Spain

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

By at November 10, 2018 | 2:11 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Madrid, Spain have signed three collaboration agreements with the companies FeuVert, Analysis and Simulation (AyS Group) and Herco. These companies will provide training, technology and consultation to Salesian vocational training centers to improve offerings for students and the professional skills of their teachers. The more...

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

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

By at November 8, 2018 | 6:37 pm

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Córdoba, Spain, celebrated its 20-year anniversary on Oct. 26. The organization is committed to providing programs for vulnerable youth in Andalusia, Extremadura and the Canary Islands. Through education and social programs, the Don Bosco Foundation tackles a range of issues from social exclusion to poverty, working more...

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

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

By at October 31, 2018 | 12:29 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms has launched a new program in Spain to help vulnerable young unaccompanied minors. Many countries around the globe have been grappling with an influx of young unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries in search of safety, employment and a better way of life. However, many youth find that more...

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

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

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