Education Nationale

After the storm : student teaching, school placements, and more post-concours logistics

Up until now, it may seem like studying and passing the concours is the hardest part of joining the Education Nationale as a fully certified teacher. Although the concours is strenuous, and the pass rate seems nerve-wrackingly low (somewhere around 20-30% for the CAFEP), I’m sorry to tell you that it’s only after passing … More After the storm : student teaching, school placements, and more post-concours logistics

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the CAPES/CAFEP concours

If you are interested in becoming a fully certified teacher in France, you will inevitably come across mentions of THE CONCOURS. The CAPES. The CAFEP. The Capes-cafep… Whatever it’s called, passing it is the key to a coveted permanent teaching job within the Education Nationale. While I have touched on my own experience taking … More Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the CAPES/CAFEP concours

Master MEEF Anglais : FAQ

A little while ago I posted about how I became a teacher via the CAPES / CAFEP concours, and mentioned that part of my preparation included a Master program called the MEEF Anglais (Métiers de l’enseignement, de l’éducation, et de la formation). My goal in this post is to give prospective students an honest … More Master MEEF Anglais : FAQ