The Ministère de l'Éducation nationale is France's Ministry of National Education. It is also known as the Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, or the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, and Research. Their website is available in French and provides general information about the educational system, various statistics, and several assessments of the educational system.
Éduscol is another website maintained by the Ministry of National Education. This page provides an overview of the French educational system in English. Information about the organization of the school system is also available in English.
Information about school emergency drills such as fire drills or drills for other natural disasters may not be available online. However, another way to be prepared is to be aware of some of the common natural disasters that occur in France:
To find more information about the educational system of France, try these tips for searching the library catalog to find books, magazines or journals, DVDs, and many other resources:
Here are some keywords that may be useful in your search:
For a brief overview of France's educational system and related topics, try these articles available through the library's collections. The first article is available in print in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library's reference collection, and the second is available online.
Publications from UNESCO, Eurydice, and the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs may also be helpful in your research:
The following books from the library's collection may provide further useful information:
For information about cultural norms in France, try these resources:
To find more resources in the library catalog, try searching using the following keywords:
These French-language education periodicals are available online and can be searched for relevant articles: