Education

An American Student in France

Written by on August 11, 2014 in Education
An American Student in France

American student Joel Freeman spent a year in Pau, on the edge of the Pyrénées in Aquitaine on a USAC (University Studies Abroad Consortium) study programme. France is one of the most popular study abroad options and for many students it is a life-changing experience. Going back to the US was tough to start with for Joel […]

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Guide to Higher Education in France

Written by on February 12, 2012 in Education
Guide to Higher Education in France

A guide to higher education in France for those who want to choose France for further studies. Do you want to be a student in France? Every year there are more than a quarter of a million foreign students who choose France as their place of study – the big draws are the competitive tuition […]

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School and Colleges In France

Written by on November 25, 2011 in Education
School and Colleges In France

Different Types of school or college in the French Educational System Ecole Maternelle; kindergarten or pre-school Ecoles Maternelles take pupils from age 2 to age 6 (although in some places children under 3 are not accepted), and prepare them for entry into primary school. French education is taken very seriously and the French école maternelle […]

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French education system and Preparing your Child for the First Day at school

Written by on November 25, 2011 in Education
French education system and Preparing your Child for the First Day at school

When you enrol your children into the French educational system, you will be required to provide various forms of identification and paperwork.  You may well not be used to having to provide this amount of documentation in your own country so to help you here’s our guide to what you need to do to prepare […]

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The French education system

Written by on November 24, 2011 in Education
The French education system

If you have children and are moving to France our guide to the French education system will help you with the choices available to you if you choose not to leave the kids back home to complete their education. Education is compulsory in France from the ages of 6 to 16, but many children start school […]

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