A textbook for primary school pupils has sparked a debate in France about gender in the French language. It uses "inclusive writing": a way of including both masculine and feminine forms of a noun. Those in favour say it encourages ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy crashed out of the presidential election on Sunday, suffering a humiliating defeat in the first round of the rightwing primary.
France's Minister of Education's suggestion to include Arabic among the language choices for French pupils in primary schools has triggered a harsh response from French politicians.
French primary school pupils would benefit from fewer holidays, says the author of an OECD report, but is France ready to chop its sacrosanct summer break?