Children in Spain

In this school trans students don’t feel different

2017.06.29

Increase in the number of Spanish schools that promote ad hoc programs for the inclusion of transgender students. In fact, there is a “certificate of recognition” for those schools who provide special training to ...

Pet therapy to fight bullying at school

2017.05.02

Pet therapy courses as part of the academic program to prevent bullying. Thanks to dogs that are able to facilitate socialization and healthy exchange among students. This initiative is sponsored by the Spanish association ...

Ruck sacks are a danger to children’s backs

2017.03.08

It is common knowledge that backpacks and rucksacks are detrimental to children’s health, but today we have confirmation, with numbers and data provided by a study from the University of Granada. The study has ...

Historic decrease in Spain’s drop-out rate

2017.01.30

For the first time Spain's student drop-out rate has fallen below 19%, an all time record. In 2008, in fact, the rate was  31.7%. The current percentage actually represents a decrease in the number ...

Safe paths to school, more exercise and less smog

2017.01.20

The “caminos escolares” are pedestrian walkways in Spain that have been created to allow kids to get to school on foot. They pass through neighborhood parks and streets with limited traffic. From Madrid to ...

A mother’s story of raising a child with disability

2016.12.06

In simple language, Portuguese mom, Teresa Coutinho, decided to tell about her experience raising a child with disabilities. The Press Office of the European Parliament in Portugal explained that the book, «María, la alegría ...

Spanish parents protest against too much homework

2016.11.03

For the first time, Spanish parents have decided to boycott against too much homework for their children. In their opinion, studying math tables, chemical formulas, history and literature at home is useless. It only ...