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Latest News: France taking the lead in school development: Language- and Digital Power

Latest News: France taking the lead in school development: Language- and Digital Power

eLearningworld News from France France is now implementing its grand digitalisation plan for school. This plan is based on the lessons learned from the large-scale experiments during recent years. The French government will invest 1 billion euros over the next 3 years for digital education development with focus on teacher training, equipment, resources and innovation. Last week the Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, also presented a strategy with focus on the importance of modern language… Continue reading

Latest News: €30 million to accelerate digitalisation of schools and colleges

Latest News: Minister of Education writes letter to all parents promoting Value-based and Flexible Education

eLearningworld News from France The French Minister of Education Najat Vallaud-Belkacem launches E-Fran (training, research and digital animation) in order to accelerate the digital transition in schools and colleges. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem explains the vision: “The digital plan for school can only work if the state, communities and teachers walk hand in hand.” From teachers’ extraordinary pedagogical experience small labs that favours exploration to find new innovative educational methods that is adapted to society of the… Continue reading

Latest News: Minister of Education writes letter to all parents promoting Value-based and Flexible Education

Latest News: Minister of Education writes letter to all parents promoting Value-based and Flexible Education

eLearningworld News from France The French Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, has sent a letter to all parents with children in French schools. The focus was to inform about the new classes in moral and civic education, which could be seen as a respond to the Charlie Hebdo attack in January, but also as a reaction to the growing climate of hate on the web and other discrimination. Another topic in the letter was to… Continue reading

Latest News: Bringing 500 schools and colleges to the digital world

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eLearningworld News from France 500 schools and colleges in France will be digitalised during this year. This will mark the first stage of the digital plan for education, which means that more than 70,000 students and 8,000 teachers fully will be able to use the potential of digital tools for education. The Minister of Higher Education and Research, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem introduces the new policy as follows: “The digital revolution profoundly transformed all sectors of society.… Continue reading

Latest News: Ministry of Education set goal to train 320 000 teachers

Latest News: Ministry of Education set goal to train 320 000 teachers

eLearningworld News from France In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre the French Ministry of Education is aiming to train 320 000 teachers on secularisation and other civic issues. The Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, has appointed 1000 educators for the purpose. The training is a two day course on secularism, moral and civic issues. It will run across departments and academies. Source: Le Figaro Continue reading