Shared Histories - WWI commemorations


The upcoming commemorations for World War One are the occasion for New Zealand students to explore with their French counterparts, the significance and deep repercussions of this major part of their shared history. That is the reason why the Embassy of France in New Zealand and the New Zealand Association of French teachers have initiated an important school exchange programme called “Shared Histories” which will keep building until 2018.

Learn more about this fantastic programme on the Embassy of France in New Zealand's website.

On June 12th, all ten ambassadors will meet in Wellington for a day of preparation before the trip, ending with a reception hosted by the French Ambassador at the residence of France. They will get to meet one another and will work and exchange on the personal inquiry projects they have been creating as part of the programme.

A blog is already being updated regularly by the ambassadors and will be used as a journal throughout the trip, displaying photos, videos and texts. Make sure to check it regularly!