Education reform

Education reform - French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer’s school reform bill, nicknamed the law for "putting trust back into schools", has been put to a vote in the French Senate. But school unions say they are concerned by aspects of the bill. Blanquer’s “trust back into schools” bill was passed by the National Assembly in February and goes before senators this week. However, many teachers and parents are voicing serious concerns about key elements of the draft bill. The main primary school unions are calling on teachers, parents and local elected officials to demonstrate against it on May 18.

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Evening Update Wednesday 17 July

Meteo France are forecasting another heatwave for next week. Evening Update Wednesday 17 July Read More

17/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Wednesday July 17th 2019

Motorway drivers-Police in the south of France have again highlighted growing numbers of cases of dangerous driving on the region’s motorways.... French and Riviera News.Wednesday July 17th 2019 Read More

17/07/2019

Evening Update Tuesday 16 July

A 50 year old hiker from La Gaude has died in the Alps Evening Update Tuesday 16 July Read More

16/07/2019

French and Riviera News.Tuesday July 16th 2019

Hail-Parts of the Var have been hit by violent storms with hail stones the size of golf balls reported in some areas.... French and Riviera News.Tuesday July 16th 2019 Read More

16/07/2019

Evening Update Monday 15 July

Storms have affected parts of the Var Evening Update Monday 15 July Read More

15/07/2019