The Education Department of Nerja Council is putting into operation an initiative to try and reduce the amount of absenteeism in schools.
From December 9th to 12th is a new activity for students in the municipality being developed within the programme ‘Imagina’, this one relating to the medium of film.
Two thousand children in sixty-two municipal nursery and primary schools in Sevilla were without a meal service on Monday as those responsible for the centres decided to take industrial action to try and force the Junta de Andalucia to pay its debts.
Today, Monday June 2nd, sees the start of measures by the Junta de Andalucia to provide meals at schools for children at risk of social exclusion and could benefit 50,000 pupils when fully implemented.
Nerja Council has launched several initiatives in support of their numerous requests to the provincial and regional authorities for improvements to existing schools or the building of new schools in the municipality.
A group of French students and teachers from Fontainebleau have been spending the past few weeks with families in Torrox as part of a cultural exchange project in conjunction with the IES Alfaguar. Students from Torrox will be travelling to France in July to improve their French language skills.
Torrox Town Hall has started a road safety programme aimed at Primary school pupils. The course has started at the colegio Mare Nostrum and aims to involve all pupils in the municipality, some 1,500 in total.
The Council is to invest €650,000 in the maintenance and cleaning of a dozen schools and colleges in the municipality. The new concessionaire will not only provide the regular cleaning services but will also provide personnel to be available to perform urgent tasks.
A total of 878,891 students in Andalucia – Secondary, Adult Education, Bachillerato and others – start back at schools and colleges today after the summer break. Although the number of students remains the same, the number of teachers does not.
Nearly one million pupils, 561,357 Primary and 393,433 Kindergarten, return to school on Monday after the summer break with Secondary and other schools starting on September 17th.