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Montebello, Colegio Institución Educativa Distrital

image by Ivan Sache, 8 July 2014

Institución Educativa Distrital Colegio Montebello was established in 1970 in the Montebello borough, part of the municipality of San Cristóbal (Bogotá).

The flag of the institute is horizontally divided light blue-gray.
http://informaticaymultimediosbogota8.wikispaces.com/%2AMontebello+I.E.D. - Institute's webpage
Ivan Sache
, 8 July 2014


Montería, Escuela Normal Superior de

image by Ivan Sache, 31 October 2014

The flag of Escuela Normal Superior de Montería (Córdoba Department) is horizontally divided white-forest green with the institute's emblem in the middle. White is a symbol of peace, purity, dignity, and humility. Forest green is a symbol of the immensity of the savannah and woods of Córdoba, and of hope.
The emblem of the institute is surrounded by a forest green disk, a symbol of hope, faith, friendship, commitment, and respect, inscribed with "NORMAL SUPERIOR MONTERIA", in black letters. The white disk inscribes a shield with a yellow border, a symbol of wealth, light, nobleness, and constancy, inscribed with "CIENCIA LIDERAZGO FORMACION" (Science Leadership Education), in black letters. The shield is
"Per fess, 1. Argent a handshake proper, a symbol of participative work, union, solidarity, management, and cooperation,
2a. Azure an open book a quill and an inkpot argent, symbols of knowledge and science,
2b. Gules, a graduate's hat argent, a symbol of education, surpassing, capacity, and force.
Source: http://periodicovirtualnorsupmonteria.blogspot.fr/2011/06/nuestros-simbolos-institucionales.html - Institute's blog
Ivan Sache, 31 October 2014


Montería, Liceo

image by Ivan Sache, 8 January 2004

The Liceo was funded in Cordoba in 1953. Its flag is quartered green-white.
Source: <www.voluntad.com.co>, located by Dov Gutterman.
Ivan Sache, 8 January 2004


Monterrey, Escuela Normal Superior de

image by Ivan Sache, 23 October 2014

Escuela Normal Superior de Monterrey (Casanare Department) was established, as Escuela Rural de Casanare, by Departmental Decree No. 427 of 7 June 1960. Originally founded in Yopal by the Augustinian Recollects, the institute was transferred to Monterrey by Decree No. 601 of 23 August 1960, and renamed Escuela Normal Superior de Monterrey in 2000.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided pink-blue-pink (2:1:2). Pink is a symbol of the youth irradiating with joy, Augustinian mystic, and liberty in love. Blue is a symbol of the Marian dedication to Our Lady of Consolation.
Source: http://escuelanormalsuperior.wordpress.com/nuestros-simbolos/ - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 23 October 2014


Montes de María, Escuela Normal Superior

image by Ivan Sache, 23 October 2014

Escuela Normal Superior Montes de María was established in 1960 in San Juan Nepomuceno (Bolívar Department). The Montes de María is an isolated group of small mountains located near the northern coast of Colombia, scattered over the Bolívar and Sucre Departments.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided yellow-green-red, therefore identical to the flag of Bolívar Department, with the institute's emblem in the middle - the circular badge in the yellow stripe and the yellow scroll in the red stripe.
Source: http://normalsuperiormontesdemaria.blogspot.fr/2009/04/cumpleanos-49-de-la-institucion.html - Institute's blog
Ivan Sache, 23 October 2014


Montessori, Institución Educativa Municipal

image by Ivan Sache, 14 June 2018

Institución Educativa Municipal Montessori was established by Decree No. 234, issued on 16 March 2004 by the Secretariate of Departmental Education of Huila, as the merger of 11 institutes located in Pitalito: Montessori (main seat), Camberos, El Maco, Hacienda Laboyos, San Francisco, Santa Inés, Solarte, Antonio Nariño, El Jardín, El Libertador, and La Virginia.
Source: Institute website

The flag of the institute is horizontally divided yellow-red-white with a blue triangle placed along the fly.
Yellow represents the spirit of knowledge and wisdom. The color raises spirit to the conquest of ideals. The yellow color is placed at the top, since the ideal is to improve day after day, searching for truth, knowledge and divine principles as the highest achievement.
Red represents the spirit of life. The color is placed in the center to honor this divine principle. It also expresses force and energy to live and work. It projects valor, willingness, perseverance, kindness and love.
White represents the divine spirit. It expresses purity and transparency characteristic of teaching work. It is the color of interaction and the meeting point of universal values and principles. It is placed in the lower part as it forms the cement for the building and consolidation of the highest ideals.
The blue triangle represents the spirit of truth. Its shape denotes rationality, creative intellect and skills. It also expresses faith, confidence, loyalty, integrity, greatness and immensity. The triangle appears to enter the flag like a wedge to symbolize greatness and firmness required to reach objectives and to triumph over diverse obstacles.
Source: Institute website
Ivan Sache, 14 June 2018


Mosquera, Liceo Cultural

image by Ivan Sache, 29 July 2014

Liceo Cultural Mosquera was established in 1993 in Las Brisas borough, part of the municipality of Cali (Valle Department).
The flag of the institute is vertically divided white-blue. White is a symbol of work, values, and virtues. Blue is a symbol of intelligence, knowledge, integrity, and science.
Source: http://www.liceoculturalmosquera.edu.co/home/index.php/2013-09-09-21-19-19/simbolos-liceistas/bandera - Institute's website
Photos: http://www.liceoculturalmosquera.edu.co/home/index.php/2013-09-09-20-35-50/izada-de-bandera-dia-del-maestro-2014
Ivan Sache, 29 July 2014


Mundo Feliz de Galapa, Institución Educativa

Institución Mundo Feliz de Galapa, inaugurated on 10 March 2014, was established in the Mundo Feliz (Happy World) urbanization, Galapa, Atlántico Department. by Corporación Educativa Minuto de Dios. Established in 1958 in the Minuto de Dios borough by Father Rafael García Herreros Unda (1909-1992), the corporation manages 24 educational institutes all over Colombia.

The flag of the institute is horizontally divided yellow-white-blue with the institute's emblem in the center.
Yellow represents the light of the Gospel.
White represents peace.
Blue represents heavens.

The emblem is based on the emblem of the corporation, featuring the gospel, a cross, and the golden yellow letters "MD". A gray border is inscribed with the institute's motto, "Con amor, disciplina y exigencia hacia la excelencia" [With love, discipline and exigency,
towards excellence"]..
http://www.colegiosminutodedios.edu.co/galapa/index.php/quienes-somos/nosotros/simbolos - Institute's website
Ivan Sache, 7 March 2017


Municipal Pedagógico, Institución Educativa

image by Ivan Sache, 06 September 2014

Institución Educativa Municipal Pedagógico was established on 27 November 1956 in Pasto (Nariño Department). The institute was originally named Instituto Pedagógico Militar, since some classes were given by retired members of the armed forces. The epithet "Militar" was suppressed from the institute's name by Resolution No. 100 of 28 June 1984 after the retired soldiers had sold their shares to the parents. It was recognized a Departmental institute by Ordinance No. 19 of 24 November 1988. Instituto Pedagógico was eventually renamed Institución Educativa Municipal Pedagógico by Decree No. 54 of 9 September 2004. The institute's building known as "Conjunto la Milogrosa" was proclaimed a National Monument by Decree No. 1,631 of 12 August 1988.
The flag of the institute is horizontally divided green-white-yellow. Green, the colour of fresh grass, is the fourth colour of the solar spectrum, which can be obtained by merging the primary yellow and blue colours. Green is a symbol of spring, hope, rest, and freshness. White is the colour reflected by the sun, which some stuff, like snow,  reflect without decomposition. White is the neutral colour in the  chromatic circle and a symbol of peace. Yellow is the colour of gold, of lemon, and of the broom flower. It is the primary and tertiary colour in the solar spectrum. Yellow is a symbol of light, power, constancy, nobleness, heat, and joy.
Source: http://iempedagogicopasto.blogspot.fr/2010/06/simbolos-institucionales.html - Institute's blog
Ivan Sache, 06 September 2014