Sunday, December 10, 2023


Teacher in Spain’s Cordoba province slammed for using blackface and exaggerated accent in video about Africa

A TEACHER at a school in the Andalusian province of Cordoba has been widely criticised online after a video circulated in which she appeared...
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Svenska Skolan Marbella: Bringing a friendly approach to the Swedish curriculum

Svenska Skolan is a private school offering the Swedish curriculum to all students aged from three to 18 in their preschool, primary and secondary...

Help at last: Gibraltar to open first school for students with special needs

Gibraltar will open its first independent Special Education Needs (SEN) school later this year at the old St Martin’s School building. It is set to...

With so many good schools in southern Spain, picking the right one is a multiple choice question. This cheat...

It’s likely you’ve already heard of some of the region’s more well-established private international schools...

Spanish teachers face continual violence in their classrooms, according to new study

The study is based on 2,000 questionnaires distributed to teachers in public primary and secondary schools in all eight regions of Spain.

New walk to school scheme in Mijas

Mijas Town Hall encourages youngsters to walk to school

Spain hires Germany as ‘Sherpa’

Spaniards to receive German-style on-the-job training to help them land well-paid positions

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...

Students take to streets as education cuts begin to bite

Hundreds of thousands of teachers and students have protested around Spain

Marbella Design Academy opens doors to public

Do you dream of being a designer?

Frigiliana City Council in Spain are offering free antigen tests to school pupils this Wednesday

SCHOOL pupils in Malaga are being advised to take a free antigen test at school to limit the spread of omicron. Students at Enrique Gines...

Spanish Minecraft priest uses computer game to spread the holy word to pupils

Daniel Pajuelo Vazquez uses the 3-D world-building game to teach his pupils religious education

Changing allegiance in Spain

Supporting a football team is a great way to meet other kids, and make friends at school. Nicholas Andersen (age 13), above, gives his advice on how to choose your new team in Spain

Half of Olive Press readers say it’s not yet safe to send kids back to school

EXPAT parents are completely split over whether it is the right time for children to return to school, our research suggests. The Olive Press reader...

Hey, big(ish) spenders!

Spanish schools are above OECD averages when it comes to school spending... and even beat the UK

Winnie the Pooh tops list of classic kids’ favourites

Lewis Carroll and Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar also get mentions

Kids educated about sex abuse more likely to report it

Children educated about sexual abuse from an early age are more likely to report it

Controversial education reform sees Spanish scrapped as common language in schools

A CONTROVERSIAL law scrapping Spanish as the common language in schools has been slammed as ‘linguistic genocide’ by critics.  The educational reform, which was passed...

Brexit could deter tens of thousands of EU students from studying in the UK

A Brexit would make it harder for UK universities to recruit international students

How to nurture the curiosity of students

Contrary to popular belief, curiosity did not kill the cat. Curiosity is one of the healthiest and most productive instincts in human nature. You can...

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...

Back to school with The British School of Malaga

Every parent's goal is to make sure their children’s time at school is filled with happy memories, making friends and skills that will set...

Nerja’s bid for bilingual schooling

Bilingual education could be making its way to Nerja

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...

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




WATCH: Italian mafia boss is arrested in ‘historic’ raid in Spain as police seize one TONNE of cocaine

SPAIN’S National Police have seized a tonne of highly pure cocaine in a raid on a luxury villa in Tenerife, marking the largest haul...


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