Tuesday, January 25, 2022


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

Erasmus students protest against funding cuts

Students vent fury at Erasmus grant cut on Twitter

Education more important than data protection, judge rules

Judge rules in favour of teacher who looked at a student's phone following a complaint he had shown explicit videos to a female pupil

Spain’s basic education skills don’t add up

Spain languishes at the bottom of the league table for basic numeracy and literacy skills

University of Granada is among worlds’ best universities

Granada celebrates after making the top 500 list

Graduates of prestigious music school in Valencia represent UK

In the first-ever graduating class of the music school's new campus, Brits make a solid showing

Spanish students choose Malaga

Málaga's language schools generate millions of euros for Andalucía's tourism industry

Longer than a Leonard Cohen song

Headmistress Sian Kirkham explains the long list of events going on at British School of Marbella this month

Cruise control

Get a beauty diploma at the Marbella Beauty Academy and you could land yourself a job on a cruise liner

Educating the expats

Frances Leate talks to four sets of expat parents, each of whom have chosen a different education route for their children on moving to Spain

No more coasting on the Costa

Ashley Bolton and Wendy Williams take a look at the rise of private education in southern Spain and explore its advantages over local state schools

Disapproving parents ‘deliberately’ try to split children up with boyfriends or girlfriends, finds study

15% even admitted to posing as a friend on Facebook or Twitter





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