International English Schools in Sweden Inspire Tories
British newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported last week that the Tory Party are looking to IEG's parent company International English Schools in Sweden [Internationella Engelska Skolan i Sverige AB] for inspiration.
Michael Gove, the Tory shadow schools secretary, wants a similar scheme to Sweden's "friskolor" having been inspired by a visit, last year, to a number of Swedish schools, including IES in Täby.
The Telegraph reports that Gove cliams "as many as 3,000 could be opened in England, creating fresh competition in the education system and, in the process, weeding out the weakest schools."
The article, published by The Telegraph in the UK on October 23, features comments from IES CEO Mr Peter Fyles.
It is available online