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STEAM Learning: Education for life

Nowadays, technology is changing our society at a dizzying pace. Because of this, labour demands are constantly evolving and the need to find workers with a diverse technological skill set is ever growing. What we are currently experiencing is a skills revolution. The...

Lodging options for foreign students

Making the decision to send your child to study abroad depends on a lot of different factors. Among them is lodging, a matter that can be fundamental when the time comes to decide whether to send your child to one destination or another. In the end, the experience of...

The digital world inside Spanish classrooms: Motivational tools

Digital technology has transformed every facet of our lives, including the way that we communicate with each other, and can even be found inside our classrooms. Nowadays, it’s difficult to imagine a Spanish curriculum that doesn’t benefit from the use of modern...

Student competences in the 21st Century

One of the great challenges that face educators today is the need to train modern citizens to successfully live and flourish in the society they live in. The function of teaching has changed a lot throughout history and schools have evolved along with it. However,...

Evaluating students in Spain

"One of the main challenges facing teachers in Spain today is the move away from traditional evaluation models, expressly focused on exams and marks, and instead towards more formative assessment models, which clearly focus on improving learning. Dochy, Segers and...

What you need to know in order to enrol in a private school in Spain

Enrolling in a Spanish school is a simple process, although procedures differ depending on the course in which the student wants to enrol. When it comes to Primary Education (which in Spain ranges from 6 to 12 years of age) prior academic qualification validation is...

Admission processes in spanish schools

All children in Spain between the ages of 6 and 16 must partake in mandatory primary and secondary education. In Spain, there are three types of schools to choose from: public, charter, and private. The differences between each type of school (public, private and...

Spain, a safe country to live and study in

There are a great number of wonderful features that characterise Spain as one of the best places in the world to live. The people and families that settle down in Spain feel both accepted and welcomed. Studies, such as the Expat Explorer 2017 carried out by HSBC,...

What is needed to gain admission to a spanish university?

The Spanish university system offers a number of educational options including public, private, in-person and long-distance learning, with 78 universities spread throughout the country. The Bologna Process (1999) established the incorporation of Spain into the...