The University of Barcelona has once again risen up the NTU’s international university ranking, along with holding on to its position as number one university in Spain. more

Oct 17, 2016 10:15 AM In the City

Are you looking to be an English teacher in Barcelona? Here's everything you need to get a job teaching English in the city. more

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 PM Business & Working 4 Comments

Nearly three months of holidays may be a delight for the children, but it can leave a lot of parents scratching their heads. Read on for the best of Barcelona's summer schools. more

May 11, 2016 2:03 PM Settling In

Barcelona is home to many acclaimed business schools and students come from far away to study here. There's a huge variety of courses on offer, from Bachelors and Masters to Phds, covering everything business and management-related. more

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Revealing the hidden city

Courtesy of Hidden City Tours

A new Barcelona tour employs local homeless people as its guides more

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Widen your and your family's horizons and skill set with this range of handy and creative workshops for all ages that you can sign up for now more


The American School of Barcelona is defying the crisis, with a new building complex that will push the school forward with 21st century learning more

Jun 14, 2013 12:30 PM LIVING

Choosing a school is a daunting task for any parent. If you're considering an international school in Barcelona, here's some essential info to set you on the right path. more

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Sonia Gigler talks with Helena Munín about what led her to set up Kinder Barcelona (Poblenou), a multilingual alternative nursery and kindergarten for children up to the age of 6 years and their families, and about its development more

Jun 11, 2012 10:30 AM LIVING

Juila Weems

Photo by Carlos Felix

Julia Weems is the director of the Fashion department at the Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona—Nicola Reid spoke to her about the school, sustainable fashion, and her earliest style experiences more

Apr 30, 2012 2:10 PM IN THE CITY

Interview with a mother

Johanna Bailey talks to a foreign mother living in Barcelona who sent one of her children to an international school and the other to a local 'concertada' more

Oct 18, 2011 10:29 AM Family matters 4 Comments

Back to school

Johanna Bailey considers the pros and cons of local and international schools in Barcelona more

Sep 19, 2011 12:13 PM Family matters

Friday 16th September

Wealth tax to be re-introduced - Education secretary cautiously welcomes suspension of school language ruling - Judge rules police charge against protestors was 'excessive' more

Sep 16, 2011 10:09 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Monday 5th September

Generalitat defends 'linguistic immersion' model - King recuperates following foot operation - Mayor to keep extra police patrolling metro more



Blogger Johanna Bailey talks to Monica Kruger, who runs the Kindermusik group at Gràcia's Playhouse more

May 23, 2011 10:42 AM Family matters

Nurseries - yes or no?

Our parenting blogger Johanna Bailey broaches the question of whether or not it's a good idea to send your child to a nursery more

May 9, 2011 11:00 AM Family matters 9 Comments

Wednesday 17th March

Catalan public-school teachers on strike for fourth time in two years – High risk of power cuts in Girona area until summer – Spanish congress rejects opposition efforts to stop rise in VAT more

Mar 17, 2010 10:44 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

If you're looking to do a degree, you'll find here information about some of the further education institutions in Barcelona as well as details of the Open University more

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Looking for a nursery school in or close to Barcelona for your child? Here are some of the best options. more

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A quick guide to how the education system in Catalunya works. more

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