In full reform of college and facing the mobilization of opposition against it, the Minister of Education spoke this morning in Reims at the opening of the 69 th National Congress of the CIPF.
- By Eleanor Autissier
- Published 05/23/2015 | 3:19 p.m., updated 05.24.2015 | 10:34
© Philippe Mercier / France 3 Champagne-Ardenne The Minister spoke in the tense context of the reform of college.
The reform college responds to the request of families wishing to “a school system where children are distinguished only according to merit” , said Saturday in Reims Minister of Education Najat Vallaud -Belkacem. “The 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 in function merit and that is the sense of the reform of college “, has she said during a press briefing.
In the ground gained
The CIPF had from April supported the reform of the colleges supported by the minister. Comparing school of the Republic to a large family, the minister said that parents do not “desire not to devote to those who naturally do best always giving them 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 of go further, this is what we ask the school “, she continued.
Meetings scheduled with unions
She said meetings with unions should be organized as early as next week to discuss the implementation of the reform modalities that come into effect in September. Trying to reassure teachers who denounced during the demonstrations on 19 May the power of principals under the increased autonomy granted to schools, the Minister said that autonomy does “is not a form exclusive authority of the headteacher, “but” a range of teaching teams. ”
see in the 19/20 of Saturday, May 23, 2015 the full report of our teams
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem to Congress FCPE Reims