Baccalaureate - As students sit their first baccalaureate exams today ahead of six weeks of exams from today until February 14th teaching unions across France have called for a boycott. The new bac the E3C has been strongly criticized with some saying it has been “badly implemented leaving teachers and students unprepared and a general disorganization”. Those participating in the boycott are planning to refuse correct the exam papers.
Students can register on Parcoursup from Wednesday – Meanwhile high school students in France who wish to go onto higher education will be able to register their “wishes” on Parcoursup from this Wednesday, 22nd January. This post-baccalaureate admission platform was inaugurated two years ago and allows students to register from January 22nd until March 12th.