Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Cadiz tradition should be recognised by Royal Spanish Academy, says Podemos

Carols are sung by flamenco singers while guitar players strum dozens of original songs learned and added to over generations.

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Benalmadena International College sports centre in final stage

The sports complex will be ready in time for September

Michelle Obama and daughters are coming to Spain

She will also be joined Meryl Streep in Morocco

UK to require schools to detail the nationality of its pupils for government database

The information will be gathered on children aged two to nine

Write to fly

Great prizes on offer in the Olive Press' junior writing competition

Muslim students lack access to Islamic education in Spain

Nine out of 10 Islamic education teachers are out of work in Spain

Spain’s Rajoy brings in new education minister to try to save party’s reputation

Inigo Mendez de Vigo, 59, was previously Secretary of State for the European Union

Calpe International School: A class act

Calpe School has a gold-star reputation on the coast. Rob Horgan went back to the classroom to learn why

Spanish teaching methods ‘outdated’ and ‘ineffective’, say experts

Experts say the Spanish education system is behind the times in in desperate need of reinvention

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

The event was to pay tribute to military historian Bernando de Galvez

Prior Park Gibraltar announces new headmaster from top UK school Sherborne

The headmaster of Gibraltar’s brand new private secondary day school has just been announced

School’s out for the summer

BSM headteacher and columnist Sian Kirkham on epic waterfights, celeb parties and dance routines at the end of term

Competition hots up for international school places

Local children now account for 80% of places in multilingual schools

Spanish grandfather becomes Spain’s oldest Erasmus student

Miguel Castillo, from Liria near Valencia, won the grant to pursue his history degree at a university in Verona after enrolling at Valencia University two years ago. 

Gap year students three times more likely to work abroad

The study also found 27% meet long-term partners while overseas

Sotogrande language school determined to ‘make them speak’

Pueblo Nuevo-based Blah blah blah language school with outposts in Gibraltar, Tarifa and Marbella has a team of 10 highly-qualified teachers

Mediterranean fish makes children more intelligent, according to new study

According to the University of Pennsylvania, kids who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have an IQ up to four points higher on average than those who consume it less often or never.

Madrid’s muggles go crazy for wizard sport Quidditch

Widely played across the pond, is the wizarding sport set to soar in Europe too?

Less is more when it comes to class sizes

Writes Emma-Maria Robertson, Director of Mayfair International Academy

VIDEO: Spanish for couch potatoes

The series, set in Madrid, comprises five episodes and can be viewed via youtube

Fresh Prince of Bel Air video wins Nottingham pupils free trip to Mallorca

A GROUP of Year 6 pupils has won an all expenses paid holiday to Mallorca after filming their own version of The Fresh Prince...

Spanish below average for speaking foreign languages

The average European Union citizen of working age speaks three languages

Easier exams of Spanish nurses to work in UK hospitals given go-ahead

The Occupational English Test is said to be easier as it tests nurses’ knowledge of medical terms in contrast to understanding complex scientific processes and articles.

Expat author creates interactive children’s stories

Anita Pouroulis has released four books with interactive versions available
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