French minister works out with pupils

This French minister worked out with students

Location: Paris, France

Date: February 2, 2021

Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer stretched his neck

bended his knees and did jumping jacks

alongside primary school pupils

The campaign is part of an effort to promote physical activity among students

(SOUNDBITE) (French) FRENCH EDUCATION MINISTER, JEAN-MICHEL BLANQUER, SAYING:"We have to have a health-based approach, on physical health because for example, we have to fight obesity, but also on mental health, because it is such a good thing for children to move and have fun in a physical way, so we know that this has a significant psychological impact, and in this period, it's even more applicable."