Mother stabs teacher to death in French primary schoolA primary school in southern France was in shock on Friday after a female teacher was stabbed to death in front of her pupils by a student’s mother, who was quickly detained.
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Culture strikes: French government tries to appease protestersFrance is well known for its strikes and protests and now even entertainers have been taking to the streets. They are furious at the government's proposals to shake up their s...
Mass student DNA tests come back negative in hunt for French school rapistNone of the 539 samples collected from male pupils and teachers at a high school in western France match that of the perpetrator who last year raped a teenage girl in the school to...
Schoolboys in Skirts to combat SexismSchoolboys in Nantes enraged conservative groups by turning up to school in skirts - we take a look at how a day of action to highlight sexism turned into a face-off, complete with...
More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped in northeast NigeriaSuspected Islamist militants have abducted more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday.
Student goes on stabbing spree at US high schoolA 16-year-old student wielding two knives went on a stabbing rampage in the hallways of a Pennsylvania high school on Wednesday, wounding 22 people before he was tackled by an assi...
India's education system in the spotlightIndia is gearing up for monumental general elections mid-April. With an estimated 815 million Indians eligible to vote, France 24 will be providing you with regular reports from th...
Teen gunman kills two in Moscow school siegeA teenage student shot a teacher and a police officer dead, taking more than 20 other children hostage at a school in Russia’s capital Moscow on Monday, before he was disarmed and...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Government caught in 'gender theory trap'FRENCH PRESS – Fri. 31/01/14: The French government is caught in the "gender theory trap" after a boycott by parents at about 100 schools over a new gender equality progr...
Pakistani teen hailed as hero for stopping suicide bomberA Pakistani teenager who died this week trying to stop a suicide bomber who was targeting his school is being hailed as a hero in the country’s restive northwest region.
France denies plan to reverse veil ban in schoolsThe French government has denied it is planning to reverse a ban on Islamic veils in the country’s schools, following the publication of a controversial report that has sparked out...
France-Africa Summit: Is Hollande the new sheriff of Africa?Has France become Africa’s policeman? As the France-Africa summit gets under way in Paris, we ask why France has become so interventionist in its former colonies. Also, is French e...
France In Focus
THE WEEK IN FRANCE