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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 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.
Rescue teams search the mountain after an avalanche in the Alps 13 janvier 2016
14/01/2016 - FRANCE

Two French teenagers, Ukrainian man die in French Alps avalanche

Two French teenagers on a school trip and a Ukrainian man have died in an avalanche while skiing in the French Alps.
Police officers reached the nursery school in Aubervilliers after reports of attack on a school teacher.
14/12/2015 - France

French teacher admits inventing IS attack story

A French nursery school teacher who claimed on Monday he was stabbed in his classroom by an Islamic State armed group supporter has admitted to prosecutors that he invented the story. ...
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).

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.
21/10/2015 - france

Cannabis found growing in Marseille school

A worker at a middle school in the southern French city of Marseille is due to appear in court after the school's principal found a "spectacular" stash of marijuana plants on school ...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice President William Ruto, on April 4th 2015 in Nairobi.
21/09/2015 - KENYA

Kenyan court overrules Kenyatta school closure

Kenya’s high court has ruled that a government order to close private schools is not valid, after the President ordered all schools to shut in the midst of a teachers’ strike gripping the ...
Students started their Bac with philosophy
17/06/2015 - FRANCE

French Baccalauréat has started with first exam, philosophy

After weeks of preparation, the Baccalauréat exams have begun in France. More than 684,000 students took their seats Wednesday morning to face the first test - philosophy.


French press review 21 May 2015

After middle school teachers, who were on strike earlier this week, it was the turn of hospital staff to down scalpels Thursday in protest of plans to increase their hours.