The International Academy, the innovative school with an international vocation in Busto Arsizio, celebrates its graduates

BUSTO ARSIZIO, July 28, 2022–To The International Academy, the innovative school with an international vocation that takes children from the age of 3 by the hand and leads them up to the achievement of the higher diploma, this 2022 definitively consecrates itself as the year of the qualitative leap. Confirmation of the umpteenth acceleration produced by the innovativeat the school of Busto Arsizio, iAmong the proven training proposals of ACOF Olga Fiorini, there are many elements, starting from the very high grade average recorded in the most recent high school exams.

Among the guys who crossed the finish line after a four-year journey, two they also achieved the best possible result: Federico Masiero even deserved praise, while Celia Mercedes Griffa took a very special 100, to have graduated not yet seventeen.

But it’s not just high school graduation rates – celebrated with an event at Villa Caproni in Malpensa – to reward the academy’s qualities. “Even in the younger age groups – emphasizes principal Laura Papini –our innovative reality has shown an excellent performance. At our headquarters in via Andrea Costa, we organized some final moments that not only rewarded the very young people’s commitment to study, but also allowed us to celebrate that most of these students decided to continue their studies with us. . The very high level of family loyalty that has grown in recent years is a reason for great pride, confirming the goodness of the choice made in 2019 to unite the then individual international educational experiences (nursery, elementary school, middle school and Liceo ). Quadrennial) in a single and coordinated reality, precisely The International Academy that generates an improvement that is much appreciated ».

However, the results achieved by the school, conceived and led by the managers Mauro and Cinzia Ghisellini, did not satisfy the constant tendency to introduce new things. So much so that in September another high school debuts in via Varzi, alongside Innovation, which for ten years has been an avant-garde element in the context of provincial schools. The newborn is called Liceo Scientifico Quadriennale PLUS, which will push the teaching of STEM disciplines (science, technology, mathematics and engineering), will utilize the latest generation laboratories for computer science, science and physics and will also offer insight into the biomedical field. A doubled offer, always with a diploma that can be reached a year earlier than the classic five-year cycles and constantly with special attention to the teaching of foreign languages, starting from English but subsequently introducing Spanish or French, without forgetting the existence of courses extra school in Russian, Chinese and German.

«From the beginning – principal Laura Papini emphasizes – this school has tried to be a step forward in forming new generations who are prepared and aware. The project has been imitated almost everywhere in Italy, precisely because of the effectiveness it was able to demonstrate, when few still believed it was possible to implement it. But we all believed in it, and recently we even received thanks from the families of some young people who are the first graduates of the Academy who have now obtained a master’s degree.’

Meanwhile, the last act of the school year, which has now reached the summer holidays, was represented by the conclusion, in recent days, of the last phase of the study abroad experience project, which involved many high school students, but also the youngest students. middle school. “With the end of the restrictions due to Covid – stresses the principle – we have finally also been able to resume these initiatives. The older children have just returned after spending two weeks in New York, while those from the Middle School have spent same period in Dublin. In February, a delegation of students went to Brussels to get to know the European Parliament up close. These are valuable opportunities for cultural growth and enrichment that help young people to shape themselves as global citizens in accordance with the true meaning for which the International Academy was born ».

Mauro Ghisellini is also excited about the level reached: «It is a flagship that was highly desired when no one believed in it», emphasizes the director of ACOF. “As always, we wanted to anticipate the times and experiment with a teaching formula that is projected towards the future. And the facts prove us right’.

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