Spain

SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

By at September 22, 2018 | 10:18 am

SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

(MissionNewswire) The “Electronics and Autism Spectrum Disorders: building bridges for communication” initiative in Pamplona, Spain is focused on developing strategies to help children who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their teachers overcome the difficulties of interaction within the classroom. The initiative is a collaboration between the Salesians of more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

By at September 16, 2018 | 8:19 am

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

(MissionNewswire) Three teachers from the Salesian Spain-St. James Major Province have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program. This program offers training to teachers all over the world to aid them in developing innovative educational projects that change and improve classroom education. The Google for Education program more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

By at September 11, 2018 | 10:12 am

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

(MissionNewswire) As school begins again in Spain, 96 Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students this year. In addition, approximately 17,000 new students will start learning a trade in vocational training centers and workshops. These Salesian students will be taught by close to 6,000 teachers who are employed at Salesian educational centers across the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

Colombia , Ghana , Senegal , Spain , Special Reports

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

By at July 22, 2018 | 8:50 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new coffee shop Marticoffee to offer vocational students real work experience

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Martí-Codolar Center, one of nine Salesian centers organized under the Salesians of Sant Jordi located in Barcelona in the Catalonia region of Spain, just presented a new educational and social cafeteria project known as Marticoffee. The project was developed out of the Employment Promotion Network that is part of the more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

By at July 13, 2018 | 8:46 am

SPAIN: Salesian programs remain open during the summer to provide summer camps for more than 20,000 youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Angel Tomás Foundation is organizing activities in Salesian centers throughout Spain so that youth will have access to interesting and educational programs this summer. While other educational institutions close for the summer, the Salesian centers continue to organize activities for youth who might not otherwise have the opportunity more...

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SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

By at June 15, 2018 | 12:43 pm

SPAIN: New documentary shines light on child slavery in Africa, work of Salesian programs

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Missions office in Madrid, Spain has been working with photojournalist Ana Palacios on a documentary “Child slaves, the back door” about child trafficking. The documentary notes there are some 152 million child slaves in the world, 72 million of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. It also notes that 50 percent of these 152 million children more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain , West Africa

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

By at May 24, 2018 | 9:52 am

SPAIN: Vocational training helps youth gain the education needed for high employability sectors

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries and Salesian sisters with Daughters of Mary Help of Christians in Spain offer close to 60 vocational training centers that benefit 18,700 students and employ 1,400 educators. Vocational and technical skills training has become an important part of Spain’s economy and a path many youth take to be able to find more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

By at May 21, 2018 | 6:17 am

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries hold first basic vocational training projects competition with more than 500 students

(MissionNewswire) On May 4, the Salesian center of Carabanchel, located in Madrid, Spain, hosted the first basic vocational training projects competition. More than 500 students from the Salesian centers in Burgos, Pamplona, ​​Logroño, Villamuriel (Palencia), Deusto (Bilbao) and Madrid participated. At the event, Salesian missionaries renewed their commitment to more...

OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

By at April 3, 2018 | 2:02 pm

ITALY/SPAIN: Salesian students compete, win in technology innovation competitions

(MissionNewswire) Youth who attend Salesian schools often distinguish themselves by being able to devise scientific and technological projects that help to build more inclusive and supportive societies. Students from the Salesian Institute in Verona, Italy were winners of the 2018 First Lego League Italia. The team's project, “Idb Tech-No-Logic," ranked first in the more...

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