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Education & Employment news and information for Spain

Education/Work Fri, Oct 23, 2015

School's out in the Canary Islands

CHILDREN in the Canary Islands will get a day off today (Friday) as the regional government has declared that all schools will be shut due to torrential rain forecast. Some already had yesterday (Thursday) off as local...

Education/Work Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Should education be mandatory up to age 18? Political...

SPAIN'S government and its main opposition party are considering making education compulsory until the age of 18 inclusive – although they have very different views about how this should be done. The socialists,...

Education/Work Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Workers picket over Vodafone and ONO redundancies

A SERIES of pickets by employees of Vodafone and ONO started yesterday (Monday) and will run until Wednesday over plans to make 1,159 workers redundant. According to one of Spain's main unions, the labourers'...

Education/Work Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Ski slopes in Teruel and Huesca seek 150 new employees

JOB applications are now being taken for anyone who wants to work the ski season on the slopes of Aragón. Around 150 vacancies – which may increase depending upon demand as the season progresses – are awaiting...

Education/Work Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Back to school dates staggered across Spain with pupils...

THIS week sees children and teenagers gradually filtering back to the classroom after three months of summer holidays – and unlike last year, protests about lack of air-conditioning, children taking lessons in bathing...

Education/Work Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Back-to-school financial headaches can be reduced by...

STARTING the new school year in September will cost parents an average of between €400 and €800 per child, according to a consumer association in Murcia. Textbooks are the greatest expense, since parents have to buy...

Education/Work Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Education bosses impose maximum class sizes and raise...

EDUCATION authorities want to cut classroom sizes by imposing a maximum number of pupils per teacher from the start of the new term in September. No more than 25 primary school students will be in any class group, a...

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