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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Over 750,000 students start their Baccalauréat exams today in France

Baccalauréat: Exams Starts for 753,000 Candidates

This Monday, 753,000 Lycee students of Première or Terminale will take the exam of philosophy or French for the baccalaureate, with the strike at the SNCF in full flow The 750,000 or so baccalaureate candidates , including the youngest candidate in the history of this exam, are preparing to start on Monday on the Philo or French exams , kicks off […]

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No more mobile phones at school and college next September: the National Assembly began Thursday debates on a proposed law LREM taking a campaign promise Emmanuel Macron, but denounced as "cosmetic" by oppositions.

At the Beginning of the Next School Year, the Mobile Phone will be Forbidden at School

By a majority, MPs voted on Thursday afternoon a bill to an “effective ban” of mobile phones in schools and colleges. The National Assembly voted on Thursday 7th June, 2018 a proposed law by the LREM aimed at an “effective ban” of mobile phones in schools and colleges at the beginning of the next school year, defended by […]

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Parcoursup will deliver on May 22, 2018 its first responses to some 810,000 future graduates and students in reorientation.

Parcoursup: “More than Half” of Students will have a Positive Response as early as Tuesday night, says the Government

According to the Ministers of Higher Education and Education, more than half of the 810,000 future students will have a positive response for their university wish on the Parcoursup website “More than half” of the 810 000 future graduates and students of reorientation will receive from Tuesday evening a positive response to their wishes for registration formulated […]

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The exams, which were to begin this Thursday at the University of Rennes 2, are "cancelled" announced the presidency of the university in a message to students

University of Rennes 2 Blocked Again, Cancelled Exams

This Thursday morning, between 200 to 300 people blocked the University of Rennes 2 and prevented the holding of exams. The Presidency has cancelled them and strongly condemns this action. The exams , scheduled to begin this Thursday at the University of Rennes 2 , are “cancelled” announced the presidency of the university in a message to students. Un groupe […]

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Nanterre students vote for unlimited blocking of their university

Nanterre: Students Vote for Unlimited Blocking of University

Students from Nanterre gathered at a general assembly voted on Monday for the unlimited blocking of their university, a hotbed of protest against the reform of access to the university. Nanterre students gathered in a general assembly voted Monday for the unlimited blocking of their university , high ground of the protest against the reform of access to […]

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