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What do former pupils of Agora Lledó IS think?

Educating people who are prepared to achieve their dreams, and who have a capacity for personal and academic self-improvement, within the context of an education based on values”. This is the educational philosophy at Agora Lledó International School. The School is aware that results come from the efforts, integrity and dedication of a great team whose main objective is to educate true citizens of an ever-changing, globalised and highly competitive world, for which pupils of Agora Lledó International School, whatever they decide, will be prepared. This is how some of the school’s former pupils have reflected on their time here.

alejandra omaña

“In my opinion, studying at Lledó has offered me things which, otherwise, I would have taken longer to acquire, or just wouldn’t have achieved. For example, now that I am at university, I really notice the influence of the methodology applied here, so the change has not come as a shock to me and, in fact, it surprises me to see that my classmates struggle with things that here were part of day-to-day life, such as pieces of work with a suitable bibliography, or on a more open topic. Above all, I am glad that the theory I learnt here had more practical applications, and that there was rarely only one correct response, so that I didn’t have to memorise, but learn. This is something which I now find incredibly useful.”

Alejandra Omaña, former pupil of Agora Lledó International School

 

marcos vidal

“The experience I had at Lledó International School throughout my academic studies has allowed me to develop study strategies and habits which have given me excellent results. Furthermore, having the opportunity to study the International Baccalaureate enabled me to acquire critical thought, which today is vital. The constant work by the teachers at the school boosted the intelligences that we all possess, and allowed us to develop new ones. In my case, it enabled me to set my own goals and to reach the objective that I chose for myself. Right now, I am studying the university degree which I chose. And what’s more important, I believe that the school has educated me to be an ethically responsible and socially active person. Without doubt, I would recommend this school to anyone.”

Marcos Vidal, former pupil of Agora Lledó International School

 

nacho criado

“I am in my second year of Aerospace Engineering at Ohio State University. The first year was very difficult but I was able to finish it with very good academic results (3 out of 4 average). This University is one of the 40 best in the world rankings and one of the 15 best for the degree I am studying. I am here, among other things, thanks to the International Baccalaureate which I studied at school. The admissions process was very difficult and an international point scale like the IB helped me a lot.”

Nacho Criado, former pupil of Agora Lledó International School

 

maria caro

“I know that without effort and dedication it is impossible to achieve what we set out to, but if you also find in your teachers people who know how to motivate you and stimulate that capacity, the result is hugely positive, that’s why I want to express my thanks from here for the support and dedication of all my teachers at Lledó School and in particular, to my tutors Ángela and Ester who knew how to motivate me to be able to achieve what I wanted to.”

María Caro, former pupil of Agora Lledó International School

International Baccalaureate, a global education

In a global education, it is vital to have a qualification which incorporates and transmits values on an international level. With the International Baccalaureate (IB), this is definitely the case. The majority of our schools, known as IB World Schools, are authorised to teach this qualification. In this way, we promote the international education that our students need and that the current context demands.

 

What is the IB?
The International Baccalaureate is a programme of study which offers a number of advantages. The curriculum incorporates a variety of good practices, which make pupils aware of the importance of taking care of the environment, and about the international community, and encourage them to develop critical and independent thought.

 

Furthermore, this qualification lays the foundation for pupils to access the world’s most prestigious universities. In fact, IB students can be confident in their ability to succeed in university studies. This programme offers an academic challenge, with final exams, which incorporates three core units: Theory of Knowledge, Creativity, Activity and Service, and the Extended Essay, as well as optional subjects designed to guarantee their study of language, social sciences and science.

 

International Baccalaureate students develop a set of unique skills, which are vital for an international degree. They acquire and develop cultural awareness, fluency in a second language, independent thought, rigorous analytical skills, team work and social commitment. All this enables students to communicate effectively with people from different cultures and countries, and fosters a sense of respect and tolerance.

 

What are the benefits for pupils?

  • They learn to think independently and to take control of their own learning.
  • They participate in education programmes which enable them to study at the best universities worldwide.
  • They develop their cultural sensitivity through learning a second language.
  • They learn to work and get along with other people in an ever-changing, globalised world.

 

The IB programme aims to teach students to be thoughtful and critical, and develop a proactive attitude towards their studies and a love of learning which will last their whole lives. The pupils show curiosity, they take responsibility as citizens and display an open mentality towards other cultures and opinions.

 

The most prestigious universities worldwide show a great interest in pupils who obtain the diploma programme thanks to their capacity for work and their levels of effort as well as their values as people.

 

The International Baccalaureate offers pupils a world as big as they want it to be!