Introduction to the French Education and Training System and Job Shadowing in Adult Education

INSUP FORMATION has been a KA1 mobility projects operator since 1995, promoting outgoing mobility for its learners and staff and hosting European counterparts for courses on the French education and vocational training system.


Address of the Job Shadowing Venue


Content Areas


Education, France, French Education System, Vocational Training

Potential Participants

Trainer , Educator , Staff/Professional , Youth Learner , Disadvantaged Learner

Duration of the Job Shadowing (in days)


Next Available Job Shadowing
From 01. Mar 2023
To 31. Jul 2024

Organised by


Venue address



English , French


Through its 16 branches in western France, INSUP offers different types of courses all focusing on the integration and vocational training into employment of adults. The courses provided include training in basic education and skills, guidance, training for qualification in home care, sales, security, office skills. All the courses run aim at supporting learners into employment and include guidance and skills assessment with different sets of tools and validation systems. This foreign colleagues hosted on job shadowing visits enjoy discovering the specificities of the French vocational education system, its funding and the broad scope of subjects that can be covered during the study visit. The content is always negotiated to suit the needs of the incoming colleagues.

Expected Outcome

- Tools and methods for teaching French as a second language and basic skills

- Integration courses for migrants and disadvantaged groups (jobseekers, Neets, low-qualification learners)

- Guidance and support into employment and integration

- Skills assessment and validation.

About Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a city in the Gironde department of France. It is on the Garonne River near the Atlantic Ocean. About 1,150,000 people live in the area around the city. Bordeaux has a temperate oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification). It is famous for wines made in the region near the city. Bordeaux is also famous for its art. Source:  Wikipedia

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Venue address

37 rue Labottière
33000 Bordeaux

How to Apply

Contact person: Mr Johan PRIE, Director of INSUP FORMATION

March to July, except during school holidays.

Exact dates will be negotiated with potential participant.

Participation Fee

€ 300

Additional costs

According to time devoted to preparing a specific visit and the support involved during the present, the cost is € 300 per person and per week.

Job_shadowing Website



37 rue Labottière 33000 Bordeaux France

Website URL

Contact persons

Gisèle Massol