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Police hunt for man after six-year-old boy stabbed outside British school in Madrid 

POLICE in Spain are appealing for information after the stabbing of a six-year-old boy walking to his school in Madrid.  Officers have launched a probe...

Granada: The ultimate student guide to the city in southern Spain

IF you were to visit just one city in Spain, Ernest Hemingway wrote, it should be Granada - and there are few student cities...

Fury in Gibraltar at lack of criminal proceedings over female teacher who ‘groomed’ student

Teachers on Gibraltar have expressed outrage at a lack of action by education authorities to properly investigate reports that a teacher was grooming a...

Spain’s education sector dips a toe into the 21st century, but will it take the plunge?

STUDENTS of UK expats or Spanish-expat hybrids have long been faced with a significant challenge when taking the leap from the Spanish Baccalaureate to...

Free nursery places announced in education budget  

VICENT MARZA, the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, announced on Tuesday that all children aged 2-3 would receive free nursery places in both...

Spain wants to reopen Cervantes Institute in Gibraltar to boost Spanish language on the Rock

Spain’s Cervantes Institute is considering plans to reopen a branch on the Rock amid concerns that the number of people who speak Castellano well...

Dance academy in Spain’s Valencia shortlisted for International Awards

A VALENCIA Dance academy celebrated its second birthday last week after being shortlisted for the internationally prestigious Worldwide Dance School of the Year Awards. Cameron...

COSTA DE VALENCIA: Helping you learn Spanish

COSTA DE VALENCIA is the ideal place to learn the language, whether it is for business purposes or simply to be able to lead...

Going native: How to improve your Spanish and what to look for in a language course

NO one wants to be the expat who can't speak the language, but starting out on the road to being bilingual can be hugely...

Learn the lingo: Maravillas has the Spanish language programme for you

TO get the best from settling into a new life in Spain, it is best to learn the language. Whether it is for business purposes...

English courses organized for Spanish hospitality workers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ENGLISH FOR HOSPITALITY courses have just started on the Costa Blanca, after a Guardamar del Segura council collaboration with Convega.  The course involves 155 training...

4 Ways To Make The Learning Process Easier During The Pandemic

As the pandemic that is sweeping across the world continues to spread, more and more schools are closing their doors. Many parents are left...

WATCH: Students break COVID rules with massive illegal street party at university in Spain’s Madrid

A MASSIVE illegal street party involving an estimated 25,000 students took place at Complutense University on Friday night. Police described it as the ‘biggest bottellon...

Master Spanish Verbs – Learn how to conjugate and use all the verb tenses

Do you have problems with Spanish verb tenses? Do you know how to conjugate them and when to use each one? Verbs are probably...

BACK TO SCHOOL: Brits in Spain urged to remember that children also need to register as residents

AS we move into September, families have been making sure that their children are prepared for the school year ahead.  But one important issue is...

BACK TO SCHOOL: Choosing the right schools for your kids in Spain can be a puzzle of Einstein...

PENCIL cases to fill, textbooks to buy, packed lunch boxes to prepare… the first day of school can be as big a deal for...

Watch! Sassy schoolgirl in Spain delivers priceless pep talk about the importance of masks

A SPANISH schoolgirl's hilarious response to having to wear a mask in class has gone viral. The cheeky youngster from Murcia earned fans across the...

New international school in Valencia area of Spain combines British teaching standards with a creative experience for children

A BRAND new international school with an innovative way of teaching has opened in the Valencia City area. The Shackleton International School in Burjassot is an...

30% discount on our online Spanish course

It’s that time of year again: summer has come and gone, and September is upon us. There's no better time to start learning a...

Back to school: Start dates, holidays and COVID-19 measures in Spain

WITH summer winding to an end, the kids' batteries are recharged and ready to head back to the classrooms.  And with vaccination for pupils in...

Brexit: British students heading to universities in Spain face visa delays

Brexit is derailing plans made by British students to spend their year abroad at universities in Spain, it has emerged. Just weeks before thousands of...

The Olive Press offers you a 15-day free trial of Spanish lessons with Hotel Borbollón

Each day you'll receive a Spanish lesson adapted to your needs, capabilities and goals.

Warnings against ‘complacency’ among young people ahead of major crackdown on parties

FERNANDO Onega warned against “complacency” about COVID-19  among young people today ahead of a major crackdown on people holding parties in defiance of social distancing. The...

Spain only has one university ranked among the world’s top 200

By Shannon Chaffers NOT a single Spanish university appears in the rankings of the global top 100 in the world and only one is recognized...

‘No more trips!’ Students asked to cancel summer holidays to Mallorca after nearly 400 kids test positive for COVID-19...

Spain's government has urged students to cancel celebratory trips to Mallorca after nearly 400 pupils returned from the party island and tested positive for...

EN ESPAÑOL, POR FAVOR: Spanish language and culture centre reopens in Valencia with summer courses to suit every need

AFTER what seems like an eternity, Spain is gradually opening up again now that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is behind us. With an...

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