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Education & Employment news & information for Murcia city

Regional presidents unite to demand river diversion clarification
Education/Work Tue, Jan 13, 2009

Regional presidents unite to demand river diversion...

Yesterday, Francisco Camps, the president of the Valencian Community, held a meeting with his Murcian counterpart and fellow conservative, Ramon Luis Valcárcel, after which both men appeared at a press conference at...

Education/Work Sat, Jun 30, 2007

210 highly gifted schoolchildren identified

Murica is one of the first regions in Spain to implement specific plans to identify and train highly-gifted children. The plan, which was introduced by the regional Education ministry more than three years ago, is being...

Rescuers find body of missing rubbish tip worker
Education/Work Thu, May 12, 2005

Rescuers find body of missing rubbish tip worker

The body of 40 year old José Ramón HL, who was buried under a mountain of rubbish at a residue treatment centre in Abanilla caused by two minor earth tremors on Monday night, was found by rescuers in the cab of his...

Murcia sex abuse teacher suspended
Education/Work Mon, Jan 24, 2005

Murcia sex abuse teacher suspended

The teacher at Murcia´s Narciso Yepes Junior School accused of sexually abusing a four year old boy in his class has been suspended by the regional education authority and replaced with a substitute teacher until the...

Education/Work Thu, Nov 4, 2004

Murcia Town Hall employees take Arabic lessons

Given the growing number of Arabic speaking immigrants in Murcia, a total of 21 public servants have undertaken a basic course in Arabic in order to provide improved customer service. Information desk employees, social...

Water, water... where?
Education/Work Thu, Jul 1, 2004

Water, water... where?

About 500 farmers demonstrated outside the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura (Water Confederation of the Segura, or CHS) today to protest against the association’s latest decision to send less water than the...

Education/Work Mon, May 3, 2004

Nine employees injured by chemical spillage

Nine employees have been affected by the inhalation of toxic vapours following an accidental spillage of sodium hipochlorite in an olive packaging factory in Murcia. None of the affected workers are in danger, although...

In memory of fallen colleagues
Education/Work Wed, Apr 28, 2004

In memory of fallen colleagues

200 delegates belonging to majority trades unions UGT (General Union of Workers) and CC.OO. (Workers’ Committees) demonstrated in Murcia today and held one minute’s silence next to a heart made with candles and...

Civil servants stage 15-minute walkout
Education/Work Wed, Feb 11, 2004

Civil servants stage 15-minute walkout

20 civil servants working for the Territorial Management of the Ministry of Justice in Murcia are pictured during a demonstration held today demanding an improvement in working conditions and an increase in staff.The 15...

Education/Work Thu, Jan 29, 2004

Murcia University dismisses homophobia claims

Murcia University council today refused to censure two psychology lecturers over accusations of homophobia. The president of the Sate Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transexuals and Bisexuals, Beatriz Gimeno, asked for...

Education/Work Fri, Dec 19, 2003

Education organisation review needed, says government...

The director general for universities of the Ministry of Education, Pedro Chacón, today suggested “redesigning” the offer of university career options, timed to coincide with the EU adaptation process in this area,...