The Secretary of State in charge of priority education Nathalie Elimas opened, Tuesday, October 19, the first seminar of boarding schools of excellence at the Joseph Gallieni high school in Toulouse.
The Joseph Gallieni multi-purpose high school, completely rebuilt after the AZF disaster on September 21, 2001, located route d’Espagne in Toulouse, was, this Tuesday, October 19, the scene of the first national seminar dedicated to “boarding schools of excellence” .
A special inauguration opened by the Secretary of State to the Minister of National Education, Youth and Sports, in charge of priority education Nathalie Elimas.
“This seminar aims to unite the project managers of boarding schools of excellence around the challenges of success that underpin the identity of boarding schools of excellence,” explains the communications department of the Secretary of State. It is also an opportunity to show examples of boarding schools whose educational and pedagogical project, and the influence on the territory are particularly mobilizing and modeling ”.
The largest international in the city
The arrival of Nathalie Elimas is also part of a concern “to discuss the profound changes that the school has experienced since 2018, and on this example of a strong policy of equal opportunities, excellence and of success at the scale of an establishment and its environment ”.
2018? A “complicated” year for the high school, whose entire educational community had brought to light the violence suffered by some students. The Minister of National Education Jean-Michel Blanquer had initiated disciplinary measures, before propelling the establishment “pilot in the experimentation of the return of order in class”.
The Gallieni high school is now the largest boarding school in the metropolis on a plot of nearly 10 ha in the heart of the educational city of Grand Mirail, the largest in France. He is a member of the Trades and Qualifications Campus, “Mobility and Intelligent Transport” Campus of Excellence. In France, for international excellence, 307 establishments were selected, including 95 secondary schools, 60 general and technological high schools and 135 vocational high schools.