The Global College Madrid | Turning your child into tomorrow’s top entrepreneur

January 28, 2022 | MumAbroad Life Video Channel

Is entrepreneurship a top priority in your search for IB schools in Madrid?

Then look no further: The Global College is Spain’s hottest new IB school that aims to give your children the creativity, confidence and resilience to thrive in an uncertain future. In this MumAbroad interview, The Global College founding principal Barry Cooper tells us how this English-speaking international IB school in Madrid fills the ‘sore need’ for entrepreneurial schools the world over.


What is The Global College?

The Global College is one of the newest IB schools in Madrid, Spain, set to welcome its first batch of students in September 2022. The Global College, a co-educational day and boarding school in Madrid that teaches in English to an international student body. The school enjoys a partnership with the IE University, giving students access to the top CEOs, CCOs and CFOs who teach alongside their day jobs.


How hard is the admissions process for The Global College?

To obtain a place at this top entrepreneurial school students need to demonstrate a strong academic record in maths, English and subjects they intend to study – they will also need to submit an essay, a video application and then undertake an interview to gain a place.


Where is The Global College?

The college is right in the heart of Madrid in the Charmatin district within walking distance of Madrid’s UNESCO recognised Retiro park.


Founding principal Barry Cooper talks to MumAbroad

Watch the interview to find out more about the teachers, the application process for new students, how the entrepreneurial spirit will benefit students lives post-graduation and the unique alliance with IE University in Madrid.


Where can I find more information about international schools in Spain?

MumAbroad has a directory of the top-rated international schools in Madrid.

You can see an overview of the Spanish education system here.

If you’re thinking of moving to Spain, visit our Ultimate Family Guide to Moving to Spain.

You can also find a list of educational specialists in Spain here.

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