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Home learning


In a recent interview for the blog of The Pie, a reference in international education, Globeducate Chief of Education, Daniel Jones, reflects on the rapid transition we have experienced towards home learning and how the previous experience of the educational group, with prestigious online schools in Canada or France and centers in Rome and Milan, […]

Globeducate and WWF collaboration

Communication Values

An exciting partnership between Globeducate and WWF will impact on the education of more than 25,000 young people and their wider communities. Globeducate is one of the leading K-12 international schools’ groups in the world, with more than 50 schools in 10 countries, and has launched a global agenda for change: an agenda that prepares […]

Creative and Expressive Education

Art News

Solo Boadilla magazine has published an article on the educational revolution that has been embraced by Agora Madrid International School, alongside an innovative group of top international schools worldwide. The school is committed to positioning creative and expressive arts at the heart of our curriculum, offering our students a broad range of opportunities to explore […]

SAT Examination Centre


Agora International School Madrid has obtained the official authorisation to be an examination centre for the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), key for university admission in the United States. In this way, the School obtains exclusivity as an examination centre for Agora Madrid students and students from other schools, showing evidence of its global preparation and […]

Welcome to Globeducate


NACE Schools was founded in 1972 and since then it has seen consistent expansion. Starting in Spain, our network has spread across Europe, Canada, India and most recently Malaysia. We now have more than 50 schools in 10 countries, educating more than 25,000 students. We are truly a global network and a leader in international […]

Eco-Schools Programme

News Values

Agora International School Madrid has recently joined the Eco-Schools programme, a global project developed by the Asociación de Educación Ambiental (the Association for Environmental Education or ADEAC) and the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), designed to promote sustainability in education.  The programme rewards Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools that have focused on developing a clearly […]

Head Pupil Leadership Event

Academic Events

Agora International School Madrid students Alba and Silvia, who are following the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), tell us about their experiences at the Head Pupil Leadership Event, held this month at Stonar school in the United Kingdom. Stonar and Agora International School Madrid both belong to the NACE international schools’ group, and this […]

Certificate of Quality S+


For Agora International School Madrid the safety of our students is a priority. It is for this reason that we underwent a voluntary audit by the National Association for Child Safety for them to evaluate our facilities and procedures in compliance with their strict criteria. As a result, Agora International School Madrid has been awarded the […]

PISA Tests 2018

Academic News

Agora International School Madrid has achieved excellent results in the PISA Tests (The Programme for International Student Assessment). The School has obtained a score well above the Spanish average, beating even Singapore, the leading country in the last PISA Report. Until May 31st, Spanish schools are carrying out the official tests to update the next […]

New school year 2017-2018


This is going to be a very special year at Agora International School Madrid. Eva Ponte takes charge of the school, after having held various leadership roles here. She leads a fantastic and very motivated teaching and staff team. The new headteacher is very excited about this challenge and notes, “My experience in educational change, […]

Music education

Academic Music

Music is a universal language which all human beings possess and understand without needing to study it. We use it to express ourselves and communicate, and it can cause us to feel a range of emotions and feelings. At NACE Schools (Agora International Schools, St George’s and Areteia in Spain, EIB Paris in France, and Stonar in the United Kingdom), […]

PISA tests 2017

Academic News

Agora International School Madrid achieved results that significantly exceeded the average results for Spanish schools and those of Japan, the highest country in the world ranking. The school’s results in Reading and Mathematics were outstanding.   Ágora International School Madrid achieved fantastic results in the Program for the International Assessment of Students (PISA) tests, far […]

Theatre and dance school

Academic Art

Just like other schools in the NACE Schools group, Agora International School Madrid offers its pupils an education which goes beyond traditional teaching, with innovative activities and experiences which help them to achieve their dreams. One great example of this is the Agora International Víctor Ullate Roche Villaviciosa de Odón Performing Arts School, a theatre […]

New school year 2016-2017


The Head of School, Ms Isabel Palacios, welcomes the school community at the start of the new academic year, highlighting the quality of teaching and learning and providing an update on the progress of the Gavea Project.   September has arrived, and with it, the return to school! Another year on, Agora International School Madrid […]

Study on holidays


The summer arrives, schedules change and as a result, studying during the holidays can be difficult. Experts estimate that our mathematics level decreases by an average of 2.6 months and our reading ability by 2 months. To avoid this, it is important that children rest and disconnect but at the same time, remain mentally active. […]

PISA tests 2016

Academic News

Students at Agora Madrid achieved outstanding results in this year’s PISA tests. These tests provide an international academic performance indicator by comparing results from schools located throughout more than 70 countries worldwide. This year our students performed significantly higher than the Spanish average and higher than the average results for all other OECD countries

Charity event “Gotas por Niger”

Events Sports Values

In collaboration with UNICEF, Agora Madrid organised a charity fun run for “Gotas por Niger” (Drops for Nigeria) in which students, families and friends were invited to participate, raising money in aid of bringing water and education to children in Nigeria.

First Academic Olympics

Academic Events

Agora International School Madrid was host to the very first Academic Olympics: science and maths Olympics which took place from the 2nd to the 5th of February, with the participation of NACE Schools from Spain, the UK and France. This was an experience which encouraged both the international and collaborative spirit and the educational excellence […]

Flipped Classroom


What is the Flipped Classroom? Many of you will be wondering just what the “Flipped Classroom”, also known as the “inverted or backwards classroom”, is. It’s a pedagogical model which reverses the traditional classroom. In this technique, pupils learn online at home using material provided by their teacher, and then consolidate these concepts in the […]

International Baccalaureate


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 […]

Sporting Event – Round II!

Events Sports

For the second year in a row, the two Nace schools in Madrid, Agora International and Areteia School, met to enjoy a day of sporting activity. Following the success of last year’s event at Areteia’s sports centre, this year’s repeat performance was held at Agora International Madrid, and as expected, didn’t disappoint! Although the day […]

Alberto Sánchez, passion for sport

Sports Values

Alberto Sánchez, Physical Education teacher for 5th and 6th Primary, Secondary and Baccalaureate, as well as sports coordinator and extracurricular tennis and basketball teacher at Agora International School Madrid, talks to us about sporting excellence, one of the key pillars of the NACE Schools educational project. With a degree in Physical Education from the Universidad […]

The Responsible Education programme

Academic Values

On 25 July the Botín Foundation published the list of schools in the Community of Madrid that have been selected to participate in the Responsible Education programme, which is open to schools located in the Madrid region. Responsible Education is an educational programme that involves a commitment to the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development […]

A visit to the ONCE Foundation


On the morning of Wednesday 12 June students in Year 4 at Agora International Madrid’s primary department visited the ONCE Foundation’s guide dog training facility in Boadilla del Monte. This is the only centre of its type in Spain and the staff there are responsible for choosing, caring for and training guide dogs for the […]

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