History

  • 2012
    2013
    Ecole Montani
  • 1908
    Almost 1000 years ago...
    St-Guérin was born. He was Bishop of Sion in 1065 and his name was given to the street where the Ecole Montani was built 900 years later !
    1065
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  • 1965
    1965
    Gabriel Montani, the founder of Ecole Montani
    Ecole Montani
  • 1966
    1966
    The first advertisement
    Ecole Montani
  • 1970
    1970
    A brand new building for Ecole Montani in Sion
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  • 1972
    1972
    Language lab in the seventies
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  • 1986
    1986
    Ecole Montani
    Member of Lemania Group of Schools
    In 1987, Ecole Montani in Sion became a new member of the Lemania Group of Schools: area of teaching was primary and secondary school, commercial studies and tourism.
  • 1987
    1987
    Ecole Montani
    Lemania Valais, Continuing education
    In order to develop its activities in Valais, the Lémania Group opens a school specialized in continuing education: Lémania Valais.
  • 1993
    1993
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    Opening of ITA
    The Lémania Group opens, in the Ecole Montani’s premises, an institute offering education in tourism for young adults (18 and over): ITA – Institut Tourisme & Accueil
  • 1996
    1996
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    Creation of the new Montani logo
    At the edge of the XXIth century, the Ecole Montani chooses a new logo. This logo expresses the respect of the educational tradition of Montani and the will to head towards the future.
  • 1999
    1999
    Ecole Montani
    First Swiss Schools certified
    Montani – ITA – Lémania get more actively involved in the quality management process and participate in the programme « Label de qualité pour le tourisme suisse ». They are the first schools of Switzerland to obtain the Quality Label
  • 2000
    2000
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    LEMANIA VALAIS COLLEGE
    Creation of Lemania College and great emphasis put on developing language courses for foreign students.
  • 2001
    2001
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    Additional premises
    Henceforth, the students are spread over the two sites. In addition to the main building, splendid rooms offer adjustable classrooms.
  • 2003
    2003
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    Creation of the concept « The Campus »
    During the school year 2002 / 2003, the concept « The Campus » was created. It gathers the students from all the schools for various events.
  • 2004
    2004
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    Creation of the bilingual section French – German for the "cycle d’orientation” of the Ecole Montani.
  • 2005
    2005
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    LEMANIA VALAIS COLLEGE
    Through Lemania College, great development of the language courses for Chinese students and licensed BBA and MBA courses around the world.
  • 2006
    2006
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    Ecole Montani opens a boarding school for girls and boys.