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Secularism in France, teachers’ self-censorship on the rise according to an Ifop study

To avoid possible incidents in the classroom, 49% of teachers say they have already self-censored in their teaching around religious issues, a figure that has been rising since 2018 according to an Ifop survey for the Jean-Jaurès Foundation and Charlie Hebdo, published Wednesday January 6. This investigation, which comes nearly three months after the assassination […]

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Faced with Covid-19, more than one in two high schools has limited the reception of students

Nearly two weeks after authorizing high schools to adapt the reception of students to limit the spread of the virus, Jean-Michel Blanquer delivered a first figure, Tuesday, November 17, on LCI : “A little more than half of the lycées in France” have seized on this possibility. → INVESTIGATION. Half-groups or whole classes, the variable […]

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Covid-19, first day of health strike for teachers

According to national education estimates, nearly 9% of school teachers were on strike in primary school and just over 10% of secondary school teachers on Tuesday, November 10. Relatively low figures, totally contested by the inter-union organizations (FSU, FO, CGT, SUD and SNCL-FAEN) which had called for stopping work. “It’s a real scandal of state”, […]

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Caricatures: Keys for Parents and Teachers

Did you know that the word “caricature” comes from the Gallic carrus, char, word which in popular Latin gave the verb caricare, charge, exaggerate? The National Library of France sheds light on this etymology in a Quick History of Caricature published online this week with a series of documentary resources around this topical subject. → […]

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Homage to Samuel Paty: history teachers facing history

During the holidays, Fabien Mione, 38, talked a lot with his colleagues on different Whatsapp groups. “ Shocked »By the appalling assassination of Samuel Paty, professor of history and geography like him, this associate who teaches at the François-Villon college, classified as a priority education zone in the 11e arrondissement of Marseille, felt the need […]