IES la Garrotxa
|Address:||Crtra. de Riudaura 110, Olot 17800|
|Telefax:||+ 34 972/269410|
|Web:||[ Go to website ]|
|Student ages:||12 - 18|
Institute for Secondary Education -Centre for Higher Professional training) is a state-run centre which is accountable to the Department of Education within the Catalan Autonomous Government.
Established in 1974 as a centre for professional training, it underwent continued expansion up until 1995.
Size of the institution:
Currently (2002-2003) there are 960 students, 90 teachers and 6 administration and services personnel in the centre.
IES-SEP La Garrotxa is located in the town of Olot within the Garrotxa Volcanic Natural Park, with a population of some 29,000 inhabitants.
It has taken part in several European programs (Leonardo, Lingua, Comenius 1, Comenius 2) and done exchanges with students from various countries (Italy, Finland, France, Denmark).