Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A different sort of summer school in Spain

OPX editor Wendy Andersen offers some crafty tips on ‘stealth teaching' during the long summer months

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...

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

Write to fly

Great prizes on offer in the Olive Press' junior writing competition

Marbella Design Academy brings up 20 years in style

The prestigious international design school hosted a party for 300 people

UK to require schools to detail the nationality of its pupils for government database

The information will be gathered on children aged two to nine

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

But will we fit in?

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

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Spanish children encouraged to cycle to school

Biker generation

Back-to-school bills set to rocket

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

Nerja’s bid for bilingual schooling

Bilingual education could be making its way to Nerja

Still Searching for a Star in Marbella

Quick! The last talent show audition takes place this Saturday

Brexit blamed for first drop in EU applicants to British universities in five years

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places. The number of students coming to the UK from the EU...

Grounding children is a thing of the past

iPad or Kindle bans look to be enforced instead

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...

Madrid mayor demands students sweep the streets during holidays

The reformist leader wants undergraduates to spend a few months a year sweeping the streets

Fine schools for illiterate kids

Schools could be punished if children remain illiterate when they move to secondary schools

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.

PSOE to increase numbers of teachers in Andalucia

The Junta has also announced that it will reduce school hours to 18 hours per week.
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