Newcomers to Paris: Don’t Miss “Bloom Where You’re Planted” and “Paris College Day”
Don't miss Bloom and Paris College Day, two key Paris events for English-speaking newcomers that could help you better navigate your life in France and make the right educational choice for your university-bound kids.
American College Search Tips for Teens in France
Do you have a teenager in France looking to apply to a North American university? Here are some expert college search tips to help you demystify the process.
Have Kids Moving Up to CP in Paris? AAWE Can Help
Within the French education system, the transition from maternelle (pre-school) to primaire (primary school) is an exciting and huge step for children. The Cours Préparatoire (or CP) is the first year of primaire, or primary school. AAWE is holding "Moving Up to CP" at the American Library of Paris to offer parents insights and practical advice to help their children thrive in this next stage of their education.
Man in the Kitchen: Have We Lost Our Way Searching for the Right School?
Has the increasingly stressful process of finding that perfect school for our kids gone a bit over the top? Our Man in the Kitchen has some thoughts and a comforting beefaroni recipe to share...
Career Advice for Teens: Perspectives on “La Situation”
Coach Jane Mobille offers career advice for teens (and their parents) on how to pursue a path that is both financially stable and personally fulfilling.
The Motherhood Diaries: Turning Worry About Education into Productive Thinking
Our Motherhood Diarist explores the way parents can turn worry about education issues into productive thinking for the future.
Expat Parents Open RISE International School of Paris to Rethink Education
RISE International School, a progressive, new international middle school in Mareil-Marly, just west of Paris, aims to inspire confidence, curiosity and adaptability in students.
Which School System for my Bicultural Child?
Feeling lost in an education system that's not your own? Find what works for you and your bicultural child with this helpful advice.
Reality Check: Studying Abroad in a French University
An Irish student shares the highs and lows of her first year studying abroad in a new system, a new subject and a new language at a French university.
Teen Coach: Open Letter to Families in French Schools
Many of us bash the French school system because our teens are subject to rigorous requirements, tough grading, and receive sparse encouragement from their teachers; while “at home” teachers encourage their students and reward them with easy grading.
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