Nord Anglia to open new international school in Dublin

Nord Anglia Education, the international schools provider, is to open a new international school just south of Dublin city centre. The 800 seat campus will feature extensive STEAM facilities.

Nord Anglia to open new international school in Dublin
International schools provider, Nord Anglia is opening a new school in Dublin as Ireland’s fast growing economy becomes an increasing draw to families.

Ireland: an increasingly attractive relocation destination

The campus, catering for students from the age of three to 18 years old, is expected to open in September 2018.“We are delighted to announce the development of our first school in Ireland,” said Andrew Fitzmaurice, CEO, Nord Anglia Education. “As one of the fastest growing economies in Europe, Ireland is an increasingly attractive destination for families, fuelling demand for international education from both expatriate and local parents alike.”Thinking of relocating? Relocate Global's Guide to International Education & Schools is an invaluable education resource for relocating families. Click here to access the digital copy.

Collaboration with renowned institutions like MIT and UNICEF

Students and staff will be part of a worldwide community, connected through Nord Anglia’s Global Campus and Nord Anglia University. Additionally, collaborations with world leading institutions such as The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), UNICEF and King’s College London enhance the curriculum and offer exceptional professional development for teachers.“We understand that every parent wants the best possible education for their child,” said Andrew Fitzmaurice, CEO, Nord Anglia Education.“Collaborating with world leading institutions, such as Juilliard, MIT and Kings College London, combined with outstanding teaching, helps our students to achieve more than they may have thought possible. We are looking forward to bringing a Nord Anglia education to Dublin and welcoming students, parents and staff to our new school in September 2018.”
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Extensive remodelling of the existing site over the next 18 months will mean that the new international school – in South County Business Park, Leopardstown – will be a tailor-made learning environment for students.

Extensive STEAM facilities at the new campus

The campus will feature extensive facilities, including specialist arts and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) facilities to support the delivery of the collaborations with Juilliard and MIT, respectively.Barry O’Callaghan, educational investor, commented, “Not only will [Nord Anglia] bring international educational expertise into the Irish market together with a host of world leading academic partners, but they are also a significant multinational company who are committing meaningful capital and resource to the Irish market which in turn will lead to the creation of significant jobs over the coming years.”The opening of the school is subject to the receipt of regulatory approvals.For related news and features, visit our Schools & Education section.Access hundreds of global services and suppliers in our Online DirectoryClick to get to the Relocate Global Online Directory  Get access to our free Global Mobility Toolkit Global Mobility Toolkit download factsheets resource centre