Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Give peas a chance

From Victorians to Peace Festivals, headteacher Miss Kirkham describes another wacky month at the British School of Marbella

Gap year students three times more likely to work abroad

The study also found 27% meet long-term partners while overseas

Buzz in the air at British School of Marbella

Headmistress Sian Kirkham is thrilled to be back for the new term

Back-to-school bills set to rocket

As kids head back to school, parents are facing record expenses

Spain’s new favourite export to the US… teachers!

Oklahoma is recruiting Spanish staff

Summer boost for low income Axarquia families

A programme organised by the Velez-Malaga Red Cross and La Caixa helps these children excel academically

Parents storm Catalan language barrier

The Catalan school system has raised some 10 million Catalan speakers

Winnie the Pooh tops list of classic kids’ favourites

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

Sevilla student gets competitive scholarship to Cambridge

The farmer's daughter is currently completing a biotechnology degree

School’s out for the summer

BSM headteacher and columnist Sian Kirkham on epic waterfights, celeb parties and dance routines at the end of term

University students economically stranded by grant delays

Catalunya is being blamed for a hold-up in student grants

No such thing as a couch potato at British School of Marbella

Columnist and BSM headteacher Sian Kirkham explains why there was a lot of healthy eating at the school last week

School book accused of airbrushing Franco’s rule

The children's history book brushes over the real details of Spain's civil war

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

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

Fees for degrees in Andalucia are lower than most of Spain

The region has imposed the second smallest university fee hike in the country over five years

iPads and Kindles crucial in encouraging youngsters to read

Parents should turn to technology as more and more children are rejecting books

Students launch further strike action against education cuts

The Students' Union demands that people join them and stand up in the defence of public education

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

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

School takes walk on the wild side

British School of Marbella headmistress Miss Kirkham takes a walk on the wild side by inviting a host of hairy beasts into school

UK education bottom of the class for ‘neets’

White, working class men most likely to find themselves without work

Andalucia books boost

Region to receive almost a third of book programme budget

South Americans aim for Spain

Around 20% of graduates from a world-leading business school based in Barcelona will be south American

Spanish university crowned Erasmus champ

Valencia’s Universitat Politecnica flies the flag for Spanish universities

To play or not to play?

Youngsters shouldn´t be forced to play sport at a young age

Malaga University student arrested in cheating probe

Student allegedly stole roommates identity to cheat in an exam
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