• Record high intake for School of Health Studies courses

    Record high intake for School of Health Studies courses0

    A record high new intake of twenty-two students has commenced educational programmes delivered by the Gibraltar Health Authority’s School of Health Studies. There are three programmes being delivered, a Diploma in Higher Education Nursing and two degree programmes: BCs(Hons) Nursing (Adult) and BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health). Seven students, who are currently employed at the

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  • Hinds: more than a quarter of UK children lack basic literacy skills

    Hinds: more than a quarter of UK children lack basic literacy skills0

    By Jennifer McKiernan, Press Association Political Staff More than a quarter of children starting primary school lack basic literacy skills, new research shows. Communication skills such as being able to talk about events in the past or future were missing in 28% of four- and five-year-olds. Education Secretary Damian Hinds has now pledged to halve

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  • 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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