Nearly 94% of the 732,800 candidates for the 2021 baccalaureate were accepted at the end of the first remedial session. Results slightly down compared to 2020 which had been a record year, announced Saturday, July 10 the Ministry of National Education.
The June session allows 687,200 candidates to graduate, the ministry said in a statement. “The overall success rate for this session is down compared to 2020 (-1.9 point), or 26,700 baccalaureate holders less than last year”, he specifies.
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The continuous assessment represents at least 82% of the final grade in the general and technological baccalaureate during this session because table tests have been canceled. This first edition of the “bac Blanquer”, resulting from the 2018 reform, has been turned upside down. Only two tests were maintained: the written philosophy and the grand oral.
A generation with 83.1% of high school graduates
The high school students have also benefited from arrangements to take into account the disruptions in teaching this year. In philosophy, in particular, the best mark was retained, between that obtained in the test and that of the continuous assessment.
The success rate in the general route is 97.6%. In detail, it stands at 94% in the technological series and 86.7% for the vocational baccalaureate. The percentage of baccalauréat holders in a generation amounts to 83.1% this year.
In 2020, 95.7% of candidates had obtained the baccalaureate at the end of the catch-up, an absolute record. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the final exams had been canceled and only the marks of the first and second trimesters had been counted for the issuance of the exam.