Jean-Michel Blanquer announced from Ibiza the protocol for the return to school in January

The Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, visiting the Jules-Ferry elementary school in Ormesson-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne), December 3, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP The difficulties are linked for Jean-Michel Blanquer. The Minister of National Education, who faces a revolt of teachers against the health protocol imposed in schools since the start of the school year, sees the … Read more

In Burkina Faso, a second-chance football school for young school dropouts

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. Residents of the Fogebu training center, a German-Burkinabe football association for the reintegration of disadvantaged young boys, … Read more

On school, Emmanuel Macron plays appeasement

Teachers march to protest against government health measures, in Marseille, January 13, 2022. FRANCE KEYSER / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” The main danger of a presidential campaign is the unexpected. This adage, which the presidential majority keeps in mind to protect itself from any excess of confidence, was confirmed on Thursday 13 January. Nobody at … Read more

In Uganda, the world’s longest school closure has left its mark

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of news and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. A teacher greets students on the day schools reopen, in Kampala, Uganda, January 10. BADRU KATUMBA / AFP Schoolchildren’s songs … Read more

The “open school” threatened by mistrust

Editorial of the “World”. Almost two years after its onset, the endless Covid-19 pandemic is testing nerves in all sectors of society. But nowhere else than in national education does the perceptible exasperation reach the degree which led to the slogan of national strike on Thursday, January 13. That all the unions in the public … Read more

Effectiveness of self-tests, sworn statements: the limits of the new school health protocol

To appease the anger of parents tired of having to run pharmacies, the Prime Minister, Jean Castex, announced, Monday, January 10, a reduction in the measures applied at school in the event of contamination with Covid-19. A protocol revised for the third time in a few days, barely a week after the start of the … Read more

“It’s hellish what we are asked”: in the office of a school principal, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis

By Eléa Pommiers Posted today at 13:14 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThe director of an elementary school in Cergy, in Val-d’Oise, agreed to receive us in his office, the scene of his daily management of the consequences of the epidemic at school. It is 7:45 am, the sidewalks of Cergy (Val-d’Oise) are plunged into a … Read more

Screening at school: Jean Castex announces “simplifications” for parents, without convincing teachers

A day with Mr. Olivier Flipo, director of the Hazay school in Cergy (Val-d’Oise), Monday January 10, 2022. JULIEN DANIEL / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” Demining operation on the front of the school. Three days before a call for a strike which resonates in all school circles, from teachers to nurses, from school heads to … Read more

Distance education, the poor relation of the health crisis at school

Schoolchildren, wearing masks, work in a class at Jean-Renoir College in Boulogne-Billancourt, January 7, 2022. YIMING WOO / REUTERS “Educational continuity”, the name given by national education to distance education in times of Covid-19, has it become a principle without concrete translation on the ground? Some, in the educational community, denounce it: with pearly absences … Read more

Draghi: «Dad creates inequalities, the school remains open. Problems? They depend on the unvaccinated “

from Monica Guerzoni The Prime Minister does not answer questions about the Quirinale. “The obligation for over 50s serves to reduce the pressure on hospitals” He wants you to know that Draghi is always Draghi, who has not stopped making even uncomfortable decisions, who has not lost that particular gift that politics calls the magic … Read more