The University of Nantes files a complaint after the discovery of anti-Semitic labels on campus

The University of Nantes files a complaint after the discovery of anti-Semitic labels on campus

The University of Nantes announced on Tuesday, March 26, that it had filed a complaint following the discovery of anti-Semitic neo-Nazi inscriptions on one of its campuses, facts that the prefect of Loire-Atlantique declared that he had reported to the courts. “Anti-Semitic labels were observed on the Tertre campus”the university reports in a press release … Read more

Maurice-Ravel Institute in Paris: threatened with death, the director left his position

Maurice-Ravel Institute in Paris: threatened with death, the director left his position

Students in front of the Maurice-Ravel institute in Paris, August 31, 2015. FLORIANO DAVID / AFP The campus director of the Maurice-Ravel school in Paris (20my district), threatened with death on the Internet after an altercation with a student to get her to remove her veil, has left his position, the Paris rectorate told Agence … Read more

“France lacks a coherent policy to promote doctoral studies”

“France lacks a coherent policy to promote doctoral studies”

ohWe often talk about the “brain drain.” that the exact sciences suffer, deploring with each Nobel Prize winner that the French winner works abroad, where material conditions are more favorable. But the disinterest that France reserves towards holders of the highest university degree is deeper, it affects all scientific fields and is not only financial. … Read more

Education. Teacher unions call for a new strike on April 2

Education.  Teacher unions call for a new strike on April 2

“We will not classify our students! »: Teacher unions call for a strike and demonstrations on April 2. Against level groups The Snes-FSU, the first secondary school union, together with the SNEP-FSU (physical and sports education), SUD Education, the CGT éduc’action and the FNEC-FP FO want to “amplify the mobilization”, mainly against the level provided. … Read more

“For better access to higher education, let’s launch a national strategy with financial resources”

“For better access to higher education, let's launch a national strategy with financial resources”

dIn the seven years that Emmanuel Macron has been President of the Republic, several reforms have affected national education and higher education, but none have focused on the inequality of opportunities to access higher education. By way of comparison, in the United Kingdom, upon coming to power in 1997, Labor Prime Minister Tony Blair launched … Read more

Schooling of intellectually precocious students

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Improved detection of intellectual precocity Systematic detection of intellectual precocity is not useful. A student’s situation should be examined when: a student expresses discomfort at school a student has a learning disability A student’s behavior alerts his teacher. parents request it HE Teachers are attentive when evaluating student performance. when a child has difficulties. HE … Read more

DEPP’s information dissemination policy

DEPP's information dissemination policy

Principles and objectives Ministerial statistics service for education, the DEPP carries out its activity in the respect for the professional independence of official statistics and ensuring that the impartiality, objectivity, quality and relevance of statistics prepared, with reference to the principles of the European statistical code of good practice and French and European statistical laws. … Read more

“Reducing the benefits of sports practices to a simple contribution to health does not allow us to measure the scope of an education based on sports”

“Reducing the benefits of sports practices to a simple contribution to health does not allow us to measure the scope of an education based on sports”

This column appears in “The world of education”. If you are a Le Monde subscriber, you can subscribe to this weekly letter by following this link. This Olympic year is an opportunity to question the place of sport in schools. The public authorities have decided to promote a policy focused on health aspects, called a … Read more

“Students are largely forgotten by political inaction around lucrative private higher education”

“Students are largely forgotten by political inaction around lucrative private higher education”

This column appears in “The world of education”. If you are a Le Monde subscriber, you can subscribe to this weekly letter by following this link. Spring begins to appear. We are seeing advertisements highlighting various higher education establishments flourish. This is a special moment for students, often not yet adults, who, after sending their … Read more