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‘A Township Story’ and beyond – an interview with Suzanne Porter

Suzanne Porter at work

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Wraith talks to photographer Suzanne Porter about her career, the experience that changed her life and her plans for a future in Grenoble.

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Bring out your students’ creativity with TESOL France

Using theatre in the classroom? Photo: alancleaver_2000

Christina Rebuffet-Broadus invites local English teachers to participate in TESOL France Grenoble activities ahead of a swap shop on using theatre in the classroom. Continue reading Bring out your students’ creativity with TESOL France

Interview: Thierry Grange, Dean & Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management

Thierry Grange

Grenoble Life talked to Thierry Grange, Dean & Director of Grenoble Ecole de Management, about educational reform, shaping the future of Grenoble, and designing and building motorcycles.

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Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

Trudi Penkler: Active Adaptation Counselling

Trudi Penkler is a psychologist, psychotherapist and ‘Intercultural Consultant’ with her own practice, Active Adaptation Counselling, in Grenoble. In the second of a two-part interview, she talks to Grenoble Life about the experiences families can have adapting to life in France. Continue reading Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

Managing your professional “brand” through social media

Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media

Mickey Farrance, President of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble, announces a seminar on Saturday, March 20 at the Grenoble École de Management called Face-to-face to FaceBook: Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media. Find out more here. Continue reading Managing your professional “brand” through social media

My fruitless efforts to change national education

Classroom. Photo: sfar

Gregg West is an American history and geography teacher at Cité Scolaire Internationale. He also handles the school pantomime, organic gardening club, interpersonal communication classes and music club.  In this explosive article for Grenoble Life, he describes his career-long efforts to change the education system in France. Continue reading My fruitless efforts to change national education

How to get a time management masterclass in Grenoble

Pat Brans

Grenoble-based Pat Brans is founder of the Master the Moment time-management method, giving speeches and training sessions at companies and organisations around the region and beyond. He tells Grenoble Life about his work, his background, and how to get a higher return on your efforts. Continue reading How to get a time management masterclass in Grenoble

Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble – an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho
Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho is an American psychotherapist and art therapist, psychoanalytically trained, with a private practice in Grenoble. She has written on the use of art and creativity as therapy for children and sufferers of medical illness and trauma. Grenoble Life wanted to learn more … Continue reading Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble — an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho