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The Lycée Fénélon Notre-Dame in La Rochelle where the rape took place
14/04/2014 - France

Mass DNA test begins in hunt for rapist in French Catholic school

French police took DNA samples from 527 schoolboys and male staff at a Catholic school in the west-coast city of La Rochelle on Monday in the search for a rapist who assaulted a female student ...


African press review 20 March 2014

South Africa's Nkandla report on President Jacob Zuma's illegal use of public funds, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago held by police and a school ghost story in Kenya, are all topics in today's ...


French press review 31 January 2014

There’s a storm coming, a threat to the very core of society some might say, and the French press today is sounding the alarm.

French Education Minister Vincent Peillon
29/01/2014 - France

French schools face boycott over 'gender theory' scare

The French government is fighting to break a school boycott by parents convinced that their children are being taught masturbation and a non-existent "gender theory" as part of an effort ...


French press review 16 January 2014

No French referees in this summer's football World Cup in Brazil, bankruptcy of no fewer than 63,000 French businesses last year and French regions that are threathened with extinction are all ...

Concerns about education in Ghana
13/01/2014 - International report

Concerns about education in Ghana

In Ghana the new school term has brought fresh concerns about the state of education.


French Press Review 01 Jan 2014

The papers are divided between those which look backwards to the mess that was 2013 and those looking forward to the mess that will be 2014.

French Education Minister Vincent Peillon
24/12/2013 - France

France eases hijab ban on school trips

French mothers can wear Islamic headscarves when they accompany their children on school trips, France’s Council of State ruled on Monday.

Slut-shaming - France's new bullying fashion
12/12/2013 - On-the-spot France

Slut-shaming - France's new bullying fashion

Bullying is commonplace amongst teens but a new phenomenon has arrived in France,  something called "slut-shaming". Girls are bullied and shamed for their sexual behavior, ...

Syrian school kids in Iraqi Kurdistan
09/12/2013 - International report

Syrian school kids in Iraqi Kurdistan

Of the two million Syrians displaced since the start of the war, over 200,000 Syrian Kurds, around half of whom are children, have fled to Iraqi Kurdistan.