Friday, February 28, 2020

Spain hires Germany as ‘Sherpa’

Spaniards to receive German-style on-the-job training to help them land well-paid positions

Spanish university crowned Erasmus champ

Valencia’s Universitat Politecnica flies the flag for Spanish universities

UK education bottom of the class for ‘neets’

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

Students take to streets as education cuts begin to bite

Hundreds of thousands of teachers and students have protested around Spain

Back-to-school bills set to rocket

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

Fun and games at the British School of Marbella

Ash Bolton looks back on an action-packed few weeks

Top tips for a new school in Spain

OPX editor Wendy Andersen on preparing your children for a new school

What a novel idea!

Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Here’s a collection of our favourite books to help outsiders understand themselves

Gap year students three times more likely to work abroad

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

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

Construction firm to pay €15,000 after botched job leads to child’s injury

A CONSTRUCTION company has been ordered to pay more than €15,000 for using the wrong sized screw in a job. It comes after investigators discovered...

Andalucia’s Cameron International School offers students a global education and has just partnered with Tottenham Hotspur

“At Cameron International School we want all our children to be able to develop their talents”

Parents invited to meet headmaster of Gibraltar’s new independent school in Algeciras next week

Parents interested in learning more about Gibraltar's brand new independent secondary school can attend an information evening at the Hotel Guadacorte Park in Algeciras

Lady Elizabeth School on the Costa Blanca joins global Greenpeace climate strike campaign

STUDENTS from a top British school on the Costa Blanca have marched on their town hall to demand collaboration in tackling environmental...

Coffee for the children! Palmanova to host charity event

CAKE, coffee and hand-crafted goods await at Palmanova's annual Feed a Child charity event hosted by a group of local expats. For almost a decade...

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

2016: What a year!

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

Religious education to be stripped of its academic value in Spain

RELIGIOUS education is to be stripped of its academic value under Spain’s new education chief, Isabel Celaa. Announcing the reform, the Minister said RE would...

Private or state? Two Olive Press reporters compare their very different school experiences

Posh private or Joe public - is paying for an education worth it? Olive Press reporters Dimitris Kouimtsidis and Charlie Smith compare their own schools to find out

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...

With so many good schools in southern Spain, picking the right one is a multiple choice question. This cheat...

It’s likely you’ve already heard of some of the region’s more well-established private international schools...

4 Things You Must Do When Writing an Academic Essay

Once you have grasped the basics of writing an essay, academic essay writing is easier than you might realize. The purpose of an academic...

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.

Study trips and cultural exchanges from Mallorca to Italy CANCELLED over coronavirus fears

SEVERAL study trips and cultural exchanges from Mallorca to Italy have been cancelled due to mounting fears over the spread of coronavirus.

Robots take over Spanish classrooms

Robots may be the new frontier for programming education
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