deeper understanding of different cultures.

The program's crowning achievement lies in the presence of exchange students, who play a pivotal role in facilitating language exchanges among the students. This collaboration not only enhances language proficiency but also cultivates valuable social skills. By creating an environment where students can thrive, the exchange students from Goethe Schule Harburg contribute to the development of their peers, enabling them to reach their full potential.

As the program reached its culmination, heartfelt appreciation poured forth from all corners. The exceptional guidance of Daniela, the remarkable German teacher at IES Växjö, and the invaluable contributions of the exchange students from Goethe Schule Harburg, bridged paths and opened doors for students' language learning endeavors. Additionally, the talented kitchen staff, Jesper and Saska, wowed everyone with their culinary masterpieces, leaving students in awe and providing a delightful backdrop to their language learning experiences.

Every student's infectious smile and tireless efforts played an integral part in making this journey a resounding success. The friendships forged during this time extend beyond geographical boundaries, reminding everyone that goodbyes are merely the birth of lifelong connections.

At IES Växjö, the belief in the transformative power of language learning is unwavering. This program not only instils language skills but also fosters a sense of camaraderie and adventure that will propel students towards countless new experiences.

As the chapter concludes, we reflect on the magic of friendship and the countless memories created during this language journey. The impact of this program, with the participation of Goethe Schule Harburg and the dedicated team at IES Växjö, will continue to resonate within the hearts and minds of those involved, leaving an enduring legacy of cross-cultural understanding and lifelong connections.

For more information about the language programs at IES Växjö and how it helps the child to reach their full potential, please contact us at