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28. 6. 2021

The family foundation of Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner distributed CZK 91 million in...

The Kellner Family Foundation has published its audited annual report for 2020. The family foundation of Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner channels generous support towards children and young people studying in both public and private schools. Since the establishment of the first Kellner family foundation in 2002, they have distributed CZK 1.6 billion in total to support education in the Czech Republic. Last year alone, The Kellner Family Foundation donated a total of CZK 91 million.

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15. 4. 2021

Forbes.cz | The Kellner Family Foundation Will Carry On, a Trustee Assures

The Foundation may be one of the greatest and most tangible of Petr Kellner’s legacies, the owner of PPF who tragically died in Alaska on 27 March. The billionaire founded The Kellner Family Foundation alongside his wife Renáta. It supports the education of Czech students and, between 2002 and 2020 year, provided CZK 1.6bn in funds towards that purpose.

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8. 9. 2020

Open Gate Grammar School and Primary School begins its 16th academic year with scholarships for...

Open Gate starts its 16th year with 293 grammar school students and 99 pupils in the primary school’s junior years. This year, as every year, a significant number of grammar school students have scholarships from The Kellner Family Foundation set up by Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner. For the current academic year, 95 students, approximately one-third of all students at the grammar school, have been awarded scholarships.

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3. 1. 2020

The first date for applying for an Open Gate grant is approa...

There are two dates for sending applications for need-based grants: by 15 January and by 1 March...

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26. 9. 2019

Open Days at Open Gate School

We look forward to seeing you on 14th November 2019 and 23th January 2020.

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4. 9. 2019

The 15th school year at Open Gate: 294 grammar school students...

At Open Gate, 294 students of the eight-year grammar school and 101 primary school pupils have begun...

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23. 1. 2019

Grant applications | Open Gate Grammar School

We will accept applications for grants for the Open Gate eight-year grammar school again until 1...

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30. 10. 2018

Open Days | Open Gate School

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 22 November 2018 and on 24 January 2019, or at any other...

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4. 9. 2018

The Open Gate grammar school and primary school open their 14th...

On 3 September 2018, the gates of the Open Gate grammar school and primary school were opened to...

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7. 9. 2017

97 Open Gate grammar school students receive need-based scho...

A new counselling centre, a Prague-Babice school bus, and a new Headmistress are waiting for Open...

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13. 2. 2015

New Students Can Apply to Enroll at Open Gate by March 15, 2015

Less than half of the students pay school fees at the Open Gate private high school in Babice near Prague. Need-based and academic grants provided by The Kellner Family Foundation open the door to quality education for children regardless of their families’ financial standing. Academically gifted and motivated children can submit applications through their parents for grants when they apply to enroll at Open Gate by March 15, 2015.

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1. 8. 2014

Results of International Baccalaureate once again place Open Gate students among the best in the...

This year, more than 135,000 students in 141 countries took their International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations. While the global average score for diploma students was 29.81 points, Open Gate graduates achieved an average score of 35.7 points. The maximum possible score is 45 points.

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7. 8. 2013

International Baccalaureate opens the way to prestigious universities for Czech students. Results...

In May 2013, more than 127,000 secondary school students in 145 countries all around the world took their International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations. These students, including the students of the Open Gate eight-year grammar school in Babice, Central Bohemia are now receiving the results for their examination scripts and other papers. In this year’s session, the global average score for diploma students in this challenging examination was 29.81 points, while the maximum possible score was 45 points. Open Gate graduates achieved an average score of 37.2 points, which placed the school...

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5. 9. 2012

From the students: New York College Experience

I had an incredible opportunity to study in New York over these past holidays. Organized by Oxbridge, the program was called the New York College Experience, and it was definitely one of the highlights of my life.

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30. 8. 2012

From the students: Chess during the holidays 2 – European Ch...

I got back from the EU Youth Chess Championships (“EUYCC”) on Thursday August 9, took a week off,...

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29. 8. 2012

Open Gate campus extended to include additional classrooms and a multiuse hall

This year’s summer holidays also saw building work on the campus of the OPEN GATE eight-year high school in Babice, Central Bohemia.

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8. 8. 2012

From the students: Chess during holidays 1 – EU Championship

I left for the EU Youth Chess Championships on Tuesday, the 31st of July. The event was held in Mureck, a small town in the south of Austria, in two large halls. More than 27 countries participated, and there were two representatives per country (a girl and a boy) in every category. 13 players – 6 girls and 7 boys – represented the Czech Republic.

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6. 8. 2012

Students’ International Baccalaureate results place OPEN GATE among the best high schools

This year’s graduates from the last year of the OPEN GATE Boarding School located in Babice in Central Bohemia know their International Baccalaureate (IB) results. They fared excellently in an international benchmarking event involving more than 119,000 students from 2,000 schools all over the world.

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30. 7. 2012

From the students: Hospital internship in Jodhpur, India

I have been focusing primarily on science and medicine over the last two and half years. For some time now, I have been toying with the idea of becoming a physician, so I would like to study at a medical school at a university in the UK once I have completed my studies of the International Baccalaureate program at the Open Gate eight-year secondary school.

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26. 8. 2011

From students: Report on the Experimental Economics workshop

With support provided by The Kellner Family Foundation, between July 25 and 30 I attended, together with other students, most of whom were from the U.S., a workshop on experimental economics at Chapman University’s Anderson Center for Economic Research.

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27. 5. 2011

Family foundations merge under the name THE KELLNER FAMILY FOUNDATION

Nadace Educa, a foundation of Mrs. Renáta Kellnerová and Mr. Petr Kellner, and THE KELLNER FAMILY FOUNDATION were two of the most prolific donors in the Czech Republic. The two family foundations’ activities overlapped and complemented one another, and the members of both Boards of Trustees therefore decided to integrate their philanthropic activities under the name THE KELLNER FAMILY FOUNDATION. The primary purpose of this move is effective control and management of shared resources.

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19. 10. 2010

From the students: International Space Camp 2010 as seen by Kateřina Bernatíková: A Week of a Dream...

It might have been easy to describe the importance of the decision made by the panel that elected the Czech Republic’s representatives for the International Space Camp 2010 international competition. However, it turns out not be so simple, because one of the lucky fellows elected to represent our country was yours truly.

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16. 9. 2010

World Debate Championship: The Czech Republic stands on the winner’s podium!

The Karl Popper format debate championship in an exceptional event. No less than 50 teams meet in a fair Youth Forum competition, pursuing a singular goal: determine who will become the year’s champion. This year, we have almost reached the title thanks to the Educa Foundation’s generous support: the team from the Open Gate high school debaters placed third.

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10. 5. 2010

From the students: Ten days in Qatar

Doha. Skyscrapers actually scraping the skies, and cranes on them, relentlessly building more and more floors; cultural monuments, which are monumental but, primarily, large; men in suits but also in traditional Arab robes, women in niqabs and burkas, but also without them – Doha, a metropolis of the Arab world, where the sun warms the streets up to over 20 °C even in February. But to explain how in fact I got to Doha in February and how the Educa Foundation helped me in this I have to take you a couple of months and several thousand kilometers back.

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