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Macron announces closure of elite school that hothoused French leaders

The grande école, or ENA, has been the pathway to power for top civil servants and four presidentsEmmanuel Macron has announced the closure of the École Nationale d’Administration, the elite French finishing school for the country’s leaders, where he himself studied.Known as ENA, the grande école has been the hothouse for France’s top civil service and a pathway to power in the public and private sectors. Four French presidents, including Macron, have passed through its doors as have dozens of m...
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Macron to close elite school that hothouses French leaders

Institution has been pathway to power for country’s elite, including four French presidentsEmmanuel Macron is expected to officially announce on Thursday the closure of the École Nationale d’Administration, the elite French finishing school for the country’s leaders where he studied.Known as ENA, the grande école has been the hothouse for France’s top civil service and a pathway to power in the public and private sectors. Four French presidents, including Macron, have passed through its doors as...
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The Guardian view on Samuel Paty: don't let the death cult win | Editorial

President Emmanuel Macron’s plan for education to combat extremism should be strengthened by the horrifying killing of a teacher It is difficult to convey the sheer horror of the decapitation last Friday of a French secondary school teacher, Samuel Paty, in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine near Paris. Such extreme violence is designed to terrorise and traumatise, and it does. Children should not under any circumstances be confronted with this level of brutality, let alone in the course of their educatio...
Tags: Europe, Education, France, Religion, Teaching, Paris, Islam, Schools, Freedom Of Speech, Emmanuel Macron, Conflans Sainte Honorine, Samuel Paty


12 Paris-based VCs look at the state of their city

Four years after the Great Recession, France’s newly elected socialist president François Hollande raised taxes and increased regulations on founder-led startups. The subsequent flight of entrepreneurs to places like London and Silicon Valley portrayed France as a tough place to launch a company. By 2016, France’s national statistics bureau estimated that about three million native-born citizens had moved abroad. Those who remained fought back: The Family was an early accelerator that encouraged...
Tags: Security, Food, Startups, TC, Apps, Europe, London, Enterprise, Education, France, Berlin, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, B2C, Francois Hollande, Paris


Notre Dame Captured in an Early Photograph, 1838

According to Le Monde, the fire that ravaged Notre Dame is now mercifully under control. Two thirds of the roof--and that beautiful spire--have been badly damaged. The same likely goes for some precious stained glass. But the two towers still stand tall. And the structure of the cathedral has been "saved and preserved overall," reports the commander of Paris' firefighting brigade. The photo above, taken by Louis Daguerre in 1838, helps pay visual tribute to Emmanuel Macron's words tonight, “Thi...
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French teachers give top grades in protest at baccalaureate changes

Protesters use tactic to fight Emmanuel Macron’s proposed changes to high school exam Teachers in Paris and western France have begun giving every pupil in their classes top marks in tests and evaluations in protest at changes to France’s baccalaureate exams.The baccalaureate, which pupils take in their last year of high school, is based on a structure created under Napoleon in 1808. A revamp of the education system by the president, Emmanuel Macron, has been presented as key to his pro-business...
Tags: Europe, Education, France, World news, Paris, Napoleon, Emmanuel Macron


Boris Johnson clashes with Emmanuel Macron over Brexit

Foreign secretary hits back at French president’s invitation to Indian students, boasting of numbers coming to UKBoris Johnson has publicly clashed with Emmanuel Macron over Brexit, rebutting the French president’s invitation to Indian students to “gain access to Europe” by boasting of the increase in their numbers arriving in the UK.Macron, who has also made overtures to financial firms seeking a possible exit from London once Britain has left the EU, made his comments during a three-day trip t...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, London, Education, France, India, International Trade, Economics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, South and Central Asia


Is Trump’s make-up rust-belt orange? | Brief letters

Leeds Carnival | Priestley remembered | School uniforms | Men’s make-up | Flapjack expertIt seems Andy Bull (Sport, 20 August) was unaware that Leeds was celebrating the 50th anniversary of its West Indian Carnival on Monday when he wrote “an indolent bank holiday still settled over every corner of the city, except the little patch around the cricket ground”. West Indians (and others) had their loyalties divided between the buzz around Chapeltown and the slightly more sedate atmosphere at Headin...
Tags: London, Education, UK News, Cricket, Schools, West Yorkshire, Donald Trump, Leeds, Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Morley, David Hine, Priestley, Andy Bull Sport, Chapeltown, Headingley Gill



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