France

Contact Details

Ministry of Education

Ministere de l’Education Nationale
110 rue de Grenelle
75357 Paris Cedex 7
Paris
France
www.education.gouv.fr

About this Organisation:

The French Ministry of Education defines the pedagogical frameworks and teaching programmes and ensures staff recruitment, training and management; it allocates the necessary teacher and administrative personnel posts in public education as well as private education under contract.
In the field of vocational education (secondary level), the ministry is also responsible for national curriculum, examinations and diplomas, recruitment, training, payment and management of teachers, policies affecting secondary vocational schools.
The education system has set up different mechanisms and institutions to ensure quality: High Council for Evaluation, a Department dedicated to evaluation and performance, Inspectorates. They also cover the field of secondary vocational training taken in charge by the ministry.

Representative:

Martine Paty
martine.paty@education.gouv.fr

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