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The French Teaching System

In France, the education of children (and not schooling per say as many think) is compulsory from age 6 to 16. It relies on baisc principles established during the 18th century up to the 20th century and can be summed up in one sentence: “The organization of a free secular compulsory public education at all levels is a state obligation”


Celebrate Halloween in Paris!

Terrifying and cultivating, Halloween must be celebrated in Paris! As you know…Halloween is not exactly part of French culture, however


Nice, six districts undergoing radical transformation where you should buy before the end of the year.

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.

Posted on March 24th, 2011 | Permanent link | 1 Comment »