Digital Education – Higher Education: France, the United Kingdom and Overseas #DigitalEducationUKFR

  The use of digital technologies is nothing new in the world of Higher Education. From the university application procedure to the online Cambridge English exams and the Open University model, digital tools are transforming the education landscape. Today, the use of MOOCs is increasing, and this raises various questions: How are new digital education tools reforming…

Cordial Debate 2014-15

The Cordial Debate Prize pays homage to the Entente Cordiale which symbolises the close relationship between France and Great Britain. This year, the prize will reward the best essay on the following subject: This house believes that Europe benefits from Britain and France having different legal systems The Cordial Debate Prize was created by the…

“Is the French educational system better at promoting upward social mobility than the British one?”

Comme chaque année, le Franco British Comparative Project a organisé le concours d’essays en ligne du Cordial Debate, évènement invitant tout étudiant à développer une vision compréhensive des politiques françaises et britanniques. Cette année, le thème portait sur la propension de chaque système éducatif à promouvoir la mobilité sociale, sujet d’actualité en une période de…

Cordial Debate on Education

After the successful defence of « L’Innovation à la Française » by Simon Garcia (ENA/Sciences Po alumnus), the Franco-British Comparative Project launches the second edition of the Cordial Debate on Education. This year the Cordial Debate will focus on the French and British education system and social mobility. Students are challenged to submit their opinionated…

Mr. Benedict Brogan

On a sunny morning at Buckingham Palace Road’s Telegraph offices; Mr. Brogan received two Franco-British students in the heart of the journalistic hub. After taking time to walk us around the redesigned former stock exchange open space; he kindly answers our questions… Can you say a few words about your education and your career? Most…

AGM 21 January in Lille

We held a student/alumni meeting on Saturday the 21st of January in Lille. We mixed an afternoon of hard work with social activities so that the various generations in the FB-Connections could get to know each other. The format was as follows: 12.00 – 14.00 : Lunch in a restaurant 15.00 – 18.00 : Work…

Square Debate au Collège Franco-Britannique

Dans le cadre du Collège Franco Britannique de la Cité Universitaire de Paris, 12 étudiants et jeunes professionnels, répartis en équipes de 3, étaient réunis, le 30 avril dernier, devant un publique d’une cinquantaine de personnes, pour débattre sur la motion « This House believes that European nations should merge their armed forces so as…

Cordial Debate 2010-2011

The prize aims to foster mutual understanding between France and Great Britain by competing short essays taking a view “for or against” an annually given statement . This award recognizes outstanding arguments – presented individually or as a Team. The assessment criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the arguments. After submission…