Saturday, August 18, 2018

Anger grows as students in Andalucia are being priced out of university

The central government intends to reduce GDP expenditure on education from 4.1% to 3.6%.

Expat writer Joan Fallon delivers latest instalment of hit book series ‘al-Andalus’

Ring of Flames is the exciting conclusion to Fallon’s al-Andalus trilogy delves into Spain’s Moorish roots in Cordoba.

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

Spain’s education system one of the worst among developed nations

NEW research shows that Spain’s education system is trailing behind Europe and other world leaders. Figures have revealed that 35% of young Spaniards lack a...

EVERYDAY HEROES: Teachers play unheralded yet vital role in Catalan referendum

AS the sun set on Joseph Maria Jujol, a school in the North of Barcelona, Isabel Safont was going nowhere. Neither were her pupils. Joseph...

Protests erupt after SEVEN popular teachers sacked from leading British international school on Costa del Sol

The school's Madrid outlet taught David Beckham's children when he played for Real Madrid

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

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

Spain has 10 of the 20 European universities most in demand by Erasmus students

Ten of the 20 most solicited universities on the continent are based in the country

Messi’s charity helps more than 1,600 Syrian children

The Barcelona forward’s charity has created 20 classrooms for displaced children

Expert on Spanish history passes away

A MUCH-LOVED expert on Spanish history whose work was banned by Franco has passed away. British historian Hugh Thomas, an associate of Margaret Thatcher,...

Smart students in Spain rewarded with study grants

Andalucia Junta head Susana Diaz wants to give allowances to students who do well in their studies at public institutions in Spain.

Huge amount of Spanish students leave Spain after University

A poll found that 70.8 % of students prefer to work in the USA, with only 8.56% wanting to work in Great Britain

Spanish teen takes mother to court over phone confiscation

He claimed confiscation of his phone was 'mistreatment' by his mother

And the happiest country in the world is…

Spain and the UK climbed up the rankings

Chelsea Clinton condemns Hazte Oir anti-transgender bus heading to Malaga

She took to Twitter to urge Catholic group Hazte Oir not to 'bring these buses to the U.S. (or anywhere)' as it revealed a new bus to tour the country next week

100 new jobs created under Malaga council graduate scheme

70 companies signed up to the scheme in under a fortnight

Costa Press Club is searching for a Young Communicator of the Year

Anyone aged 19 or under is invited to nominate their best work for the award

Transgender children gain new rights in Valencia

The regional government has signed off on a new protocol in a bid to tackle transphobia

Learn how to protect the environment at new Ojen eco reserve

The Eco Reserva above Ojen is a wildlife oasis where all ages can get up close to deer and other woodland creatures while learning about the environment and sustainability

Spain’s school pupils rank above global average in reading for first time

The country’s students now perform as well in the subject as those in the UK, Switzerland and France, and better than their contemporaries in Ireland, Italy and Austria

One in five young people do not finish school in Spain

The Ministry of Education said that 19.7% of 18 to 24-year-olds left without having completed compulsory high school exams or an alternative equivalent qualification in the second trimester of 2016

Andalucia science exam results ranked worst in Spain

That is the verdict of Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, the Junta’s Education Minister, who wants to ‘put more emphasis on education’ like in best performing regions ‘Castilla-León, Madrid and Navarra.
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