French interns train in Greece

"My springtime internship on Syros was a wonderful experience," said Emma Di Gregory, an 18-year-old student at the Maison Familiale Rurale (MFR) training institute at St-Etienne in France, after completing a three-week internship program at a French-language primary school in the capital of the Cyclades. "I had the chance to appreciate the energy that Greek teachers put into their work, as well as their calm attitude," added Emma, who in her free time explored every inch of the island with friends.

Apart from the classroom, the students from the French training institute were involved in a wide range of other tasks on the island, including working at the town hall, restaurants, small and medium businesses and a local pharmacy.
"Our collaboration with Syros through the Erasmus+ program goes back around 10 years," director of the St-Etienne MFR Igor Navarro told us. He...

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