France

France undertakes an overhaul of its school system

The Minister of National Education Vincent Peillon presented, at the end of January, a bill dear to President François Hollande on the overhaul of the school. He wants to reduce the dropout rate and adapt French schools to 21st century society. Kindergarten, primary and teacher training are mainly targeted. What does this major project consist of?

France: Digital Day 64 (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) on January 23, 2013

Hendaye, January 23, 2013 9 a.m.-12.30 p.m.: Antoine d'Abbadie room - Sokoburu Meals & 2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Irandatz College - 13 rue Bigarena Educational content: digital technology is changing ...

Dozens of tales just a click away!

Children's stories are a very useful tool for introducing young people to the pleasure of reading. Last June, the Conte-moi la lecture project enriched the Conte-moi site, which aims to introduce the world of tales to teachers and their students.

An enriched digital book, subtitled in LSF: a first in France

On June 8, 2011, The Mouse Who Tells, 100% digital publishing house, put online the new collection Histoires d'écoles, where 5-10 year olds express themselves and become project managers.

Consultation on the ISN science terminal program project

Press release, France. The Public Education and Computer Science association welcomes the publication on Eduscol of the "Computer Science and Digital Sciences" program project for the Terminale S class at the start of the 2012 school year: http://www.epi.asso.fr/revue/ lu / l1103o.htm

A CNES competition for French Language and Francophonie Week

Press release - (France) For its 8th participation in the French Language and Francophonie Week, the Space Observatory of CNES (National Center for Space Studies) in partnership with the Alliance Française Foundation, is once again offering revisiting the richness of the French language across the spectrum of the spatial universe and through literature with his writing proposal L'Espace en jeu.

A European partnership on citizenship for boarding schools of excellence

France - From 1er October, the 12 boarding schools of excellence set up at the start of the 2010 school year are embarking on an experimental partnership with foreign European schools. With the British Council's “Connecting Classrooms” program (the British agency responsible for cultural relations and educational exchanges), each will work with a Welsh establishment, a Romanian establishment and a Hungarian establishment. 1er October, a student and a teacher from each boarding school will attend the launch of the project at the premises of the British Council in Paris.

SNCF launches “Mobile schools”

A long-time partner of National Education, SNCF is extending its commitment to the educational community this year. By organizing a school competition to promote classwork working on the theme of transport, SNCF is supplementing its educational system on sustainable development, security and citizenship.

School failure: "Living well at school", an educational dossier

Paris - The 3e edition of the Day of refusal of academic failure (JRES), organized by Afev (Association de la Fondation Etudiante pour la Ville), is sponsored by theUNICEF France and two members of its sponsorship committee, Claire Brisset and Marcel Rufo. It will take place on September 22 and this year will focus on suffering at school. On this occasion, UNICEF France and “Citizen of Tomorrow” are joining forces to offer a new educational package entitled “Living well at school”.

Press release: The Academic eLearning Forum 2010 - new dates, new location: November 8 and 9, 2010 at CNIT

Following the closure of the Roof of the Grande Arche until January 2011, the first edition of the event dedicated to the education sector will finally take place on November 8 and 9, 2010 at the CNIT, in La Défense, in Paris.