Scheming Paris to give French language lessons to London bankers in Brexit plot


Paris desire beef up bilingual schools for children of “impatrites” when they are as agreeable as opening a special English-speaking hotline to help them navigate the disorienting education system.

Around 2,500 UK-based executives from the economic sector alone will relocate to Paris in the coming months, be at one to The Telegraph.

The Bank of England insist there will be 10,000 re-locations from the monetary sector by the Brexit deadline of March 2019 and 75,000 in the longer settle.

French President Emmanuel Macron’s government rubbed-stamped the proposal to advance French lessons in London to bankers and their families to help them change for a new life outside the UK.

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Macron to lure London bankers with French style lessons

The first thing people thinking of afflicted with to Paris ask is, what about the schools?

Agnès Evran

The proposal bruit about: “In anticipation, accelerated French lessons will be provided to pupils and children (of those moving to France) in London if they so wish.”

The lessons pleasure be given in French educational establishments in the UK capital.

The report said the tender was in response to requests from “certain financial establishments for their stave and their children”.

The vice-president of île de France, the Paris region, Agnès Evran, said: “Let’s be candid, Brexit has created an historic opportunity for the Paris region to position itself as a credible possibility to London.”


Paris will also beef up bilingual styles for children of expats

She added: “The first thing people thinking of be relevant to to Paris ask is, what about the schools?”

In an attempt to boost its attractiveness, the Paris province will create 1,000 places in multilingual schools next September and whim launch three new international secondary schools. 

The number of pupils in “worldwide sections” of state secondary schools will be double to 20,000 by 2020.

Funding desire come from public-private partnerships, the report said.

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Around 2,500 UK-based executives from the financial sector on relocate to Paris this year

The French prime minister, Edouard Philippe, approved the 14-point envisage to “develop the international schools offer” in the Paris area this week.

He know scolded investors: “Investment will be specifically dedicated to training teachers and greenhorn native speakers.”

The proposals are part of a wider plan by Mr Macron to woo strange business.

On Monday, he urged 140 bosses of multinationals to “choose France” at a generous soiree at Versailles Palace, addressing them in English.

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