Dublin News

Dublin's All Hallows College to close

Historic Dublin insititution closes due to falling student numbers The historic religious institution All Hallows College in Dublin is to close, over insufficient student numbers and dwindling fin...
Copenhagen News

English on the decline in Denmark

Danes used to the best non-mother tongue English speakers in the world, second only to Sweden. According to the Education First English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) Norway, the Netherlands and Eston...
Brussels News

British School Brussels up for award

The British School of Brussels (BSB) has been shortlisted for the award of best British Independent School of the year. The winner will be announced on 14 November. Also shortlisted are Christ's Co...
Vienna News

Vienna's new university campus

Vienna's University of Economics and Business (Wirtschafts Universität Wein or WU) will officially open in its new campus on 4 October. The new site, known as Campus WU, is in the Prater distr...
Paris News

French universities may teach more in English

French academics are protesting a plan to change some of the country’s education laws to make it easier to teach university courses in English. At present this is only allowed under exception...
Oxford News

Oxford University to target

Oxford University’s vice chancellor has announced a fund raising target of £3 billion. Part of this – £1.25 billion – has already been raised under the Oxford Thinking ca...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen International School gets Møller Mærsk donation

A donation of DKK200 million from the Møller Foundation means that Copenhagen’s International School (CIS) now has to raise only another DKK 100 million (about €150,000) before const...
London News

London Metropolitan University loses licence for foreign students

About 2,500 non-EU students at London Metropolitan University must now find a new institution of higher education to sponsor them for study visas or face having to return home in the next two months....
Amsterdam News

Fewer school dropouts in the Netherlands

The number of children leaving school without any qualifications has dropped by 50 per cent in ten years in the Netherlands. School dropouts have gone from 71,000 ten years ago to 38,600 today and...
Dublin News

Dublin’s Trinity College marks Old Library anniversary

Trinity College Dublin launched a series of celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of the institution's Old Library building, on 5 April. Begun in May 1712, it took 20 years to complete the bui...
Copenhagen News

International schools get boost in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is increasing the number of places available for children in international schools in order to attract more multinational business to the city. The Copenhagen International School opene...
Berlin News

Students love Berlin

Berlin is one of the best cities in the world for students thanks to its low cost of living and the quality of its culture. Paris, London, Boston, Melbourne, Vienna, Sydney and Zurich were placed befo...
Brussels News

Carnival activities for children

The city has organised a series of activities for children during the Carnival holidays from 20-24 February. These include sports, a circus workshop, life on the farm and sound screen productions....
London News

London’s literacy drive

The department store Selfridges on Oxford Street in London is providing an interactive reading space for children on its lower ground floor in an effort to improve literacy in the capital. The new...
Madrid News

Teachers strike in Madrid

Secondary school teachers in Madrid began a two-day strike on 20 September. The teachers are protesting against job lay-offs and increased hours in the second round of austerity measures being ushered...
Berlin News

Berlin universities create joint centre for Jewish studies

Berlin universities are to create a cohesive multi-university centre for Jewish studies, that could be up and running as early as this autumn. Potsdam, Freie, Humboldt and Technische universities will...
London News

London schools face massive shortage of places

Up to 70,000 children in London will not have a school place over the next four years, says London Councils, an organisation that represents all 33 London boroughs. The shortage of school places in th...
Oxford News

Oxford’s primary schools have worst performance in England

After damning GCSE results, which saw Oxford schools placed 320th out of 324 in countrywide league tables, it has now been revealed by the Department of Education that Oxford
Berlin News

Immigrant students need more integration

More social workers, teachers, money and integration guides will help solve the problem of the anti-German views expressed by immigrant students in Berlin