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SEK History / 130th Aniversary

1892

«San Estanislao’s school» foundation by D. José Olavarrieta y López.

1902

Application for
the School official
recognition.

1932-35

D. Andrés Chiclana Molino
acquires the
School property.

1935

D. Felipe Segovia
Martínez
acquires the
School and changes its
name to «San
Estanislao de Kostka».

1936

With the war
Mr. Felipe is mobilized and
appointed to literate soldiers.
Mrs. Carmen his wife,
is therefore in charge of the School,
which is renamed as “Numancia”.

1939

With the end of
the war, the School
retakes its name:
«San Estanislao
de Kostka».

1942-46

– First regulation of
internal regime.
– First study trips,
festivals and
academic events.
– First transport
service.

1947

Mr. Felipe decides
to found a new
headquarter in
Arturo Soria street.

1952

60th anniversary of
the institution.
– Creation of the School’s
Medical Service and the
Psychology Cabinet.

1962

Dr. Felipe Segovia Olmo
joins SEK management.
– The first centers open
in Madrid’s outskirts.
Didascalia magazine
is created.

1980

The incorporation of
Dr. Jorge Segovia
Bonet
to SEK,
supposes the beginning
of the international
expansion stage.

1982

Opening in Santiago
de Chile of the first
«Colegio
Internacional
SEK» in America

1984

SEK Ecuador
Inauguration.

1986

SEK Panamá

and SEK Guayaquil
inauguration.

1988

SEK Paraguay

and SEK Costa
Rica
inauguration.

1989

SEK International
Institution
is
constituted with independent
management from
Madrid’s old school.

1990

SEK Chile University
inauguration.

1992

Inauguration of the first
SEK School in England.

Eiris International
School
acquisition.

1993

SEK Ecuador
International
University

inauguration.

1994

Levante International
School

acquisition.

1995

SEK Pacífico
inauguration.

1996

SEK Las Américas
inauguration.

1997

SEK Budapest
International School

inauguration.

1999

Boca Prep
International School

acquisition.

2000

SEK Guatemala
inauguration.

2004

Grantham Prep
International School

acquisition.

2005

SEK Guadalajara
inauguration.

2005

Hout Bay
International School

and SEK Los Valles
acquisition.

2006

International Education
System
creation, an
autonomous management branch
of English language schools.

Helderberg
International School

acquisition.

2007

St. John’s
International School

acquisition.

2008

Blouberg
International School

acquisition.

2013

The Unión Española
football team, belonging to
the SEK International Institution,
wins the Chilean League and
the Super Cup.

2017

UDINE International
School

acquisition.

125th anniversary.

2018

SEK Austral
inauguration

SEK Colombia
acquisition.

2019

IUNIT Higher
Educational Center (Madrid)
inauguration.

2021

IES GLOBAL
SCHOOL

inauguration.

2022

SEK Bucharest
International School
inauguration.

Cesário Verde International School
acquisition.

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