Sunday, May 19, 2019

Transgender children gain new rights in Valencia

The regional government has signed off on a new protocol in a bid to tackle transphobia

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

Spain’s school pupils rank above global average in reading for first time

The country’s students now perform as well in the subject as those in the UK, Switzerland and France, and better than their contemporaries in Ireland, Italy and Austria

One in five young people do not finish school in Spain

The Ministry of Education said that 19.7% of 18 to 24-year-olds left without having completed compulsory high school exams or an alternative equivalent qualification in the second trimester of 2016

Andalucia science exam results ranked worst in Spain

That is the verdict of Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, the Junta’s Education Minister, who wants to ‘put more emphasis on education’ like in best performing regions ‘Castilla-León, Madrid and Navarra.

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

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

British expat teacher arrested in Almeria for alleged nine-month affair with 15-year-old

He is being held at Almeria’s El Acebuche prison

Spanish student shocked to discover his landlord is brother of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden

Studio flats come with dinner party rooms, a cinema and a private gym

Teachers in Spain among highest paid in the world

The entry level salary was nearly €7,600 above the OECD average

Spanish parents call for a homework strike to relieve overloaded school children

Mums and dads warn schools their kids will not complete their homework in protest

Erasmus future uncertain after Brexit

Erasmus has an uncertain future as Britain tries to negotiate deals

Two dilapidated schools in Cordoba given €132,000 by Junta

More than 500 students are enrolled at the two schools

Becoming a mother can halt career progression, new study shows

The study shows mothers are less willing to travel overseas

Ronda library shortlisted for World Architectural News Civic Building Awards

The awards recognise public buildings for their originality, innovation, design, sustainability and integration into the local community

Spanish school’s ban on the hijab overturned by regional government

The education department has since vowed to draw up new regulations

Twelve Spanish universities named in world top 500

Three British unis made the top 20

How one underfunded Andalucian childrens’ centre is a true lesson in love

Troubled children find a home from home at one of Andalucia's 63 special needs school

Scientists warn of dire consequences for UK’s research capabilities following Brexit

Researchers fear the UK will fail to replace the €1.08bn a year it gets from the EU

San Roque’s Cameron International school to hold open day

The school offers foundation years 1 and 2 to three-five year olds and primary school education to five-12 year olds

Spanish without tears

Learning a new language is fun at the Blah Blah Blah Academy

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

A new study claims that learning Spanish is both cost- and time-effective

Surprisingly, Indonesian ranked as the cheapest language to learn
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