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Is the French school still suitable for today's children?

Audio 48:29



By: Emmanuelle Bastide

1 min

In a changing world, faced with children who have also changed, does the French school still work?


It certainly produces some good students but leaves many others by the wayside.

Their talents such as creativity, curiosity about others and the world and generosity are ignored as if they brought nothing to tomorrow's society.

A huge gap persists between the changes in the world and the immobility of the current functioning of the school.

Do we need a school that prepares children for the world of tomorrow or a school out of time?  



- Patrice Huerre,

psychiatrist, psychotherapist and psychoanalyst author of

How the school moves away from its children - the alert of a child psychiatrist

(Editons Nathan)


A report by

Margot Hemmerich

at the

School of Ecological Transition (Being)

in Haute-Garonne.

This school trains young people who are out of school, unemployed or in retraining for “green” jobs. 

And at the end of the program, 

the chronicle of psychologist Ibrahima Giroux, Parents, children, from here and elsewhere

: Where does violence in the family come from?  

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A weekly meeting to help parents, Ibrahima Giroux is a psychologist in Dakar, Senegal.   

Musical programming:



- Kanis 


- Lass & Falvia Coelho 


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