The French graduate education system of the “grandes écoles”: a melting pot or reserved to the elite class? - by Nicole d'Anglejan[Proceedings] by Nicole d'Anglejan


Nicole D'Anglejan fights for equal opportunities and explores different ways to give underprivileged students access to the elitist best French universities.

The « Equal Opportunities » program was developed by Nicole and aims at allowing underprivileged students to come and study at HEC Business School. She discusses her experience and tackles the issue of elitism in the French higher education system and especially the restriction in the access to prestigious universities and schools.

Quote article  Nicole d'Anglejan, « The French graduate education system of the “grandes écoles”: a melting pot or reserved to the elite class? - by Nicole d'Anglejan », 27 june 2008, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Proceedings]

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