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18 January 2018

San Jose, Costa Rica, January 15, 2018 - Inspired, a leading global operator of premium schools, announced that Blue Valley School (BVS) in San Jose, Costa Rica, will join its international family of schools. Blue Valley School was founded by Mrs. Maria Cristina de Urbina in 1989 and provides outstanding international education to over 800 students in San Jose.

The addition of BVS will expand Inspired’s presence to over 30 schools in 11 countries, providing premium education to over 24,000 students and will enable BVS students and staff to benefit from the support of world-leading educational experts and access to state of the art learning platforms. BVS will continue to be under the strong leadership of Mrs. de Urbina and Inspired will look to bring its global best practices to make the school the best in the region.

Nadim M Nsouli, Founder & Chairman of Inspired, commented, "We look forward to welcoming the students, parents and staff of BVS into our international family of schools. We believe this represents an exciting development for both Inspired and BVS and look forward to working with Mrs. de Urbina and the Senior Leadership Team to build upon the schools' impressive history of providing families in Costa Rica with a world class international education."

Mrs. de Urbina, Founder of BVS, stated, “We are excited to join the Inspired community of schools that will provide multiple opportunities for growth for BVS’s teachers and students. This partnership with Inspired positions BVS at the forefront of international education in the region and we look forward to working with Inspired’s leading global educators for the benefit of our students and community.”


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