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Preparatory classes, training in loss of speed

The preparatory classes are no longer quite the royal road. The numbers, at least, suggest a loss of attractiveness. Over ten years, their numbers have certainly increased by 4%, from 79,800 to 83,400 students. But this progression occurs in a much more dynamic demographic context, since at the same time, the total number of students […]

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Laurent Champaney: “We need young people to fight the abuses of the industry from the inside”

La Croix: During a graduation ceremony, students from AgroParisTech called on young people to “desert” the industry. Does this surprise you? Laurent Champaney: Not at all. This is a trend that we have been observing for about five years in our engineering and business schools or in political studies institutes. Many of our students have […]

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Sexual violence at Polytechnique, an investigation reveals the extent of abuse

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, French higher education is gradually discovering the extent of gender-based and sexual violence that persists on campuses. After CentraleSupélec, it is another engineering school, and not the least, Polytechnique, which has looked into the phenomenon. → READ. Sexual violence in higher education: student associations get involved Following the […]

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Parcoursup: many candidates still waiting

► The main phase of Parcoursup ends this Friday July 16. What does this mean in concrete terms? Higher education establishments have until July 14 to submit registration proposals. The candidates concerned have until July 16 inclusive to respond. Those who have definitively accepted a proposal must in principle finalize their registration by this date […]

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The Estates General of Education want to bring business closer to school

“Reconcile education with the world and changing professions. “ This is one of the seven priority challenges that have emerged over the Estates General led by Upward; twenty months of a vast consultation which brought together young people, families, professionals and educational players, the State and local communities, businesses and unions. An unprecedented process which […]

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Decolonialism, Islamophobia … Sciences-Po Grenoble students destabilized by controversies

This year, Sciences-Po Grenoble is torn apart. On Islamophobia, decolonialism and, before that, on sexual and gender-based violence. “It’s an accumulation of tensions, increased by the Covid crisis, describes Ingrid (1), a student at the school. Rather than discussing in the lecture halls, after class, everything happened on social networks. And it went into a […]