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No Homework, More Fun ?

New expats moving to France will see educational reforms take place from September 2013. After months spent debating over the current school life, French Education Minister Vincent Peillon announced a complete rework of the French system and new laws will be presented to the Parliament in January. French children are said to be currently put under too much pressure. In primary schools, they spend long hours studying (typically from 8am to […]

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Memories of My French Childhood

Join Céline on her trip down memory lane. Céline grew up in Lille, northern France, before moving to London in her twenties. Here she recalls her end-of-year kermesse at school, such amazing memories! Do your expatriate children attend a local French school? Will they cherish similar recollections of their time here? ——————————————————- Remember watching Grease, and the last day of school when the pupils storm out throwing their notes and books […]

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