Vermont School (Redcol), Medellín, Colombia

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Telephone: (+57) (4) 5 20 60 60 - 5 20 93 70

SCHOOL ADDRESS
Sede Oriente: Avenida Las Palmas Indiana Mall Km. 2 Vía La Fe / Sede Poblado: Calle 11 sur #29E - 197, El Poblado

ABOUT Vermont School (Redcol), Medellín, Colombia

The Vermont School is an IB World School with a preschool campus in the Poblado neighbourhood of Medellín, as well as a main campus in the mountains just outside in the city of El Retiro. The school serves students from preschool to grade 12 in a welcoming, international atmosphere.

Vermont School offers an international education focused on critical thinking, moral development, and learning conceived in light of the resources offered by modern technology. All this is in order to meet the needs of children and young people who in the twenty-first century will be committed to the transformation of society, the environment, and the country, within the global context.

Reason to Believe:

We care: our curricula include leadership development, environmental understanding, and social entrepreneurship.

We inspire: our school is associated with the most innovative organizations in teaching and learning, allowing the teacher and the student to bring the world into the classroom to understand and transform it.

We shine: our students have the power of inner motivation, take decisive and independent actions to achieve their goals and to be an inspiring example in the environment in which they find themselves.

We explore: Our educational environments allow us to create transformative learning experiences where the teaching experience and the vision of our students converge.

Head/Principal

Adriana Torres
School Director

Adriana Torres studied law at Santo Tomas University in Bogota, and while doing her bar exams she discovered her passion for teaching. She then earned her teaching degree from the Javeriana University in Bogota, a postgraduate degree in school administration and a master’s degree in education from Universidad Tecnologica de Bolivar.

She has more than 25 years of experience in education in the roles of self-contained primary teacher, Spanish teacher, Head of English, and Social Studies teacher in the middle years. Adriana was for ten years a Cambridge ESL examiner for the British Council until she began her training as an IB Coordinator for the MYP and IB programs.

Currently Adriana is the School Director at Colegio Gimnasio Vermont in Medellin where she is consolidating a challenging and rigorous academic programme while enhancing values and self-esteem for all members of her community.

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At a Glance

Ages Taught
1-17 yrs
Curricula
Colombian Curriculum, Highscope Curriculum (Preschool), International Baccalaureate, U.S. Currículum (Cognia accredited)
Languages
Bilingual (English/Spanish), Mandarin
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