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12/09/2014

African press review 12 September 2014

There are fears of a new Boko Haram attack in northern Nigeria. Ebola fears spread in Nigeria, while kenya keeps its travel ban.
French Education and Research minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, 3 September 2014.
08/09/2014 - France

French education minister files suit over false letter

The French education minister filed a suit on Monday over a false letter which circulated on Internet advising mayors to offer a weekly Arabic language class.

02/09/2014 - France

Fake architect built schools and crèches around Paris over 30 years

A 60-year-old Frenchman, who pretended to be a qualified architect and was behind the building of schools, crèches and homes near Paris, has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence by ...
30/08/2014 - France

French students want more scholarships

With the start of the new school year next week, the National Union of Students in France (UNEF) says the government is not providing enough financial aid to prospective students.
Guinea-Bissau grass roots tackle education crisis
23/07/2014 - International report

Guinea-Bissau grass roots tackle education crisis

One of the major challenges facing Guinea-Bissau's newly elected president José Mário Vaz and his administration is the provision of basic education.
Spreading pesticides or fertiliser
10/07/2014 - France

France bans pesticides near schools, hospitals

The French parliament has passed a new law banning the use of pesticides near schools and parks, retirement homes and hospitals.

30/06/2014

French press review 30 June 2014

French footballers in the World Cup,  recent decisions by the European Court of Human Rights and the French school-leaving exam, dominate the front pages of the French dailies.

Parisians learn at the School of Life
17/06/2014 - On-the-spot France

Parisians learn at the School of Life

Ever dreamt of a school that could teach you precisely what school didn't? That's what the School of Life aims to do via workshops offering good ideas for everyday life.
Baccalauréat exam at lycée Clémenceau, Nantes,  16 June 2011.
16/06/2014 - France

French Baccalauréat kicks off with philosophy exam

"Should we do everything to be happy?" or "Is an artist the master of his work?
Computer academy "42" gives France a digital edge
07/06/2014 - Webwatch

Computer academy "42" gives France a digital edge

This week our Webwatchers look at the computer school called 42 created by French entrepreneur Xavier Niel in March ...
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