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The strong interaction between schools and businesses: a persistent feature of the CCI Paris Ile-de-France schools Marianne Conde-Salazar International Relations Education Division CCI Paris Ile-de-France
CCI Paris Ile-de-France – Key facts The first chamber of commerce and industry in France and in Europe: –98 elected members, 13 members standing at its Executive Board –5 200 collaborators with 4 main missions : 1.Serving and advising businessmen 2.Training and educating future business collaborators and leaders 3.Developing the competitiveness of the Paris region 4.Serving the interests of businesses before the French public authorities A territorial force: – Representing 8 adjoining departements : Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine- Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Val dOise, Yvelines, Essonne, Seine-et-Marne – Making for almost a 1/3 of the French economic activity: 29 % of GDP
CCI Paris Ile-de-France - Education mission students in programmes ranging from vocational degrees to PhD degrees 25 schools in France and 4 in the world. A consistent and diverse ensemble: o 4 management schools, 1 engineering school o 8 marketing, financial, administration and human resources schools o 8 professional schools: gastronomy, perfumery, leather o 4 apprenticeship centers Over adults trained in continuing education
Universities and Grandes Ecoles: a brief chronology 1150: The first university was founded in France. English students who were rejected from this university went on to establish the university of Oxford… 1789: French Revolution, there were 22 universities in France. 1803: Industrial Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte founded the CCIP. 1819: The Ecole supérieure de commerce de Paris, now ESCP Europe, was the first business school established in France. Its founders were all business entrepreneurs such as Auguste Blanqui. 1879: ESCP was acquired by the CCIP. 1881: The CCIP established HEC. 2011: Overall in France: 80 universities and 215 Grandes Ecoles (of which 38 Management schools are members of the Grandes Ecoles Conference).
The interaction between businesses and CCI Paris Ile-de-Frances schools School Governing Body CurriculaStudent Recruitment General EducationContinuing Education Research and Innovation Labour Market Courses Teaching
Interaction: a word now taken up by universities too 2003: The LMD reform act (Bachelor/Master/PhD) was passed. 2007: The French « LRU » Act (Law on the Responsability of Universities) set the objective of attaining full financial autonomy for French universities by : Assises de la Recherche: a public platform on new and future developments in French higher education and research.
PRES Pôles de Recherche et dEnseignement Supérieur (Research and Higher Education Clusters) Common objectives and research axes Common governance: mix of Universities and Grandes Ecoles Grand Emprunt, 35 BN in total, with 22 BN for higher education, training and Research to finance initiatives of excellence (IDEX, 7,7 BN) and laboratories of excellence (LABEX, 1,5 BN) CCI Paris Ile-de-France examples : ESCP Europe & HESAM (Paris Novi Mundi) HEC Paris & Paris Tech ESIEE Paris & Université Paris Est Illustrating interaction: research clusters linked to businesses
125 universities in France One development priority : Students in the labour market, and, the connection between universities and businesses 1.The main steps : An agreement with MEDEF on particular professional fields (banking, steel industry) An agreement currently being in study with the association of French CCI Universities and businesses now attending common conferences: knowing each other better (e.g. MEDEF workshop dedicated to higher education and research) Developing joint programs 2.Programs : businessmen teaching in academia, taking part in jurys, being represented in governing boards 3.Yet: the governing system in French academia is slowly evolving. For example: business representatives do not have a voting right. Conférence des Présidents dUniversités: building a better interaction with businesses
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