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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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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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