Thursday, July 18, 2019

Chess to become compulsory in Spanish schools

The country’s education board has decided to work it into the curriculum

Headmaster of British school in Mallorca facing extradition to Scotland following sexual abuse allegations

ARRESTED: Berry was previously cleared of allegations by the Mallorcan courts THE headmaster of an exclusive British...

PSOE prime minister candidate wants to scrap religious education from Spain’s schools

If Pedro Sanchez is named prime minister he has vowed to pull religion courses form both public and private schools

Miguel Angel Jimenez to play in Butterfly event at Aloha Golf

The Spanish golfer will take part in a tournament to helps children with the incurable condition

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...

Child care costs crippling UK families

Figures show UK has the world's highest childcare costs

Gibraltar GCSE pass rate better than last year

Gibraltar students excelled in Spanish, dance and geography

Get educated: The Olive Press guide to schooling in Spain

Choosing the right schools for your kids can be a problem of algebraic proportions for parents newly-arrived on the Costa del Sol. Imogen Calderwood has the facts to help you tick all the right boxes

How to Improve Academic Writing Skills for UK University Admission

Every semester, thousands of new students apply to universities. Admissions officers read hundreds of essays every day and can spot a lazy one from...

An inspector calls at the British School of Marbella – and it got top marks

Head teacher and columnist Sian Kirkham on getting top marks from the National Association of British Schools

Bittersweet victory for OPX writing competiton winner

It was a classic mistake that any newcomer to Spain could have easily made

New book reveals the life and times of a 1990s ‘Costa crook’

The Liverpudlian also sheds light on the camaraderie amongst Liverpool’s criminal fraternity in Marbella and how he used booze and cannabis to cope with the stress of being on the run.

Top of his class

School director Julio Morales has been awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

University of Granada is among worlds’ best universities

Granada celebrates after making the top 500 list

New royal decree targets Spanish university students

Anyone on scholarship must pass at least half their subjects or else pay the grant back in full

What a novel idea!

Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Here’s a collection of our favourite books to help outsiders understand themselves

Dyslexia didn’t stop Einstein

How to help your child deal with dyslexia... and be as successful as Richard Branson, Whoopi Goldberg or genius Albert Einstein

Massive drop-out rate in Spanish schools

Spain has highest drop-out rate in the EU for the third year in a row, according to new report

Broke student brings Spanish caravan back to Britain to live in

Kingston University student drives mobile home back to UK to save money

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...

Women outnumber men in Spanish universities

But men have higher employment rates

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.

Expat’s new book to help Spanish children with English

Briton set to tour schools with book Dreamstones in bid to get kids interested

GET SET FOR CLEARING: University of Gibraltar’s top tips for those who don’t get their predicted grades

WHEN it comes to securing a university place on results day, it’s really important to have a backup plan. Whether you exceed your predicted...

Graffiti: Art or vandalism?

No other form of art has ever divided people so strongly

Nerja’s bid for bilingual schooling

Bilingual education could be making its way to Nerja
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