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  • France: School success doesn’t only depend on school – here’s the proof in numbers

    New studies are taking stock of how inequalities outside school influence the course of students. We knew that the typical day of a student at Clichy-sous-Bois is not really the same as that of a student from the centre of Paris, mainly because of different life conditions: parents absent more oftne, bigger families, lower education level of parents, etc. A […]
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  • Poitiers, 27-28 August – European Forum for Engaged Young People

    As part of the European Forum for Engaged Young People due to take place in the University of Poitiers on 27 and 28 August next, the French SIRIUS partner, Association de la Fondation Etudiante pour la ville (AFEV), will be highlighting the issue of inclusion and exclusion of migrants in education in it’s SIRIUS National Round Table on Migrant Education. […]
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  • French teachers talk about problems of racism and violence in schools

    A report published by the Reseau national de lutte contre les discriminations a l’ecole highlights the problems teachers face in a French elementary school with regards to racism and segregation. The report also draws attention to the fact that teachers do not feel adequately prepared in their pre-service training to respond to these challenges.
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  • France and Belgium: PISA leaders in educational inequality

    L’appel pour une ecole democratique (Aped) has published a report analyzing data from the 2012 PISA study with regards to educational inequalities in European school systems. It showed that France and Belgium rank at the very bottom when it comes to combating social and academic segregation between migrant and native pupils. According to Aped, migrant pupils in French and Belgian […]
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