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Latest update : 2012-09-07

Education: What do the French know? (part 2)

The new French president promises more teachers this school year, but it will take more than money to fix an education system that François Picard’s panel finds mismatched with today’s job market.

  • Anne-Elizabeth MOUTET, Columnist, Sunday Telegraph;
  • Adrienne COVINGTON, Middle School Principal, American Section of the Lycée International (St Germain en Laye, France);
  • Jean-Rémi GIRARD, National Secretary for learning, SNALC-FGAF teachers union;
  • Andreas SCHLEICHER, Directorate for Education, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Produced by Diaraye Bah, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges

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2014-12-18 Cuba

SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

'Todos somos Americanos'. That was the US President Barack Obama's message as he and Cuban president Raul Castro hailed a new chapter in US relations with Cuba. In simultaneous...

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2014-12-16 attacks

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At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-15 François Hollande

Hollande's immigration bet: Is France ready to accept its immigrants? (part 1)

Immigration is a hot topic for many EU countries at the moment. Is it, as so many political parties would have us believe, a burden? Or, as others would have it, a crucial part...

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2014-12-15 François Hollande

Hollande's immigration bet: Is France ready to accept its immigrants? (part 2)

Immigration is a hot topic for many EU countries at the moment. Is it, as so many political parties would have us believe, a burden? Or, as others would have it, a crucial part...

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