France's veteran rocker Johnny Hallyday has cancelled a mini-tour of Asia, officially because of the political turmoil in Thailand.
As predicted in yesterday's press review, this morning's front pages are full of the failure of the French secondary education system.
A global education survey released today showed that France has dropped to an average position in international maths tests and needs to improve educational results for immigrants and the poor.
Students and teachers have escaped unhurt from a mortar strike at a French school in the Syrian Capital Damascus.
According to a recent study, 11 per cent of French aged between 16 and 65 are illiterate, despite having gone to school.
Schools in Paris were disrupted by strikes Wednesday morning on the second day of strikes against change to school hours.
The headmaser of a French school in Qatar has been forced to leave the Gulf state because an employee accused him of an "anti-Muslim attitude".
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Kenya introduced free primary education back in 2002 following the election of former president Mwai Kibaki.