The visit was arranged after a
request from their teacher in French. French speaking employees
at Alstom held the entire visit in French.
Jean-Louis Lapointe was one of the
persons receiving the pupils.
- Do you know what the electricity
comes from? he asked them, and succeed in getting some
After an explaination how a power
plant workd, the pupils had the opportunity to, in sometimes a
bit shaky French, suggest energy sources, and they were also
given examples of different ways to exploit those sources in
order to generate energy.
The pupils were pleased with their
- Today we miss a good link to the
school, says Jean-Louis. The linkage to both the primary school
and the Swedish ’gymnasium’ is very important. For
us because we need good work resources, and for the pupils to
get an idea of what it means to work, when that becomes a
reality sometimes in the future.