EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Education Nationale

Education Nationale

Geographic Location

Country: France


Sector: Education
85.31 - General secondary education
Group: French State

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-06-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 16000
Planned Job Reductions max: 16000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2010
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2010

Additional Information

The Ministry for National Education and Vocational Training has announced that it is to cut 16,000 jobs among teachers in French secondary schools. The measure will take effect from January 2010 onwards and the cuts will happen across all regions of the country. This decision responds to a reduction in the number of pupils.