The women who have helped me grow

Last November, we hosted an AEFE (Agency for French Schools Abroad) seminar for 33 heads, deputy heads and coordinators of French schools in the Asia-Pacific region. They came to discuss the organisation of the French Baccalauréat 2018 and to discover the latest school to be presenting candidates for the Bac exams: our TES French Section, Read more about The women who have helped me grow[…]

Insight on evaluations

A few weeks ago I talked to you about the national evaluations planned by the French Ministry of Education. The evaluations were scheduled to take place in 6ème and CP. I choose my words carefully – “were scheduled” because our 6èmes didn’t do the evaluations. For logistical and technical reasons, it was decided that the Read more about Insight on evaluations[…]

Baccalauréat meeting at LFTaipei

This week, the French Section welcomed the heads from all of the French schools in the Asia-Pacific region, in order to prepare the French baccalauréat exams for 2018. We are honoured to have been chosen as the host school for this meeting, which we held in the ESC Club house (the very place where the Read more about Baccalauréat meeting at LFTaipei[…]

CSI Taipei (Classroom Special Intelligence)

I’m not going to hide the fact from you, that last year, when we recruited Carine Capel, I had the secret hope that, after 4 years, I was finally going to be in a position to manage my time and that of the school better. Wishful thinking if ever there was any; the energy and Read more about CSI Taipei (Classroom Special Intelligence)[…]

The 10 commandments for heads of school

I think I can safely say that, in the years since taking on the role of head of school, I have made every mistake known to man. I can’t honestly say I am done with making mistakes either; there are probably plenty more waiting in the wings. At the same time, and maybe as a Read more about The 10 commandments for heads of school[…]