Education reform

Education reform - French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer’s school reform bill, nicknamed the law for "putting trust back into schools", has been put to a vote in the French Senate. But school unions say they are concerned by aspects of the bill. Blanquer’s “trust back into schools” bill was passed by the National Assembly in February and goes before senators this week. However, many teachers and parents are voicing serious concerns about key elements of the draft bill. The main primary school unions are calling on teachers, parents and local elected officials to demonstrate against it on May 18.

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Evening Update Monday 18 January 2021

A new study has estimated that the British coronavirus variant accounts for 1.4% of all newly diagnosed coronavirus cases in France. The French Nation... Evening Update Monday 18 January 2021 Read More

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Lunchtime News Monday 18th January 2021

A pirate platform has caused chaos on the first day of the opening of a vaccination centre in Toulon in the Var. ... Lunchtime News Monday 18th January 2021 Read More

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French and Riviera News Monday 18th January 2021

As the vaccination campaign against Covid continues in France with today, all people over 75 and at high risk being vaccinated, the Prefect of the Alp... French and Riviera News Monday 18th January 2021 Read More

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