Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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.

PSOE demands end to cartoon dubbing in Spain to help kids learn foreign languages

The centre-left party has asked the government to put pressure on state TV channel RTVE to stop dubbing foreign-made children’s programmes into Spanish

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

British expat teacher arrested in Almeria for alleged nine-month affair with 15-year-old

He is being held at Almeria’s El Acebuche prison

Teachers in Spain among highest paid in the world

The entry level salary was nearly €7,600 above the OECD average

Spanish parents call for a homework strike to relieve overloaded school children

Mums and dads warn schools their kids will not complete their homework in protest
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