That is our school system ? The issue is not taboo in this second start of the era Macron. On the contrary : it is a reflection on the evaluation in the broad sense – pupils, teaching practices, institutions – that the minister is Jean-Michel Blanquer intends to open in the coming year. With in-line-of-sight, the creation in the first quarter of 2019, “instance evaluation” included in the programme of the presidential candidate running !.

On the terms and conditions of the “diagnosis” to establish, on the tempo at which schools, colleges, and high schools will need to be switched in this “culture of evaluation” which seems to be more prevalent in Europe, but faces, in France, the tradition of the school, Mr. Blanquer has not revealed details.

justification, though : “This is not very nice for France to have assessments that do not come from the outside “, emphasized the minister of national education, during his press conference of reentry, at the end of August, with reference to international surveys (such as PISA), in which the French school did not illustrate. “Break the thermometer was never lower the temperature,” he writes also in his latest book, together, let’s Build the school of trust (Odile Jacob, 240 pages, 17,90 euros), where he argues in favour of an evaluation ” engine of progress “.

Yes, but how to do it, without put pressure on children, parents and teachers ? Without “competing” institutions or initiate a “turn liberal” already denounced by the trade unions ? A report of the Committee of evaluation and monitoring of public policies (CEC) presented to the national Assembly, Thursday, September 27th, by mps Régis Juanico (Generation.s, Loire) and Marie Tamarelle-Verhaeghe (LRM, Eure), intends to advance the ” tracks transpartisanes “.


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