Colegio Olinca, Mexico City, Mexico
ABOUT Colegio Olinca, Mexico City, Mexico
Founded in 1973, Colegio Olinca offers a co-educational, bilingual (Spanish, English to 5th grade) or trilingual (Spanish, English, French in 6-12th grade) education across two sites in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City.
Olinca is an international school that values the history and cultural heritage of Mexico and follows both the local Mexican SEP and UNAM curricula, as well as offering the International Baccalaureate. At the heart of its education is a global outlook, outstanding academic achievement and learning which fosters open-mindedness, autonomy and confidence.
The school’s methodology is learner-centred in order to develop both interest and autonomy in their students. As part of its ongoing search for excellence, Olinca has been certified by the “Great Place to Study” organisation, an honour granted to schools proven to score high on factors such as; learning experience, life on campus, extracurricular activities, Wellbeing and infrastructure.
Olinca’s mission is to develop better human beings who are fulfilled, confident and take initiative.
María Fernanda Carrera Compeán, Miss Marifer
General Director and a proud Olinca graduate
Miss Marifer holds a law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM), and has done extensive graduate work in both Paris, France and at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Deeply devoted to Mexico through school programs that connect Olinca students to the homeland, she works incessantly to promote the UN Global Goals and raise awareness that will lead to real action on our parts. She is also very concerned with the social-emotional development of our students. In short, Miss Marifer is innovating all the time.
She is also a published author and landscape and underwater photographer.
At a Glance
- Ages Taught
- 1-18 yrs
- International Baccalaureate, Mexican National Curriculum
- Type of School
- International School
- Bilingual (English/Spanish), Trilingual (Spanish/English/French)