Globeducate expands presence in Portugal

in News · 27-11-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments

Nobel International School Algarve Lagoa and Almancil, members of the international schools groups, Globeducate, has announced further growth of the network with the newly acquired IPS (International Preparatory School) in Lisbon.

This move develops the group´s presence in Portugal and connects international schools here with more than 50 others across Europe, Asia and North America.

IPS, established in 1982, in Cascais, has 300 children and is popular with both Portuguese and non-Portuguese families with primary age children, has 40 nationalities currently represented, and a specialist in Primary and Pre-Primary in the district of Lisbon and municipality of Cascais. It is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and delivers the National Curriculum of England.

CEO of Globeducate Portugal and UK, and Head of School of Nobel International School Algarve since 2016, Mike Farrer, said: “I have been immensely impressed with the dedication of the teachers at IPS and the quality of education there. I look forward to working closely with the team there, led by Lars and also Headmaster Robert Taylor, and to introducing them to our other Globeducate schools and to colleagues here in the Algarve. I am delighted that everyone at IPS is looking forward to future collaboration with colleagues in the group and I am sure that once normal life and travel resumes we will be planning regular exchanges and competitions between our primary schools in the Algarve and in Lisbon.”

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