Monday, January 27, 2020

Record numbers of Spaniards at UK boarding schools

Students from overseas makeup a massive 15% of all UK boarding schools’ intake

Erasmus future uncertain after Brexit

Erasmus has an uncertain future as Britain tries to negotiate deals

Couch potatoes found to have bigger waistlines

A report has shown the link between a child's health and their TV intake

Castilla-La Mancha invests bullfighting money into school books

The funds from the cancelled festival will go to buying schoolbooks for unemployed families

Sotogrande International School goes back to the 80s with new musical

Even the audience are invited to don their best 80s outfits

First ever lightsaber school opens in Madrid for Star Wars fans

Spain has opened its first ever ‘lightsaber school’ as it pursues this futuristic sport

Local pupils reenact victory over Britain

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

Gibraltar GCSE pass rate better than last year

Gibraltar students excelled in Spanish, dance and geography

Close encounters of the BSM kind

A series of weird and wonderful events herald the new school year

Violent video games harmful for teenagers

Too much time spent on video games could lead to young people growing up to be agressive adults

Andalucia books boost

Region to receive almost a third of book programme budget

Leading Costa del Sol school makes move to build second site in Estepona

The Mayfair International Academy has lodged a proposal with Estepona Town Hall after a plot of land was put out to tender for a new educational development.

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

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

VIDEO: Spanish for couch potatoes

The series, set in Madrid, comprises five episodes and can be viewed via youtube

It’s such a perfect day

A typical day in the life of pupils at Sotogrande International School

Spanish students protest over university degree reforms

Reforms will see undergraduate degrees cut to three years

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

Half term comes to Spain with region introducing British-style school calendar

Will Spain's other autonomous communities follow suit?

But will we fit in?

Parents more concerned that other families are ‘people like us’ than about discipline

UK set to follow Spain’s ‘no phones in schools’ policy

Mobile phones are set to be completely banned in UK schools

Spanish students protest over education law

The protests were called by the Students Union with the biggest marches taking place in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia

Top of his class

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

New Spanish exam put to the test

The SIELE is more accessible that the previous Spanish competency test, the DELE
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