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From Monday applications accepted for places at nurseries during 2022-2023 school year

foto 2022 escoleta nadons AThe Formentera Office of Education reports that parents and guardians of zero- to three-year-olds may send in applications for a place during the 2022-2023 school year at the island's two public nurseries –Escoleta Sa Miranda and Escoleta Sant Ferran– from Monday 14 March to 1 April.
 
Applications must be submitted via the Balearic government website:
https://www.caib.es/sites/primerainfancia/ca/informacia_del_procas_dadmissia/.
 
Other required documentation must be sent to Escoleta Sa Miranda (appointment line: 971 323 415). Information can also be requested via e-mail at escoleta@conselldeformentera.cat (7.30am to 2.30pm) or telephone (Escoleta Sa Miranda: 971 323 415 / Escoleta Sant Ferran 673 615 130), from 8.00am to 9.30am and 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
 
Calendar

The list of provisional rankings will be made public 13 May. Complaints may be submitted from 16 to 18 May. The final lists will be released 31 May and registration for the first cycle of early-childhood education at Consell de Formentera escoletes can be completed from 1 to 16 June.
 
Susana Labrador, Councillor of Education and Culture, highlighted, "The infant class started at Escoleta Sant Ferran this March and next year the two escoletes will offer the full cycle of early-childhood education for zero- to three-year-olds. Moreover we hope to maintain a waiting list of zero at every level". The councillor stressed that Escoleta Sant Ferran was prepared to expand based on need.

New infant class

Last week the adaptation period began for seven children in the infant group of Escoleta Sant Ferran. The Sant Ferran nursery opened its doors in September, with 27 children starting class in the two groups for one- to two-year-olds and two- to three-year-olds. As for Escoleta Sa Miranda, it currently serves 82 zero- to three-year-olds, seven of whom are infants.


11 March 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Kindergarteners at Mestre Lluís Andreu visit the fire station

foto 2022 visita escola bombers CYesterday three- and four-year-olds in the B group of kindergarteners at Mestre Lluís Andreu School visited the Consell de Formentera fire station and learned first-hand about the work of firefighters. The nine children in this class received theoretical and practical information on first aid and what to do in case of a fire. They were also able to try out equipment such as hoses and portable transceivers. On 25 March, children in group A will go on the same visit.

8 March 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

Consell offers new round of Catalan courses

The Formentera Language Advisory Service is pleased to announce that a new run of language courses will help islanders prepare for official Catalan exams hosted by the regional government this May. Sign-ups for the courses start 2 March and end 11 March. In this second tranche, nine face-to-face courses will be offered at various levels –two A2, two B1, two B2, two C1 and one C2– in the morning and afternoon. C2 will be offered based on demand, and scheduling will be announced when registration is complete.

Free courses, limited places

These courses are free of charge, and groups will accommodate up to 25. Once the registration is completed, aspiring students will receive an e-mail confirming their application and all the necessary information to start the course. The courses will observe all current public health measures.

Classes are scheduled to start on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 March. The end of classes will depend on exact dates of the May exams, to be announced by the Balearic Office of Language Policy (Direcció General de Politica Lingüística, DGPOLING). Registration for the exams starts 17 March and ends 30 March. Complete details, including information about dates, are available on the DGPOLING website.

Registration for any of the courses can be done online through the Virtual Citizen Information Office (Oficina Virtual d'Atenció a la Ciutadania, OVAC) and in person at the Citizen Information Office (Oficina d'Atenció a la Ciutadania, OAC) located at Carrer Ramon Llull, 6, in Sant Francesc.

For more information, please contact sal@conselldeformentera.cat.

2 March 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Talk on Palestine refugee women

At 5.00pm on 3 March, the Consell de Formentera auditorium at Plaça de la Constitució will host "Palestine Refugee Women". The lecture is organised by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in collaboration with the Formentera Office of Social Welfare (Conselleria de Benestar Social). The event is part of the programme for International Women's Day, 8 March, and interested persons can register by calling 971.32.12.71 or emailing noeliagonzalez@conselldeformentera.cat.

23 February 2022
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Consell puts out learning material to shape visibility and drive home value of heritage among youth

foto 2022 patrimoni cap de barbariaThe Formentera Office of Heritage has provided the island's four primary schools and secondary schools with digital learning material aimed at drawing attention to local heritage. This material is part of the 'Coneix patrimoni' (Know Heritage) initiative launched by the Consell at the end of last year.

The educational and other assorted materials developed by the Centmans cooperative at the initiative of the Consell de Formentera will be used in local classrooms. The first educational booklet consists of 18 pages exploring the historical site known as Cap deBarbaria II.

According to Raquel Guasch, Councillor of Heritage, the booklet provides information about the site "to invite and encourage our youth in a multipronged educational way to familiarise themselves with our heritage and pass it on". The first unit comes on a USB flash drive and the project's engineers hope to develop new units on places of importance to local history and heritage.

"Again, this is about getting the word out about and enriching the island's cultural heritage. Whether the history course in November, the workshops on traditional cooking or the Joan Marí Cardona Local Study Days, we're pursuing an array of avenues in an effort to reach all ages. Now it's children and young people's turn. This initiative goes back to start of the legislative term and ties into the impulse to safeguard this legacy and showcase it moving forward", stressed the councillor.

29 January 2021
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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