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Council of Elders of Secularism: “a job far from over” despite progress

Reset the Republican clock. The Council of Elders of Secularism (CSL), installed in January 2018 by the Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer, presented, Monday, April 4, a report of four years of activity. Chaired by sociologist Dominique Schnapper, this body, made up of around twenty members, carried out two missions simultaneously. → ANALYSIS. Secularism at […]

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Working-class neighborhoods: the disappointing assessment of the splitting of classes

Very timid, even disappointing results. The flagship social measure of the five-year term – halving the numbers of CP and CE1 classes in disadvantaged neighborhoods – has not kept its ambitious promises. The action carried the heavy task of embodying the Macronist project to fight against “birth injustices”by tackling the Achilles’ heel of the French […]

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The appointment of a Christian philosopher to take care of school programs is controversial

The controversy swells since the appointment, on February 4, of Mark Sherringham, at the head of the Higher Council of Programs (CSP), replacing Souâd Ayada, who has become director of the new French Institute of Islamology. → ANALYSIS. The State creates an institute to unite the efforts of universities in Islamology “Jean-Michel Blanquer cannot set […]

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High school reform, the real math problem

It is a widely shared opinion: mathematics is the weak link in the high school reform. And the Minister of Education himself is beginning to recognize this. “I’m not saying it’s a non-issue. It’s a serious subject, and I’m very open to proposals.”he said on CNews, on Sunday, February 6. → DEBATE. Should we be […]

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Strike in education: less than 2% of striking teachers, according to the ministry

The rate of teachers’ strikers, mobilized Thursday, January 20 to protest against the management of the health crisis in schools, amounted to 1.15% in the first degree and 2.18% in the second degree, according to the ministry. of national education. → READ. Education: the Parisian demonstration of teachers will not be “prevented” Thursday January 20 […]

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Covid-19 at school: Jean-Michel Blanquer announces 5 million FFP2 masks and replacements

At the end of the national education strike day on Thursday January 13, the teacher unions were received by Prime Minister Jean Castex. After 3:30 a.m. of a meeting also attended by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran by videoconference and the Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer, the latter announced the availability of “5 million […]