The Minister of National Education Gabriel Attal revealed its "clash of knowledge" Tuesday. A series of measures to raise the level of students, particularly in French and mathematics. Here's what you need to remember.
Tuesday, December 5, the Minister of National Education Gabriel Attal presented his new measures to raise the level of French students. but during a press conference from a college in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. Several important measures will come into force from the start of the 2024 school year. Others, such as repeating a year implemented by the teaching staff, will make a comeback. You missed the minister's announcements ? Here are the 5 measures à know.
The return of repeating a grade
It was one of the most anticipated announcements, it wasé confirmed by the Minister of National Education this Tuesday. As soon as the next school year begins, the "last word" will be given &agrav; the teaching team regarding the choice of having a student repeat a year or not. Parents will no longer be the decision-makers. A decree will be published from the first quarter of 2024. Teachers will also be able to advise students on successful internships during the holidays, a condition for avoiding the repetition.
The secondary school certificate required to enter high school
Precisely, a student's transition to high school will be conditional on their progress. &agrav; obtaining the college certificate from the start of the 2025 school year, which is not the case today. A way for Gabriel Attal to restore weight and value to a diploma in decline. Students who do not obtain the certificate will go through a prep school to try to catch up. Also, the weight of the marks for the final patent tests will increase from 50% to 50%. 60%. De facto, continuous assessment will count for 40% based on the actual grades obtained by students throughout the year. Exit the skills validation system.
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Creating level groups
From the start of the 2024 school year, level groups will be created for 6th and 5th grade classes. The 4th and 3rd classes will follow the next school year in 2025. These level groups will only concern French and mathematics courses. Students will be divided into three groups. The first group, composed of of the students most in difficulty; will not be able to include more than 15 students. A schooling A specially designed program could also be set up for middle school students in great difficulty, with additional time slots in French and math. ;eacute;matics.
A new baccalaureate test
From the start of the 2025 school year, a new advance test in mathematics and scientific culture will appear in the baccalaureate program ;at. First year general and technological students will be affected by this new feature. announced by the Minister of National Education Gabriel Attal. This test will be positioned at the end of the year, in the same way as the anticipated French test. ;but that students already know.
Removal of the academic fix allowing grades to be rounded
The academic patch will be removed from the 2024 edition of the college certificate and the baccalaureate. "The teacher's 8/20 quite regularly transforms into 10 or 12/20" declared Gabriel Attal this Tuesday, during his press conference from a college in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. Currently, a jury composed of: of several professors ensures the correction of the copies and can modify certain ones considered too weak. With this reform, only the mark awarded by the proofreader of the copy will count.