The Apprenti’Bus program of Sport dans la ville fights against school dropout with PSA Foundation.

  • Since 2012, the « Apprenti’Bus program has been supporting more than 180 children from priority education districts throughout the school year.
  • Two buses, financed by the PSA Foundation, and equipped with a multimédia, room criss-cross Lyon’s districts. A third bus will be used to deploy the program in Grenoble and Chambery in 2020.

Press Release November 7, 2019. Fight against school drop-out


Philippe Oddou, General Director of Sport dans la Ville and Karine Hillaireau, General Delegate of Fondation PSA
Philippe Oddou, General Director of Sport dans la Ville and Karine Hillaireau, General Delegate of Fondation PSA


APPRENTI’BUS: learning through play

Founded in 1998, "Sport dans la Ville" has designed a path of support for young people in priority neighbourhoods of city politics, based on the values communicated through sport.

All the programs set up by "Sport dans la Ville" promote the social and professional integration of young people aged between 6 and 25 years old.

Since 2012, Fondation PSA has chosen to support the "Apprenti'Bus" program of "Sport dans la ville". Located in the immediate vicinity of sports fields, these buses, equipped with a training room, offer young people aged 9 to 11 the opportunity to improve their learning of fundamental concepts such as their mastery of reading, writing and writing. oral expression before entering 6th grade.
And during the school holidays, young people between the ages of 14 and 20 enrolled in the "Job dans la Ville" program use these buses to take part in workshops on CV writing, simulating interviews, taking language courses .
In 2017, this program won the "Mobility & Education-Culture" call for Projects of the PSA Foundation: this support made it possible to finance a new "Apprenti'Bus" which was inaugurated on March 10, 2018 in Lyon.
Sport dans la ville full Program
Sport dans la ville full Program

At the end of 2018, 289 young people were enrolled in the Apprenticeship program, 30% of them girls.

"Sport dans la Ville wishes to expand the" Apprenti'Bus "program in new territories and offer sessions to more and more children.The support of the PSA Foundation in 2019 and 2020 will allow the acquisition of two new buses, one for the Grenoble region and one for the Paris region.