Head of School Blog

I’m Andrew Sherman, Head of School at Colegio Menor Quito.

The Power of Liberal Arts

The Power of Liberal Arts

The idea of a “liberal arts” education is often utilized in a way that confuses the actual meaning. The word “liberal” is to connote the freedom to consider, think, and reflect on ideas and experiences as an individual. This idea of independent thinking is deeply...

Goodness, Beauty and Truth @ Menor

Goodness, Beauty and Truth @ Menor

Transcendental properties: elements of being that are beyond our physical self, but are part of our shared humanity are often considered to be goodness, beauty and truth. Since the time of the Greek Philosophers some 4,000 years ago, the goal of education was viewed...

No Anti-Bullying Policy: Focusing on Building Healthy Relationships

No Anti-Bullying Policy: Focusing on Building Healthy Relationships

We seek out and are motivated by positive social interactions. We are social by nature and want to connect with others and feel affiliated to groups, organizations and communities beyond our individual existence. When we navigate interpersonal relationships well we...

Marie Kondo and Academic Program Essentials

Marie Kondo and Academic Program Essentials

I was reading a short pandemic related educational blog that talked about  “Marie Kondo” and the curriculum.* Marie Kondo is a Japanese organizing consultant and a well-read author on organizing principles that consist of gathering belongings by category and keeping...

What is homework when students are working from home?

What is homework when students are working from home?

What is homework when students are working from home all day long? At Colegio Menor,  we have been discussing how to answer this question during virtual learning, when all school work is  actually “homework.” At the leadership team level, we discussed aligning our...

Campuses

Campuses


Our two campuses (Quito and Samborondón) offer the best quality of Liberal Arts education, while also aiming to teach understanding, respect, and appreciation for Ecuadorian culture.

About us

About Us

Colegio Menor is a private and bilingual (English/Spanish) school, founded in 1995. It began with its original campus in the city of Quito and expanded to include the Samborondón Campus. Colegio Menor is proud to be a part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools.

Admissions

Admissions


Our Admissions Team look forward to working with your family through every step of the Admissions Process.

Learning

Learning

Colegio Menor embraces the best of international and American schools while also teaching understanding, respect, and appreciation for diversity in Ecuadorian Culture.

Student Life

Student Life


Colegio Menor students participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, academic trips and community service projects that promote community spirit and life skills.

Administration Services

Administration Services


Access to all our administrative services in on place.

Work with Us

Work with Us


Colegio Menor is a great place to work! Our team is provided the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. We know what an important responsibility it is to guide and shape younger generations.