Education System in France
World Conference on Startup in India and Education with Placement in Abroad, by Abasaheb Parwekar College, Yavatmal, Conference Proceeding Vol. I, ISSN 2278-7984, 29 April, 2022, pp. 12-15
5 Pages Posted: 23 May 2022
Date Written: April 29, 2022
Education is free and compulsory for all children from 3 years to 16 years of age in France. The national curriculum is set by the Ministry of Education and is compulsory for all schools. Teachers are recruited by the government after qualifying required examination. Training to instructors is also given by the government. Medium of instruction is French and its script is Roman. The teacher-student ratio is about 1:30. There are four Parts of school education. Students having difficulties in their studies are given additional supervision and remedial classes. Continuous assessment and graded system for evaluation is one of the best practices of French education system. For poor and needy students, financial assistance is given by government. Computer literacy, sex education are the part of syllabus. Measures are taken to ensure inclusive education to physically challenged students. Those students, who are not interested or not so good in academics, can get technical training courses. Due to these steps, the quality of education is maintained. Indian policymakers have to study French education system and the initiatives are to be taken to improve the standard of education in India.
Keywords: Education system in France, teacher-student ratio, recruitment of teachers, continuous assessment, graded system for evaluation, remedial classes, French curriculum, quality education
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