France adopts compulsory education from 3 years

France Adopts Compulsory Education from 3 Years Old

The Parliament finally adopted Thursday 4th July 2019, a bill that provides for the reduction to three years, from the next school year, the age of compulsory education. The Parliament finally adopted on Thursday 4th July 2019, by a final vote of the Senate by show of hands, the bill “for a school of trust”, which provides for the reduction to […]

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Bac: "all students will have their results Friday," says Jean-Michel Blanquer

Bac: “All Students will have their Results Friday,” says Jean-Michel Blanquer

After having gone on strike for the supervision of the Philo test, professors refuse to seize the notes of the candidates but also, for some, to return the copies. The Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, assured Wednesday that “all” candidates for the baccalaureate would have their results Friday 5th  July 2019, as planned, despite the strike of some of […]

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D-day for the baccalaureate: the menu of the philo or the French

D-day for the Baccalaureate: On the Menu, Philo and French, with Threat of a strike on Surveillance

While some unions threaten not to monitor the tests, 740 000 candidates spend this morning on philosophy or French tests for the Baccalaureate Today, Monday 17th June, some 740 000 candidates will go through the doors of high schools to sit for their first written test of the baccalaureate, which should take place “normally” according to the […]

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Students start receiving offers on Parcousup from May 15th

Parcoursup: The First Results are In, Which is Waiting for Future Students

The end of the school year is becoming clearer as is the future direction of thousands of high school students in France. This May 15th, they will be numerous offers to receive a first answer of Parcoursup. Students preparing to enter higher education will begin to receive answers after their vows have been formulated. Parcousup enters the admission phase on Wednesday […]

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Fifteen sheep have symbolically enrolled at a school in Isère

Fifteen Sheep Enrolled at School to Avoid a Class Closure

In Isère, the municipality of Crêts-en-Belledonne took the initiative to register symbolically fifteen sheep in its primary school to protest against the closure of a class. Play leapfrog in the playground, it is no longer just an image in this small town of Isère ! In Crêts-en-Belledonne , a breeder entered the primary school with about 50 sheep and his dog, […]

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The Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer at the National Assembly, February 12, 2019 in Paris.

The School Act Blanquer: The Assembly Widely Adopts the Text

At the origin of lively debates, the first bill of the Macron government on education was voted by a large majority of MPs at first reading on Tuesday. Compulsory instruction from 3 years, teaching assignments entrusted to some supervisors, but also flags in the classroomsand same-sex parenting : after a week of often lively debates, the Assembly adopted on […]

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New mobilization of "yellow vests", February 17, 2019 on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

Yellow Vests Again in the Streets of Paris this Sunday, All Calm

The Yellow Vests were again mobilized in Paris, Sunday 17th February. Between 1000 and 2000 protesters took part, in peace. Between 1000 and 2000 yellow vests paraded Sunday in peace in Paris after the act 14 and three months to the day after the beginning of the movement, have found journalists from AFP. Leaving the Champs-Elysees around noon , the demonstrators […]

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The National Assembly voted an amendment requiring the presence of a French and European flag in classrooms

Soon French and European Flags in all Classrooms?

During the examination of the draft law on education, the deputies voted an amendment obliging the presence of the national emblem of the Republic in the schools. Will all French classrooms soon be decorated with a French and European flag? On the night of Monday 11th to Tuesday 12th February, the deputies voted an amendment in this […]

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Demonstration of Lyceel students in Marseille on December 11, 2018.

“Black Tuesday” in Lycees: 450 Institutions Disturbed

This Tuesday 11th December, some 470 high schools were disrupted, including sixty blocked by the mobilisation of Lycee students, who demand the abandonment of several reforms. Some 450 high schools were disrupted on Tuesday, December 11,  including sixty blocked, in the context of the call for a “black Tuesday” launched by high school unions , who demand the […]

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1800 posts are to lost in Education in France

Suppression of 1800 Positions in National Education by 2019

The Minister of National Education Jean-Michel Blanquer announced Sunday, the removal of 1800 posts by 2019 and the increase in the budget of 850 million euros. 1800 posts will be abolished next year in the National Education, “that is to say 0.2% of the jobs of the ministry”. But its budget will be increased by 850 million euros, or […]

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