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Press release


24 September 2018

Portugal, September 21, 2018 – Inspired, a leading operator of premium schools in Europe, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America, is proud to announce that it has partnered with PaRK International School (PaRK IS). 

PaRK IS ( opened its doors 15 years ago as a Daycare centre and has grown steadily ever since, teaching children the skills and providing them with the tools to become bilingual, curious, collaborative, caring, autonomous and agile learners, while achieving their personal best in a fast moving world. Its mission – to guide and inspire students to be successful and happy in their adult lives – reflects PaRK IS passion for education, innovation and technology. Now the largest international school in Portugal, PaRK IS strives to have a global impact in the field of education and is recognised for its exclusive and innovative pedagogical models, focused on project work, digital education and a very strong transdisciplinary curriculum. The school’s personalised approach to holistic learning where students are encouraged to discover their unique strengths and passions, along with its culture and ethics, is aligned to the Inspired educational philosophy. 

“PaRK IS, which is providing a superb international education in its own thriving community to international and local families will now be able to benefit from the support of world-leading educational experts and access to state of the art learning platforms that being part of Inspired’s global network will bring. We are delighted to welcome them - their students, teachers and parents – into the wider family of Inspired schools and look forward to working in partnership with Barbara and her senior leadership team in next phase of PaRK IS’ growth,” stated Nadim M Nsouli, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Inspired. 

Barbara Lancastre, Founder and Director of PaRK International School stated, "We are delighted to have officially joined a group with which we had an incredible fit from the very beginning. Inspired will enhance PaRK IS’ mission and will give us the confidence to move forward and continue growing, knowing that we are delivering the best education to our students. Being part of Inspired is a dream come true! We have built a school with a strong mission that welcomes both local families and international families, but now we can offer a higher level of education quality and top facilities with the best support we could have ever imagined.” Lancastre added, “Academic excellence has always been an important driver for PaRK IS, and the Inspired Group was therefore a natural choice to support the continued growth of the school from an educational, cultural, technological, athletic and human perspective.” 

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