The following terms and conditions apply to any Education en France programmes unless otherwise specified.
2 Examination of the registration and acceptance of registration:
The registration request will be examined by Education en France which may request additional information or check the student status and the information received with third parties before processing the inscription to be sure that the potential student is looking for a programme adapted to its needs and possibilities and allow him to fully benefit from its stay. If the inscription is accepted by Education en France after this, it will issue a letter of pre-acceptance.
Registration on one of Education en France programme implies the acceptance of our Term and Conditions of the brochure or website and this whether the registration is made through a partner or directly by the parents. Registration will be accepted as a request to join a programme and become final only when the student and the parent or the responsible parent will have signed and send back the student code of conduct and when the deposit will have been received by Education en France.
The contract will become valid and final only when the school acceptance will have been received, the visa will have been issued if needed, the balance due including the deposit mentioned in point 12 will have been paid and the requested evidence of insurance coverage will have been provided.
3 Scope of the contract
Education en France is neither responsible of the transport of the student between its departure place and its country of origin and the point of arrival in France where he/she will be received by the representative of Education en France nor for the return transportation between any point of the French territory where he/she will leave to return to its home country or to any other place as requested by the parents.
4 Activity & residence changes:
Education en France reserves the right to make activity and residence/ homestay changes at any time in order to improve or preserve the quality of the programme. These changes will be kept to a minimum.
Partners and parents will be notified of any change. In any case, the parents will be provided with a phone number and an address allowing accessing the student and/or the local coordinator responsible of its stay.
- According to the student code of conduct included in registration file, students must respect the decisions made by the supervisors, local coordinator or Education en France staff. Non respect of these decisions may result in dismissal.
- Night curfew regulations must be adhered to for the safety of all students.
According to the student code of conduct, students must attend all classes on their schedule, attendance is recorded at every class and non respect of this rule will result in a report to the partner/parents and may result in dismissal if behaviour does not become appropriate.
Wilful damage to campus property or public places is considered vandalism and is unlawful.
Students who wilfully deface or damage properties not belonging to them will be responsible for the repair or replacement cost. Education en France will not take financial responsibility in such cases.
Dismissal may result from such behaviour.
Students should be covered by liability insurance.
- Education en France reserves the right to dismiss any participant who consistently, through his/her attitude and behaviour, interferes with the welfare of others and the success of the programme.
- In addition, any student who violates the law of the programme’s country may be dismissed immediately.
- Illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages and smoking will not be allowed anywhere on the properties at any time and may result in the student’s dismissal from the programme.
- Non respect of the student code of conduct will lead to written warning given to the student and dismissal at the second misconduct (this is valid for all programmes). In exceptional cases, the return to is country of origin may even be immediate.
- There will be no refund in case of student being sent back for violation of the student code of conduct and extra expenses incurred due to this situation must be assumed by Parents or the representative agent.
9 Loss or theft of personal property:
Education en France accepts no responsibility for any loss or theft of any personal property of any student.
10 Unused services:
Under no circumstances will there be any refunds for late arrivals, early departures, or for failure to participate in the provided programming.
Students who voluntarily take holidays during the Academic Year Programme are not eligible for any refund of any part of the programme (homestay, school, meals, etc...)
11 Additional services:
- Transfers which do not coincide with official arrival or departure dates will result in additional charges. Arrival and departure transfers outside of the set dates and time frame will be charged with a supplement of 70,00 Euros each way.
- Extra days for the summer programmes will be charged according to the price list. Extra days for the Academic Programmes and other programmes will be charged at a rate of 90,00 Euros per day unless otherwise specified.
12 Group leader:
Education en France must be advised at least one month before the arrival of every group leader accompanying students.
For the summer programmes in residence, a 50,00 Euros deposit must be left by the student upon arrival at the residence (cash, traveller’s cheques or credit card). This deposit will be refunded to the student in full on the day of departure, less any breakages, missing items costs of repairs or any extra-cleaning that may be necessary.
For Academic Programme a deposit for unexpected expenses for an amount between 500,00 and 1500,00 Euros will be asked, its exact amount will be mentioned during the registration process and depend upon the type of stay and its duration. This deposit may cover any damage or incidental expense that may occur during the stay of the student as well as return to the home country in case of violation. The total or partial unused amount will be returned to the student’s family in a maximum of 90 days after the end of the stay.
14 Bank holidays:
No tuition on bank holidays, classes missed due to a bank holiday are neither made up for nor reimbursed.
15 Image right
Pictures of the student may have to be taken for school reasons including the access to the lunch area, this being accepted in advance by the parents or by the parent responsible of the student.
In addition the school as well as Education en France may during the course of the programme take picture or filming of the student alone or in group.
It is accepted that this/those picture(s) / image(s) may be used either by the school or by Education en France to be included in school brochure, web sites or programme brochure.
16 Gentleman agreement:
- Partner of Education en France, Parents and Students agree not to contract directly with any School or any Host family during and for the two years following the student’s stay.
- Education en France contracts an agreement with the host families for each student’s stay.
17 Conflict resolution:
Education en France and its partner agree to make all reasonable efforts to resolve amicably any dispute arising from a student complaint or concerning the agreement between Education en France and the agent, before proceeding to more formal means of resolving the problem.
18 Venue and applicable law
For any dispute arising that cannot be solved amicably, the parties expressly agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the “Tribunal de Commerce de Paris”, and the French law.