Are nature schools in the city possible?

More than 80% of the French population is urban, and with it, the vast majority of schools. How then can most pupils benefit from these increasingly talked-about outdoor classes? Can the school in nature really become the educational revolution of the XXIᵉ century?

2022-04-04T08:24:57+01:004 April 2022|, |

The I-Site label "Montpellier University of Excellence" confirmed by the Prime Minister

It's official! The I-SITE Montpellier University of Excellence is now permanent. This is great news for the University of Montpellier and its 15 partners, confirming the relevance and quality of the work undertaken collectively since 2017. This perpetuation is accompanied by a continuation of the funding that is essential to ensure that the university has an internationally recognised position and to meet the major challenges of tomorrow.

2022-03-14T18:12:09+01:0011 March 2022|, , , |

Muse: "We're going into this evaluation in a calm manner

Five years after its launch, the Muse I-Site is completing its probationary period and is preparing for the final evaluation which will take place from November to January. What is the outcome, in Montpellier, of this future investment aimed at creating world-class universities? François Pierrot, Executive Director of the Muse I-Site and Vice-President in charge of innovation at the UM, provides an update.

2022-05-18T09:00:05+01:004 November 2021|, , |

Africa, one of our priorities

Among the major events of 2021, the hosting of the New Africa-France Summit in Montpellier on 8 October is a unique opportunity for the University of Montpellier and its partners in the I-SITE MUSE (Montpellier University of Excellence) project. It is an opportunity to illustrate why and how the Montpellier ecosystem of higher education, research and innovation is a real portal between the African and European continents.

2021-10-05T07:41:12+01:004 October 2021|, , , , |

"It's for your own good": can a sanction really be altruistic?

"Economics is the science which studies human behaviour as a relationship between scarce ends and means which can be used differently. This is how the English economist Lionel Robbins of the London School of Economics characterised the purpose of economics in a famous text from 1932. Even if certain experiments are relatively old, such as the questioning of risk, so-called "behavioural economics" remains a fairly recent field of study. This may seem

2021-08-30T08:54:58+01:0030 August 2021|, , |

Is popular education still relevant?

What do youth and cultural centres, youth hostels and scouting have in common? Each of these movements or associations is part of what is known as popular education, which aims to improve the functioning of society without the support of traditional institutions.

2021-06-21T09:29:56+01:0021 June 2021|, , |
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