Tuesday, January 25, 2022


5 reasons to start learning Spanish this Summer

Learning Spanish or any other foreign language is an exciting and grateful experience. Of all the possible foreign languages, Spanish is a great choice that...

YOU’VE GOT MAIL: Wireless internet connection overhaul planned for more than 1,500 primary schools in Spain’s Valencia region

PRIMARY schools throughout the Valencian Community will be fitted with fast and reliable Wi-Fi from March. The central government in Madrid has announced the inking...

English courses organized for Spanish hospitality workers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ENGLISH FOR HOSPITALITY courses have just started on the Costa Blanca, after a Guardamar del Segura council collaboration with Convega.  The course involves 155 training...

2016: What a year!

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

CLIC International House is inspiring the next generation of English teachers at its Malaga and Sevilla centres

Forget mindlessly reciting from a textbook, the CLIC way is dynamic, fun and includes plenty of practice with volunteer local Spanish students

Half of Olive Press readers say it’s not yet safe to send kids back to school

EXPAT parents are completely split over whether it is the right time for children to return to school, our research suggests. The Olive Press reader...

Male teachers in Spain wear skirts to support children against homophobic slurs

MALE teachers in Spain have taken a stand against bullies by wearing skirts to class.  Manuel Ortega, 37, and Borja Velaquez, 36, who teach Virgen...

English teacher sacked for refusing to wear mask at school in Spain’s Granada

ANDALUCIA’S education authority has suspended an English teacher without any pay for refusing to wear a face mask at a school in Granada. The English...

Teacher from Spain ‘hid in cupboard’ with students while white supremacist went on killing spree at US school

 A TEACHER from Spain was forced to hide in cupboard with her pupils as a white supremacist went on a killing spree in the...

EXPLAINED: Measures taken by Spain’s Ministry of Education so students don’t ‘lose’ school year due to coronavirus confinement

An estimated 10% of school children do not have access to the technology required to do online coursework

Westside School class sent home after COVID-19 case found in Gibraltar

A WHOLE class at Westside School has gone into self-isolation after one of its students caught COVID-19 and contact tracers moved in.

Brexit: British students heading to universities in Spain face visa delays

Brexit is derailing plans made by British students to spend their year abroad at universities in Spain, it has emerged. Just weeks before thousands of...

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

Rural Andalucian school wins €300 million in El Gordo Christmas lottery

Rural school in poor village celebrates after winning big in national lottery

Lady Elizabeth School, in Benitachell Alicante, is to have its grand inauguration this month

IT is certainly one of the most stunning school developments of recent years. And now with the completion of its indoor pool, the brand new...

Spanish ranked as most valuable language to learn for English speakers worldwide

SPANISH has been ranked as the most valuable language to learn for English speakers worldwide, according to a new study.

Granada: The ultimate student guide to the city in southern Spain

IF you were to visit just one city in Spain, Ernest Hemingway wrote, it should be Granada - and there are few student cities...

Learn the lingo: Maravillas has the Spanish language programme for you

TO get the best from settling into a new life in Spain, it is best to learn the language. Whether it is for business purposes...

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

Gibraltar’s Prior Park School goes from strength to strength with its exam results, continuing its 100% pass rate

The school has also driven inter-schools sports competitions among schools in Gibraltar and in Spain

Teachers will get COVID-19 training but only after new school year starts on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TEACHERS in Valencian Community schools are to be taught to identify COVID-19 symptoms amongst their students. The sessions though are scheduled to commence after next...

How Language Skills Can Help You Have a Successful Career Abroad

Thousands of people come to the UK each year for work. According to the last year’s study, 715,000 people immigrated to the United Kingdom,...

5 most common false friends in Spanish and English

Falsos amigos – also known as false friends – are words that are identical or similar in spelling or sound in two languages, but...

Technology Advancement and Its Influence on Our Society

Learn more about the four industrial revolutions and modern shift in business, economy and education. Read more to identify key changes.

Former Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero teaching Spanish to children in the UK, as part of the BBC’s plan...

SERGIO Aguero has been announced as the BBC’s Spanish teacher for children in England during the lockdown.

Spain excluded disabled child from mainstream school and violated inclusive education right says UN

A disabled child from Leon has been discriminated against by the Spanish authorities, a UN human rights committee has concluded. Because of his Down’s...




New COVID-19 record but hospital admissions are much lower than 2021 numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

A new pandemic record daily total of 39,585 cases was reported this Tuesday in the Valencian Community. Exactly a year ago, the total was 8,423. The...


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