Out of school, excluded from a human right

In Article 26.1, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that “everyone has the right to education, education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. (…)”. (United Nations, 1948). It has been stated that it should not only be a right but also, to a certain … Continue reading Out of school, excluded from a human right

Interview with Julien Grenet from PSE

Julien Grenet is a researcher at the CNRS, an Associate Professor at Paris School of Economics, and one of the founders of the Institut des Politiques Publiques. He is specialised in education economics, public economics and market design. He is known by the general public for his participation in the public debate and the vulgarisation … Continue reading Interview with Julien Grenet from PSE

Subsidies to foreign students and French tuition fees

Higher education is more globalised than ever nowadays. Excellent universities emerge in developing countries and institutions thus face an increasing level of competition to attract the best students from all over the world. At TSE, about half of the students are foreigners. One of the obvious reasons why so many international students seek admission in … Continue reading Subsidies to foreign students and French tuition fees

Why slides are not a good way to teach

Have you ever fallen asleep during a course in which the teacher only uses slides as material? Do not worry, you are not alone. The majority of students cannot fully pay attention if the professor is just pointing at bullet points with a laser pen. This article will discuss why this system is so common … Continue reading Why slides are not a good way to teach