The Minister of Education was in Reims on Saturday at the congress of the organization of parents. She wanted reassuring and defended again his college reform after Tuesday’s day of action.
Operation ovation after a week crucial. The Minister of Education Najat Vallaud-Belkacem went to Reims on Saturday at the Congress of the Federation of Parents’ Councils (CIPF) where she was hailed by activists. “Families ask us a school that is both able to develop a taste for excellence and at the same time to catch those who are in trouble, a school system where children are distinguished only on merit and it is the sense of the reform of college, “she has said at a press briefing. The CIPF first federation of parents had in the month of April supported the reform of the colleges supported by the minister. “The reform maintains the ambition of a single college to acquire any one age group demanding a common background, but out of consistency because all children are not the same,” insisted Vallaud-Belkacem.
Comparing the school of the Republic to a large family, the minister said that the parents did not “want to do is spend that those naturally do best by giving them more and more time and effort. ” “When you are the parent of such a sibling, you are attached to each of your children and you spread your efforts to allow those who are struggling the most to rise and those who are ahead to go further, this is what we ask the school, “she said.
She said meetings with unions should be held next week to discuss the modalities implementation of the reform will come into effect in September. Trying to reassure teachers who denounced during the demonstrations of 19 May the power of principals under the increased autonomy granted to schools, the Minister said that autonomy “is not a form of exclusive authority the head teacher “but” autonomy of teaching teams. “