25 avril 2018

Striking differences: spotlight on student protests in France

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"Last week I was fortunate to be invited to travel to Paris to speak at a conference hosted by the Institut national d’études demographiques (INED) – the French Institute for Demographic Studies. Most of the conference delegates were French, or at least based in France, so conversations during the coffee breaks served to enlighten me on what is going on in the French higher education sector at the moment. More...

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Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

University Business Magazine logoFrench police removed students from a Paris university building Friday that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses. More...

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22 avril 2018

Macron’s mercenaries: police violence and neoliberal ‘reform’ in France

The ConversationHistorians of the May 1968 protests may have rebuffed Emmanuel Macron’s outlandish proposal for an official state commemoration of the imminent 50th anniversary, but it seems the president is gearing up for his own anti-celebration: total war on France’s social settlement. More...

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21 avril 2018

Men With Bats, Sticks Break Up French Student Protest

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A group of masked men armed with bats and sticks broke up a student protest of French president Emmanuel Macron’s proposed reforms to university entrance procedures on Monday, The Guardian reported. About 50 students were reportedly participating in a sit-in at a lecture hall at Montpellier University when the demonstration was violently disrupted. More...

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20 avril 2018

Shouting Down Talk on Campus Free Speech

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Speaker at CUNY law school interrupted repeatedly by those who said he shouldn't have been permitted there. More...

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17 avril 2018

8 French Startups Revolutionizing Career Counseling

8 French Startups Revolutionizing Career Counseling
Camille Pons, Nina Fink, Actualités EducPros, 2018/04/06
This is a short English version of a slightly longer article in French. What I like is that each of the eight companies takes a different approach to career counseling. Pixis uses a constellation of 731 careers. Impala has an interactive career map that adapts to user responses. Studizz Bot uses high school students’ academic profiles. More...

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15 avril 2018

Quelles perspectives pour la prise en charge de l’autisme en France ?

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceRappelons tout d’abord la réalité complexe que couvre la notion d’autisme. Les troubles du spectre de l’autisme (TSA) sont des pathologies du neuro-développement très hétérogènes, caractérisées par des altérations des interactions sociales et l’apparition de comportements stéréotypés. Ils sont associés de manière différente, selon les cas, à diverses pathologies comme l’épilepsie, les troubles du sommeil, les troubles dépressifs ou anxieux, le retard mental ou encore à des pathologies somatiques comme des troubles gastro-intestinaux, des maladies auto-immunes ou encore des anomalies génétiques. Plus...

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2,6 % de déficit : et après ?

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avance2,6 % : pour la première fois depuis 2007, la France est passée sous la barre des 3 % de déficit. Cette amélioration, annoncée par l’Insee, devrait permettre à la France de sortir de la procédure pour déficit excessif initiée par l’Union européenne. Pour autant, si la croissance et le déficit public sont meilleurs qu’attendus, qu’en conclure de l’état des finances publiques françaises. Plus...

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14 avril 2018

Is a France Where Privilege Trumps Merit Inevitable?

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1How inheritances and gifts are taxed is set to become a major issue for French society in the coming years. Not only is the passing of the populous baby-boom generation going to lead to a considerable spike in inheritances, but over the past twenty years private wealth has increased at a much faster rate than income, with the well-oholding the largest share of the pie. More...

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Flexibility on the Rise Among France’s Self-Employed and Salaried Workers

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1France Stratégie looks at the changing composition of employment statuses over the past three decades and the spread of alternatives to the country’s traditional permanent contract (CDI). More...

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