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Education & Employment news & information for Spain

Freephone bullying helpline goes live
Education/Work Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Freephone bullying helpline goes live

A SCHOOL bullying helpline is now up and running from today, open 24 hours and free of charge. The number, 900 018 018, does not show up on an itemised phone bill, meaning it can be called anonymously and without trace...

Nationwide school strike and protest marches against 'stifling' education reform and double exam pressure
Education/Work Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Nationwide school strike and protest marches against...

PROTEST marches set off this morning at 08.20 and 09.00 in Villarobledo (Albacete province) and Onil (Alicante province) respectively as part of a nationwide strike and demonstration against extra exams forced on fifth-...

Downpours force school closures across Canary Islands
Education/Work Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Downpours force school closures across Canary Islands

SCHOOL'S out today (Wednesday) across the whole of the Canarian islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura because of torrential rain and the likelihood of severe flash-flooding, and the warning may extend to the rest...

Call centre employees conclude 24-hour strike
Education/Work Fri, Oct 7, 2016

Call centre employees conclude 24-hour strike

CALL centres across Spain have been on strike for the last 24 hours over working conditions and pay, issues which have been at stalemate for the last 20 months. Spain's main unions, the CCOO, UGT and CGT even called...

Woman who won 'lifetime income' in prize draw forced to repay €17,000 in dole money
Education/Work Sun, Sep 25, 2016

Woman who won 'lifetime income' in prize draw forced to...

A WOMAN who won a competition where the prize was an after-tax €1,200 monthly salary for the rest of her life has been forced to refund over €17,000 in dole money over a total of four years during which she was out...

Education authorities force Valencia high school to let pupil in 'hiyab' back to class
Education/Work Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Education authorities force Valencia high school to let...

A SPANISH teenager of Moroccan descent has been allowed back to school after over a week at home following the headmaster's orders that she should not return if she planned to wear her , or headscarf. Takwa Rejeb, a...

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