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School: 65% of French for the Return of the Uniform

How do the French do they relate to school? Three in four French people believe that the quality of teaching in schools has decreased according to a BVA poll. Other education, 65% support the return of the uniform to school.

Two-thirds of French (65%) are in favor of restoring the uniform to school, a score up to five years (50% in 2011). This is one of the teachings of a survey conducted by BVA.

65% of French say they are favorable to the return of the uniform, 23% “strongly favorable”. “A score increase since our last measurement in 2011 (50%),” notes the Institute. The political proximity reveals major disparities: supporters of the left are hostile majority on his return (54%), when supporters of right to it show very favorable (79% favorable). Regionally, the Midi-Pyrenees LanguedocRoussillon is the most favorable to the uniform region (77%) with Normandy (71%), while the Ile de France (59%) is a little skeptical that the average.

Private or public?

The French remain divided about dueling public school / private school: 54% would choose the public, 45% private. Regarding the choice between public school or private school for the education of their (s) child (ren), the French are very divided: unecourte majority preferring public schools (54%). The younger (65%) and AB + (61%) are more likely to favor this option. But on this issue, the most important cleavage is to be sought in the policy area: if 83% of left supporters would choose public school, it is the case that 36% of supporters of right, although more likely on private schools.

Three-quarters of French (75%) perceive a decline in the quality of education in schools, but the majority of them (61%) have a favorable opinion of teachers. And more than 8 out of 10 French (84%) rather good memories of their school years. The school seems to have been particularly pleasant to over 50 years (88%) but also to the people of Normandy (93%), Alsace-Lorraine-Champagne-Ardenne, the Pays de la Loire and MidiPyrénées- Languedoc-Roussillon (91% in each region). For 15% of French, this time of life seems to have been a worse experience, and reminds them of bad memories. This feeling is more significant in the inhabitants of Ile de France (24%) and RhôneAlpes-Auvergne region (23%).

The reform of the college is cool reception: the majority of French are opposed (56%). High school (40%) and elementary school (37%) are most preferred in college (22%) The history and geography. Favorite subject at school for 46% of French before the French (38% ) and mathematics (31%).

What the French think of the education in FranceLuc Ferry (45%) and Jack Lang (44%) are considered the top two Ministers of Education of the last 30 years.

Survey of 1,099 people on 22 and 23 August 2016.

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