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…

Research Communication Event Review

On Monday 14th January, the Franco-British Connections had the pleasure of hosting their first event of 2013, in the beautiful great hall of Goodenough College. The event, entitled ‘The Communication of Social and Scientific Research in France and the UK’, aimed to give an insight on how research is transmitted from an academic setting to…

Dr. Karine Chevalier

Film director and lecturer at the University of Roehampton Can you tell us about your education and how you arrived in Britain? I obtained my French Baccalaureate, and went onto university, where I soon realised that there was not much I could do with a degree in modern literature. I then did a multidisciplinary DEA…

Professor John Rogister

How did your life acquire a Franco-British dimension? My parents arranged a holiday around historical sites, so I visited Versailles, the châteaux of the Loire, and Paris obviously. That was in 1954-55 and that holiday had a determining influence on me. From then on I was sure I wanted to become a historian of France.…