Back to school: French education falling behind? (part 2)
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A reform to stretch out the French school week and lighten the number of hours a day in class meets with stiff resistance. Why do the French find it so hard to wean themselves off a strict diet of all-academics? What will help tomorrow's workforce find fulfilment... and jobs?
- Peter GUMBEL. Author of "France's got talent";
- Jean Rémy GIRARD. National Secretary, SNALC-FGAF teachers' union;
- Johan TOLLGERDT. Journalist, Svenska Dagbladet;
- Barbara MOROSS. Primary Principal of the American Section, Lycée International de Saint Germain en Laye.
Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.
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