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The Académie des sciences is extremely vigilant about to the quality of science education and strongly recommends that the discoveries and developments of modern science become part of the cultural background we need today.
To implement this mission, the Academy has instated: - an Academic Delegation for Teaching and Training; - an Academic Committee for Science Education; - a series of activities aimed to promote scientific investigation in elementary schools (since 1996) known as La main à la pâte.
In addition to these activities, it is noteworthy that many Members have been involved and have participated in actions and events that concern education in general, i.e., drawing on all the scientific domains represented in the Academy.
The Academy, in 2005, set up a special Academic Delegation for Education and Training (DEF) with the remit to represent the Academy in all areas where studies, debate and activities related to assessing quality and the future of science education in France arise. The Member of the French Académie des sciences in charge of the DEF is Christian AMATORE.
Member in charge of the DEF : Christian AMATORE -
- Tel.: (+33) 1 44 41 45 62
Deputy to the Member in charge of the DEF : Béatrice AJCHENBAUM-BOFFETY - - Tel.: (+33) 1 44 41 43 89
La main à la pâte
David JASMIN -
- Tel.: (+33) 1 58 07 65 95
Xavier PERSON - - Tel. : (+33) 1 58 07 65 97
Bruno DEY -
- Tel. : (+33) 1 44 41 45 65
Katia ALLEGRAUD - - Tel. : (+33) 1 44 41 45 65
Béatrice SALVIAT - - Tel. : (+33) 1 44 41 45 66