The new American English Academy campus located in Lozen, Bulgaria opened on September 15th, 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year. The facility won Bulgaria’s prestigious Building of the Year Award in the category of educational facilities and boasts 7,400 square meters including a “Green Roof”.
Learning spaces have been developed in a way that is suitable for each age group, to motivate and enhance student engagement, and to foster communicative interaction between students and teachers. Learning centers and stations are used in the Kindergarten as well as primary grades whereas discussion and conversation are available for the secondary level. Temperature, ventilation, lighting, noise levels and seating arrangements are adjusted to ensure a pleasant atmosphere.
The Academy’s library includes a modern approach to its design and takes into account the recent trends in student study habits as well as reading atmosphere. Desktop computers are available for the student’s access to online resources such as electronic database systems for research and scholarly work. Leisure reading, nonfiction, periodicals, and many other materials are at the student’s disposal and both private and restful seating areas are provided. The interactive Promethean Table makes finding books fun through its multi-touch screen capabilities. The library caters to all grade levels and emphasize the importance of reading, writing, and research.