The 2020 baccalaureate will not be cancelled, but it will be validated by continuous assessment.

The Baccalaureate and the Brevet will be Validated by Continuous Monitoring, announces Jean-Michel Blanquer

The Minister of Education, specified this Friday the modalities of the exams planned in June, namely the baccalaureate, the brevet and the diplomas of the professional tracks. “The bac 2020 will not take place under normal conditions” because of the confinement, had warned Thursday evening, during a special broadcast on TF1 and LCI, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Continuous or partial control, postponement of tests … […]

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"Between 5 and 8% of Students" Cannot Follow Courses Remotely, According to Jean-Michel Blanquer

Coronavirus: “Between 5 and 8% of Students” Cannot Follow Courses Remotely, According to Jean-Michel Blanquer

EDUCATION: Jean-Michel Blanquer also announced the establishment of a free distance learning support system during the Easter holidays Two weeks after closing schools to fight coronavirus, “between 5 and 8% of students” were “lost” by their teachers, who can not reach them to ensure the desired “educational continuity”, estimated Jean- Michel Blanquer, the Minister of National Education, this Tuesday […]

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National Education postpones exams and competitions because of coronavirus

Coronavirus: National Education Postpones Exams and Competitions

This measure concerns both higher education competitions (preparatory post-classes) and national education recruitment competitions. While France has just triggered the epidemic stage 3 of 3, the government announced this Sunday 15th March 2020 a new measure to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In the aftermath of the closure of crèches, schools and universities, it is […]

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18 new deaths, 3,661 contaminations of Coronavirus, update on the situation in France

Coronavirus: 18 New Deaths, 3,661 Contaminations… Update on the Situation in France

Drastic measures are put in place to try to stop the spread of Coronavirus Covid-19, which continues to affect new people every day in France. After the televised speech by Emmanuel Macron Thursday, then that of Edouard Philippe Friday 13th March 2020, the French will have to get used to a new daily. In a final update, the […]

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A new Ducasse cooking school will open in Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine).

Meudon: Three-star Chef, Alain Ducasse will Open a Cooking School

The three-star chef Alain Ducasse will open a new cooking school in Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine), starting in September 2020.  Exit Argenteuil (Val-d’Oise), good morning Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine). 20 years after it’s opening north of Paris, Ecole Ducasse Paris Campus will move to the opposite. Head south of the capital, on the other side of the Seine. The training centre Alain Ducasse will offer a serious facelift. Indeed, it […]

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France adopts compulsory education from 3 years

France Adopts Compulsory Education from 3 Years Old

The Parliament finally adopted Thursday 4th July 2019, a bill that provides for the reduction to three years, from the next school year, the age of compulsory education. The Parliament finally adopted on Thursday 4th July 2019, by a final vote of the Senate by show of hands, the bill “for a school of trust”, which provides for the reduction to […]

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Bac: "all students will have their results Friday," says Jean-Michel Blanquer

Bac: “All Students will have their Results Friday,” says Jean-Michel Blanquer

After having gone on strike for the supervision of the Philo test, professors refuse to seize the notes of the candidates but also, for some, to return the copies. The Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, assured Wednesday that “all” candidates for the baccalaureate would have their results Friday 5th  July 2019, as planned, despite the strike of some of […]

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D-day for the baccalaureate: the menu of the philo or the French

D-day for the Baccalaureate: On the Menu, Philo and French, with Threat of a strike on Surveillance

While some unions threaten not to monitor the tests, 740 000 candidates spend this morning on philosophy or French tests for the Baccalaureate Today, Monday 17th June, some 740 000 candidates will go through the doors of high schools to sit for their first written test of the baccalaureate, which should take place “normally” according to the […]

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Students start receiving offers on Parcousup from May 15th

Parcoursup: The First Results are In, Which is Waiting for Future Students

The end of the school year is becoming clearer as is the future direction of thousands of high school students in France. This May 15th, they will be numerous offers to receive a first answer of Parcoursup. Students preparing to enter higher education will begin to receive answers after their vows have been formulated. Parcousup enters the admission phase on Wednesday […]

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Fifteen sheep have symbolically enrolled at a school in Isère

Fifteen Sheep Enrolled at School to Avoid a Class Closure

In Isère, the municipality of Crêts-en-Belledonne took the initiative to register symbolically fifteen sheep in its primary school to protest against the closure of a class. Play leapfrog in the playground, it is no longer just an image in this small town of Isère ! In Crêts-en-Belledonne , a breeder entered the primary school with about 50 sheep and his dog, […]

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