By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 24 Nov 2019 • 14:00
TRAINING NEEDS: Courses are planned in terms of employment and social well-being policies.
CREDIT: Ajuntament de El Campello
ONE in three students signed up for courses this year at El Campello’s adult education school are foreigners.
The municipality’s EPA Permanent School of Students now has more than 440 adults registered for the 23 groups this year, of which 145 are non-Spanish residents.
The students are studying subjects including literacy, IT and English, Spanish and Valencian as a foreign language.
The council stressed the course programmes are aimed at covering the training needs of local adults, “in a society in constant change and increasingly more demanding”, and are planned, managed and evaluated in terms of employment and social well-being policies.
Also, taking into account many students have jobs, there are classes from 9am to 10pm.
Course registration remains open until January 31 as the facilities can cater to 981 students in total.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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