• Gibraltar at Interreg conference in Brussels

    Gibraltar at Interreg conference in Brussels0

    Jackie Linares, education advisor of the Department of Education, attended the Interreg SUDOE conference in Brussels at the beginning of June. The Interreg Sudoe Programme supports regional development in Southwest Europe financing transnational projects through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). A mid-term conference to coincide with the 15th Anniversary of the Programme was held

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  • Four-day course puts young people’s mental health at the forefront

    Four-day course puts young people’s mental health at the forefront0

    Dr Pooky Knightsmith, a UK-based child and adolescent mental health specialist and author, has completed a four day training programme delivered to professionals who work with young people on the Rock. The bespoke training was based on the results of phase 1 of a study conducted in Gibraltar schools. Over 260 delegates attended the course

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  • Where and what students study affects their earning power, minister warns

    Where and what students study affects their earning power, minister warns0

    By Alison Kershaw, Press Association There are a clutch of under-performing degrees that are failing to boost earnings and provide students with value for money, the Universities Minister has warned. Sam Gyimah said that the variability between courses and institutions in potential future salaries is a cause for concern. In a speech to the Higher

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  • Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says

    Govt ‘refuses to listen’ to teachers, GSD says0

    The GSD has slammed the Gibraltar Government for “refusing to listen” to the concerns of teachers over its schools project as it “rams through” its agenda ahead of the next general election. In doing so the party insisted that it would have taken a different attitude to consultation had it had the opportunity to implement

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  • Designs approved for new St Anne’s

    Designs approved for new St Anne’s0

    The designs for the new St Anne’s School were signed off on Friday, the Gibraltar Government said. The new school, designed by Orfila Architects following extensive consultation with school staff, will be built on the site of the present Notre Dame school, and next to the new Notre Dame. The designs were signed off by

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  • Sir Elton John to read The Dog Detectives on cbeebies

    Sir Elton John to read The Dog Detectives on cbeebies0

    Sir Elton John has signed up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story. The singer, 71, will tell pre-school viewers the story of The Dog Detectives: Lost In London. He is the latest big name to sign up for the slot, which has featured Tom Hardy, Dolly Parton, Suranne Jones, Hollywood star Chris Evans, Damian Lewis

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