As you may already know, France has just learned about a change of political direction with the election of the left-wing candidate, Francois Hollande, as Republic President. The new leader has planned numerous reforms in the state for the next 5 years, with
June 3rd, 2012 | Permanent link
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Sainte Catherine is celebrated on the 25th of November. Catherine of Alexandria is the patron of the barbers, wheelwrights, rope makers, drapers, schoolchild and students, wool spinners, genealogists, millers...
The educational system
The educational system is extremely important in France, more than 15million people (both teachers and students) have a direct link with it which represents 1/4th of the total population. The Preamble of French constitution sets out that “the Nation guarantees equal access for children and adults to education, vocational training and culture” and therefore considerable means are implemented to succeed it
What with the renovation of the Pasteur district and Thiers train station area and the creation of a green zone, dozens of big constructions sites are shaking up the city’s appearance. Here is guided tour of the best places to invest in 2011: Nice Meridia, urgent, new accommodation to grab before the district becomes expensive.
March 24th, 2011 | Permanent link
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A survey released at the end of last year placed the UK as the worst place to live in Europe, in terms of quality of life. And guess who came out on top? Yes, France topped the chart, thanks to the earliest retirement age in Europe, the highest percentage of...
With British pupils shunning French, even ‘schoolboy’ French may soon be a thing of the past while UK students will lose out to their French counterparts in an increasingly global jobs market reports Rebecca Lawn
The number of teenagers studying French...
October 6th, 2010 | Permanent link
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