Whenever we talk about education, our eyes are in Germany, with an impressive 7% youth unemployment rate. The later comes from a strong and structured approach to education. Whether you have to take your kids to college or even high school, anyone’s first choice would be Germany. The main reason is that state schools are outstanding.
Emmanuel Macron, the French president is currently focused on promoting the Germanic style apprenticeships. Notably, this is not one of those big political stunt types of reforms like the challenging French radical unions or even shaking the hand of Donald Trump but it is something that will impact the 25% youth unemployment rate of France’s.
President Macron has presented it’s intervention plan lately focusing on reforming the country’s current approach in the secondary schools to achieve the boost of France’s Digital Economy (one of his platforms cornerstones)
Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron (C) speaks with a student using a driving simulator for civil engineering machines, during a visit to The School of Application to the Trades of Public Works (EATP), which is devoted to apprenticeship and vocational training in Egletons on October 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL AND AFP PHOTO / Ludovic MARIN