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SCHOOLS in EUROPE

 

(Updated on 13/06/2016)




 

 

  • IN FRANCE:

    • France bans smartphones in schools (August 04, 2018) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
      "France has voted to ban smartphones and personal tablets from schools."

      Try the same news story at these easier levels: Smartphone Ban - Level 4  or  Smartphone Ban - Level 5
      Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
      (breakingnewsenglish.com)


    • Politics on the school dinner menu in France - 21 October 2015
      "France is going through one of its periodic bouts of "secularitis" - that disease of the national soul whose symptom is loud and prolonged agonising over the encroachments of religion.
      This time the issue is school meals - and specifically the question of whether town authorities should be obliged to offer Muslim children
      an alternative to pork, whenever pork appears on the menu."

      (BBC)


    • French School Lunch Menus
      "In a ‘Tour de France’ of food, I post the school lunch menus from a different village or town in France every week."

      (karenlebillon.com)



    • Truancy in schools in England reaches record high - 25 March 2010 (BBC)


      Truants

    • Schools must embrace mobile technology - 14 January 2010
      "The need for schools to prepare for 21st century learning was top of the agenda at this year's BETT conference.
      They must embrace mobile technologies, games, podcasts and social networking, according to leading educationalist Professor Stephen Heppell.
      Schools should also break away from traditional classroom and curriculum models, he argued."
      An article + A video
      (BBC)

     

     

 

 

 

 

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