1 comment If you're living in France, your child will be entitled to free French education, which has generally been considered of a high standard.
The French education system is split into several stages, and your child's academic level and grades will dictate which specialist streams they can follow in their final years in the French school system.
Panos Panay, corporate vice president for Surface Computing, holds the new Microsoft Surface Studio computer at a live event in the Manhattan borough of New York on Oct. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) The new Windows update underscores this push.
“The Creators Update is borne out of the idea that we want to empower the ability to create in all of us,” said Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for devices and services.
That is the message being delivered right now by the agrichemical industry as it makes a full-fledged assault on the team of international cancer scientists who dared to declare cancerous connections to the widely used herbicide called glyphosate, the chief ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup brand.
Industry swagger is on full display in Washington where Monsanto and its friends at Crop Life America are driving efforts to cut off U. funding for the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) after IARC scientists declared glyphosate a probable human carcinogen in March 2015.
French education standards The French education system long enjoyed a reputation for having one of the best education systems in the world, with a nationally set curriculum, traditional methods of learning, high academic standards and strict discipline.
However, in recent years some bemoan a perceived slip in French education, and according to the latest OECD/PISA world rankings (2012), France dropped three places for educational standards for 15 year olds.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, came in second in the Harvard Business Review’s 2012 world rankings of admired CEOs, and Amazon was third in CNN’s 2012 list of the world’s most admired companies.
Sports and creative activities are encouraged but generally organised by community or private associations, not by the schools.
French schooling is free and mandatory from ages six to 16, although the majority of French children start earlier.
The EPA had planned to hold four days of public meetings - over industry objections- to examine scientific research on glyphosate.
But the industry, which deemed the meetings "unnecessary" and "inappropriate," successfully derailed those Oct. Lamar Smith is taking EPA officials to task for engaging with IARC on glyphosate concerns, demanding that EPA instead rely on the "sound science" that the industry promotes.