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5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

Salle de classe. Photo by letrusko

Just in time for la rentrée, French teacher Marie Verrey shares her top tips for newly arrived expats hoping to integrate their children into the French school system. Continue reading 5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

French education: more IS better … for a while

A filled blackboard. Photo: Rainer Ebert

In response to criticism of the education system on Grenoble Life and from the Anglophone community in France, Iain Smears mounts a passionate defence of French schooling. Continue reading French education: more IS better … for a while

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