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Mixed schools in Jaffa
08/02/2016 - International report

Mixed schools in Jaffa

Attempts by parents in Israel to provide a non-religious education for their kids have run into opposition from local authorities who say it’s not the job of parent groups to set up new school ...
French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem with a pupil of a school in Blois.
04/02/2016 - FRANCE - Switzerland - BELGIum - Canada

French education minister calms nation after spelling reform outcry

France's Education Minister, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, was obliged to calm the nation's nerves today as reports of a reform of French spelling sent panic across social media and aroused protests from ...
Satellite technology reinvigorates Ghana teacher training
02/02/2016 - Spotlight on Africa

Satellite technology reinvigorates Ghana teacher training

An innovative new teacher training initiative was launched last week in Ghana using satellite technology to deliver lessons on teaching strategies.
A striking French taxi driver holds a flare during a demonstration in Marseille
26/01/2016 - FRANCE

Taxis, air traffic, civil servants, teachers ... what are the French striking about now?

Twenty striking taxi drivers were arrested on Tuesday and another injured, as France was hit by work stoppages and protests that also involved air traffic controllers, civil servants, teachers and ...
Access to education gets worse in Zambia
21/01/2016 - International report

Access to education gets worse in Zambia

Access to education is a fundamental human right and an important tool in the development of any society.
A tribute to the avalanche victims at  Lycee Saint-Exupery school in Lyon, France,
15/01/2016 - France

Teacher faces manslaughter charges over French Alps avalanche deaths

A teacher who led a group of students onto a closed slope in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them is being investigated for manslaughter.
Crosses adorned with Kenyan flags in tribute to Garissa University massacre
04/01/2016 - Kenya

Defiant Kenyan university reopens after terror attack

In Kenya, Garissa University College reopened on Monday, nine months after al Shebab extremists killed 147 people in a student residence.
A police officer in front of the school in Aubervilliers where a teacher was attacked, 14 December 2015
14/12/2015 - FRANCE

Teacher stabbed in Paris school by man citing IS

A teacher was attacked in a school on Monday morning in a northeastern suburb of Paris by a man who cited the Islamic State armed group (IS).

Children light candles near the site of the attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.
18/11/2015 - FRANCE

How to explain Paris attacks to children

Even though life appears to have gone back to normalcy, many people are still struggling to make sense of what happened.
French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem speaks with a schoolchild as she visits an elementary school in Blois.
29/10/2015 - France

France unveils bullying hotline for students to clamp down on harassment

France's Education minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem has unveiled new plans to tackle bullying in France, which affects up to 700,000 students every year.