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FEPADE (Fundación Empresarial para el Desarrollo Educativo -
Entreprise Foundation for the Development of Education) was set
up by a group of Salvadorean companies to promote the development
of private enterprise and human capital via the improvement of
public education and higher technological education.
FEPADE website at <www.fepade.org.sv>.
The flag of FEPADE, as shown near the President of the Foundation, is white with a golden fringe and the emblem of FEPADE in the middle. The emblem of FEPADE is made of a yellow book with an embedded letter "F", flanked on its right by the writing: FEPADE FUNDACIÓN EMPRESARIAL PARA EL DESARROLLO EDUCATIVO The letter seem to be blue.
Ivan Sache, 14 February 2008
image by Ivan Sache, 7 November 2010
The Spanish College "Liceo Castilla", whose activity
started in January 2007, was founded in San Juan
Opico, Department of La Libertad, by a group of Spanish and
Salvadorean citizens. It is a private, non religious institute.
From Liceo Castilla
official website - The flag
of Liceo Castilla is horizontally divided red-yellow-blue with
the institute's coat of arms in the middle. Red represents
sacrifice, yellow, value and blue the moral and
spirirual principles (as the colour of the sky).
The coat of arms of Liceo Castilla is: "Quarterly, 1. and 4. Gules a three-towered castle or, 2. Azure a flower of "izote" proper, 3. Azure a book opened argent with a branch of olive". The shield represents the merging of the Castilian and indigenous cultures in El Salvador, represented by the castles and the flower of "izote", respectively. The book represents teaching, culture and spirit of knowledge in a peaceful atmosphere (Source: Liceo Castilla official website, symbols' page, with images of the flag and coat of arms).
Izote is Yucca jaliscensis Trelease, Family Agavaceae. See picture and taxonomical records at <www.yuccaagavaceae.com>
Ivan Sache, 9 February 2008
On the institute's website, the source page showing the symbols has moved to:
Ivan Sache, 7 November 2010