As Raoul Precht had pointed out to me, the document from the Working Group (WG) on the organisation of studies in the European Schools' secondary cycle had been put on the agenda mainly for information. Some interesting ideas, such as abolishing ICT as a separate subject and instead introduce requirements to mainstream it into the teaching of all other subjects, were briefly discussed in the meeting.
For me, the most worrying thing in the document is the recommendation to "reexamine" the definition of "language sections" (recommendation 4 in the report), which Kivinen also repeated in the meeting. This represents a potential challenge to one the founding principles of the European Schools.
The rate of registration of new children to European school Lux II is so low that the school now wants to radically change the rules of registration, ‘forcing parents with kids in the DE, FR and EN sections to send their kids to Lux II, except in certain circumstances.’
As predicted, the European School Complaints Board has delivered a cowardly and intellectually dishonest decision in our discrimination case. It claims that it is not less favourable to have one’s children registered at Lux II rather than Lux I....
A new joint enrolment policy adopted yesterday we are forcing parents with kids in the DE, FR and EN sections to send their kids to Lux II.
An increase of fees of 20% for the new category 3 pupils is coming in September.
Vos clients sont des parents d'élèves d'enfants inscrits à l'Ecole européenne de Luxembourg Il qui les accueillera dans ses nouveaux locaux à Marner à partir de la rentrée de septembre 2012. Ils ont introduit par votre intermédiaire un...
With many problems facing the European school system and with their humongous and inefficient bureaucracy that forgets that the main goal is to provide quality education for the children, the big question is, is there a future for European schools?
The European Schools system promises...
Reply from worried parent to deputy director Leene Soekov
Dear Ms Soekov,
Your answer is not only very worrying but it also shows the lack of awareness about SWALS in general. Their history, language competences, many injustices they go trough in European School in particularly in...
It is unbelievable how new Mamer school management doesn't have a clue about situation of minorities in the school.
New secondary Deputy Director Mrs Leene Soekov was asked to clarify why SWALS students are not allowed to take ICILS 2018 tests.
Answer from Leene Soekov:
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