Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Violent video games harmful for teenagers

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

Good education more crucial to success than working hard, say Spaniards

Only 47% thought that working hard was important for success

Parents storm Catalan language barrier

The Catalan school system has raised some 10 million Catalan speakers

Sevilla student gets competitive scholarship to Cambridge

The farmer's daughter is currently completing a biotechnology degree

Buzz in the air at British School of Marbella

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

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

Nerja’s bid for bilingual schooling

Bilingual education could be making its way to Nerja

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

Spanish below average for speaking foreign languages

The average European Union citizen of working age speaks three languages

Half of Spanish children tired in mornings, new study finds

A nocturnal lifestyle is causing children in Spain to underperform in the classroom

A wonderful way with words

Sotogrande International School embraced World Poetry Day by asking its pupils to pen a few lines

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

Dreaming of top grades in Spain

Kids in Spain tend not to get enough sleep

British schoolgirl faces sunglasses horror during holiday in Spain

Laura Musson was left with a severely swollen face after suffering an allergic reaction to cheap sunglasses

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

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

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

But will we fit in?

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

Give peas a chance

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

iPads and Kindles crucial in encouraging youngsters to read

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

Private education is ‘corrosive’ to UK society, claims Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister claims massive gap between state and private schools is damaging the economy

Expat’s new book to help Spanish children with English

Briton set to tour schools with book Dreamstones in bid to get kids interested

Madrid and Barcelona dominate university rankings

New world university rankings put Barcelona and Madrid top of the class in Spain

Child care costs crippling UK families

Figures show UK has the world's highest childcare costs

University of Granada is among worlds’ best universities

Granada celebrates after making the top 500 list

School book accused of airbrushing Franco’s rule

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

Herald the dawn of the Spanish ‘dive-bomb’ wasp

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