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1892

Foundation of the San Estanislao School
by Mr. José Olavarrieta y López.

1902

SEK 1902

Application for the School’s official recognition.

1932-1935

Mr. Andrés Chiclana Molino acquires the school property.

1935

SEK 1935

Mr. Felipe Segovia Martínez acquires the school and changes its name to “San Estanislao de Kostka”.

1936

With the outbreak of War, Mr. Felipe is mobilized and appointed to literate soldiers. Mrs. Carmen is therefore in charge of the school, which is then seized by the anarchists.

The School is renamed as “Numancia”.

1939

With the end of the War, the school retakes its name: “San Estanislao de Kostka”.

1942-1946

SEK 1946
First regulation of internal regime.

First study trips, festivals, and academic events.

First transport service.

1947

SEK 1947
Mr. Felipe founds a new headquarter in Arturo Soria.

1952

SEK 1952

First prize of the School Contest convened by the Embassy and the Students Association of Chile in Spain (1953).

First “newspaper mural” (1955) of the school, the precursor of the first SEK magazine (1958).

First course on “Ethical and Civic education”.

Creation of the medical service of the College and the Psychology Cabinet.

Publication of the first “SEK Objectives” (1959).

25th anniversary of the Institution.

1962-1982

SEK 1962-1982

The son of Mr. Felipe and Mrs. Carmen, Dr. Felipe Segovia Olmo, joins SEK management.

Creation of bodies such as the Educational Renewal Commission, the “Re-Exionary for Teachers”, the Psychopedagogical Institute of Fine Arts, the SEK Music Quartet, the science hut, the astronomical observatory, etc.

Publication of the first issue of Didascalia magazine, aimed to Spanish-speaking educators.

Opening of the first Nursery School (1969).

Death of Mrs. Carmen Olmo (1979).

Her grandson, Dr. Jorge Segovia Bonet, joins the The institution (1980). The incorporation of Dr. Jorge Segovia Bonet (1980), grandson of Mr. Felipe and Mrs. Carmen, to SEK marks the beginning of the development stage, as well as the international expansion and the progress in both the quality and innovation of the most important educational offer in the entire history of SEK.

First “Sociological study on school failure in Spain” (1982).

SEK Chile
Opening in Santiago de Chile of the first “SEK International School” in America (1982).

1984

SEK Quito
SEK International School Ecuador inauguration.

1986

SEK Panamá
SEK International School Panamá inauguration.

SEK Guayaquil
SEK International School Guayaquil inauguration.

1988

SEK_paraguay
SEK International School Paraguay inauguration.

SEK Costa Rica
SEK International School Costa Rica inauguration.

1990

USEK Chile
SEK University in Chile inauguration.

1992

SEK 1992
Inauguration of the first SEK International School in England.

SEK 1992
SEK International School Eirís acquisition.

1993

1993
Ecuador SEK International University inauguration.

1994

SEK Levante
SEK International School Levante acquisition.

1995

SEK Pacifico
SEK International School Pacífico inauguration.

1996

SEK Las Américas
SEK International School Las Américas inauguration.

1997

Sek Budapest
SEK Budapest International School inauguration.

1999

Boca Prep International School
Boca Prep International School inauguration.

2000

SEK Guatemala
SEK International School Guatemala inauguration.

2004

IES GranthamPrep
Grantham Prep International School inauguration.

2005

SEK Mexico
SEK International School Guadalajara inauguration.

SEK Los valles
SEK International School Los Valles inauguration.

Hout Bay International School
Hout Bay International School inauguration.

2006

SEK 2006
IES origin.

IES Helderberg
Heldelberg International School inauguration.

2007

SEK 2007
St. Johns International School inauguration.

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2008

SEK 2008
Heldelberg International School inauguration.

2017

IES Udine
Udine International School inauguration.

SEK 2017 125 aniversario
The Institution commemorates its 125 years in the world of education.

2018

SEK Colombia
SEK International School Colombia inauguration.

SEK Austral
SEK International School Austral inauguration.

2019

IUNIT
IUNIT inauguration.

2020

IES Rumania
SEK Bucharest International School inauguration

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