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Education & Employment news & information for Valencia region

Students protest over 'extra-hard' university entrance exam
Education/Work Sat, Jun 8, 2019

Students protest over 'extra-hard' university...

SIXTH-FORMERS staged a protest in Valencia after taking their university entrance exam and facing 'impossible' maths questions. This week, young adults across Spain sat what used to be called , an independent...

Mercadona seeks 200 staff for IT department
Education/Work Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Mercadona seeks 200 staff for IT department

MERCADONA supermarkets are seeking 200 new members of staff for its IT department in its latest major recruitment drive. Candidates can be either graduates or with an FP () at level - which is about the equivalent of a...

Ban on shorts for girls sparks pupil protest
Education/Work Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Ban on shorts for girls sparks pupil protest

TEENS at a Torrevieja high school have staged a peaceful protest over centre rules banning them from wearing shorts. Around 40 girls pointedly wore shorts on the same day to show their discontent for what they call...

Cash workers 'ordered to hide in manure heap' if police turned up
Education/Work Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Cash workers 'ordered to hide in manure heap' if...

AN EMPLOYER who forced his workers to hide in manure heaps whenever the police came by has been arrested in Almoradí (Alicante province). The farm labourers were non-EU foreigners without papers and working cash-in...

Headmistress of 'world's top school' in Finland discusses homework at Valencia education conference
Education/Work Sat, Nov 12, 2016

Headmistress of 'world's top school' in Finland...

HALF an hour of homework a night is more than enough, and should be based upon play and fun activity as far as possible as well as adapted to the individual pupil, the headmistress of 'the best school in the...

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...

Castellón schoolboys, 10, win world abacus-counting championships
Education/Work Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Castellón schoolboys, 10, win world abacus-counting...

TWO Spanish schoolboys have become world champions in abacus counting after winning the finals in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Óscar Mira Escrig and Miguel del Águila Hernández, both aged 10, walked away with the Grand...

Pupils protest over freezing cold classrooms
Education/Work Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Pupils protest over freezing cold classrooms

KIDS at a Valencia primary school staged a protest outside their gates wrapped in scarves, woolly hats and gloves to complain about freezing temperatures in the classroom. About 200 of them carried banners reading,...

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