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27 April 2023

Delegation of the French National School of Clerks visits EJTN


On 25 and 26 April, EJTN received a delegation from the French National School of Clerks, led by its Director, Véronique Court. The objective of the meeting was to evaluate the participation of the School in the different activities of the Network and discuss future cooperation actions.

The French National School of Clerks specialises in training court staff in France and participates in all EJTN’s Working and Sub-working groups’ activities whenever they address court staff training.

The School joined EJTN as an Associate Member in 2021, together with three other organisations active in the training of court staff: the Romanian National School of Clerks, the Maltese Court Services Agency, and the Directorate General for the Administration of Justice, one of the services of the Portuguese Ministry of Justice.

In 2022, 352 court staff took part in EJTN’s exchange activities, including general, bilateral regional and trainer exchanges and study visits. In addition, a total of 478 -court staff participated in EJTN law, linguistic and judicial training method seminars and webinars.

About the French National School of Clerks

The National School of Clerks (“École nationale des greffes”) was created in 1974 and is located in Dijon.

Its mission is to provide professional training for all the staff of France’s courts, including directors of registry services, court clerks, secretaries and administrative assistants, representing more than 22,000 agents.

In addition, every year, the School organises two preparatory classes for the competitive examination of clerk and director of the judicial registry services.

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