By Cathy Elelman • 27 November 2019 • 13:00
DISTINCTION: UNICEF has named Cuevas’ Luis Siret infants’ school a Reference Centre in the Education on the Rights of Childhood and Global Citizenship.
SCHOOLS in Cuevas del Almanzora and Palomares have gained United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recognition.
UNICEF has recognised the Luis Siret school infants’ school in Cuevas and the Palomares infants’ school as Reference Centres in the Education on the Rights of Childhood and Global Citizenship in what was the third set of announcements of the distinctions.
The two schools are the only education centres in Almeria province to have the recognition.
According to Cuevas council the two schools have started on an educational transformation orientated to childhood rights.
Both centres have “taken the first necessary steps for integrating the rights of childhood in the planning and in the school day”, the local authority said.
“UNICEF has recognised the work we are doing in our infants’ schools, which are very committed to childhood rights”, commented Cuevas Education councillor Ana Maria Castro.
“We are very pleased with these distinctions and the council wants to congratulate both centres.”
ORIENTATION: The Palomares infants’ school, and the Cuevas centre, have started on an educational transformation orientated to the rights of childhood.CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Cuevas del Almanzora
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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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