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Education & Employment news & information for Murcia region/province

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 Mon, Sep 3, 2007

British school opens in Polaris resort

Another branch of British school King’s College is due to open in the Mar Menor area in time for the next academic year. The sixth of its kind in Spain, the school will open its doors on September 12 in the Polaris...

Education/Work Tue, Jul 10, 2007

New children's traffic school opens in Fuente Álamo

Fuente Álamo's new Road Safety Park has opened in the Plaza de la Autonomía. At the new facility, which has a total surface area of 4,591 square metres, of which 250 square metres have been built on, children will...

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...

Three injured in Murcia motorway explosion
Education/Work Wed, Feb 1, 2006

Three injured in Murcia motorway explosion

Three construction workers were injured in an explosion outside one of the tunnels on the Cartagena-Vera motorway near the town of Aguilas (Murcia) at 8.42pm yesterday evening. All three men suffered first degree burns,...

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...

Education/Work Thu, Feb 17, 2005

New heating system for Mazarron school

The Francisco Caparros school in Mazarron, which has 25 classrooms and a total of 710 pupils, will have a brand new central heating system fitted before the start of the next academic year. It will cost nearly €120...

Education/Work Wed, Jan 26, 2005

Bus driver leaves school kids 5km from home in snow storm

Representatives from Lorca Town Hall have asked for an explanation from the López Fernández coach company after one of their drivers left a group of children to walk around 5km back to their homes in the snow after...

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...

Alcantarilla chemical plant worker seriously injured
Education/Work Tue, Oct 26, 2004

Alcantarilla chemical plant worker seriously injured

A 51 year old man has been "very seriously" injured in an industrial accident at a chemical plant in Alcantarilla. Emergency services sources reveal that they received a call at 7.55am this morning to say that a...

Education/Work Thu, Sep 30, 2004

Supermarket worker injures hand in meat mincer

A 30 year old woman, whose identity has been withheld, trapped the fingers of one of her hands in a meat mincing machine at 7.30pm yesterday evening at a supermarket on Alcantarilla´s calle Valencia where she is...