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Covid-19: can we do better in school canteens?

► Are school canteens a place where the virus is spread? At the end of 2020, the Institut Pasteur joined forces with the National Health Insurance Fund, Public Health France and the Ipsos Institute to better understand the circumstances in which the virus is transmitted. Result: “Meals play a central role in these contaminations, whether […]

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Covid-19, the slow start of tests in schools

The start of the school saliva test campaign is slower than expected. Launched after returning from winter vacation, it is mainly intended for elementary and kindergarten students for whom nasopharyngeal tests can be complicated. But the goal posted by the Minister of National Education of 300,000 weekly tests in mid-March seems difficult to achieve. ” […]

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Covid-19: keeping schools open, a French “exception”

“A French exception [dont] there is every reason to be proud. “ This is how Jean-Michel Blanquer commented, Tuesday, March 2, on France Inter, the strategy of keeping schools open since September, where many countries have chosen, at one time or another, to re-define children. and adolescents. Historian Claude Lelièvre thus calculated that in one […]

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Why has the health protocol become more flexible in schools in the face of the English variant?

Tracked with concern by the health authorities, the British variant no longer benefits from special treatment in schools. Since 1er February, a confirmed case of the mutation resulted in the immediate closure of the classroom, when three virus diagnoses “General” imposed the same decision – with the exception of kindergarten, where the ax fell from […]

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Separatism, the majority are trying to save their measure on homeschooling

The restriction of family instruction (IEF) was the surprise announcement of President Macron’s speech on 2 October. Four months later, she appears to have become Bill’s Achilles heel ” reinforcing respect for the principles of the Republic ”. Article 21, which replaces the declarative system with an authorization device for families wishing to educate at […]