Bac 2023: dates, strikes, what adjustments?

Faced with the strikes announced on the occasion of the bac specialty exams which begin this Monday, March 20, Pap Ndiaye announced a system for candidates in the event of delays linked to disruptions. How will these first exams go? Details and calendar of the 2023 baccalaureate exams.

  Bac 2023: dates, strikes, what adjustments?

While the baccalaureate specialty exams begin this Monday, March 20, unions call for a movement of strike during these early reviews, to pressure the government against the pension reform. The 536,081 candidates who pass this first bac test therefore risk being affected by delays, particularly in transport. Teacher unions have also announced a strike by supervisors during these specialty events . Faced with this mobilization, the Minister of Education Pap Ndiaye has planned a device to allow the good performance of these tests, the results of which will be taken into account in the examination of the files. Parcoursup . What arrangements are in place for high school students? We take stock of the latest announcements as well as all the dates of the 2023 baccalaureate.

Faced with the strike, what arrangements for the specialty tests, from March 20 to 22?

The Ministry of National Education has announced a system for students taking the specialty tests, from March 20 to 22, 2023:

  • additional supervisors will be mobilized during the tests,
  • In case of delay of candidates due to transport strikes , adjustments to the time of the test will be organized so that they can benefit from the entire scheduled duration of the tests;
  • In the event of difficulties, the necessary arrangements will be made to allow candidates access to examination centers in connection with the departmental prefectures

What are the dates for the general and technological baccalaureate?

here are the dates of the 2023 general and technological baccalaureate exams:

  • Specialty written tests: on Monday 20, Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 March 2023.
  • Advance French written tests (for Première students): Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Philosophy exams : Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in the morning.
  • Grand oral : from Monday June 19 to Friday June 30, 2023.

What are the baccalaureate dates for free candidates?

Independent baccalaureate candidates have the same dates and the same tests as the other exam candidates.

  • For the general and technological sector , free candidates will have their specialty tests from March 20 to 22, 2023, then the philosophy test on June 14, 2023, the Grand oral from June 19 to June 30, 2023.
  • For the vocational baccalaureate , the tests for independent candidates take place from June 13 to June 23, 2023, depending on the subject.
  • The free candidates in Première, general route , will pass their anticipated French bac exams on June 15, 2023.

What are the dates of the vocational baccalaureate?

Candidates for the professional baccalaureate will take the written tests on tuesday 13 , Wednesday 14, Thursday June 15, Friday June 16, and Monday June 19 to Friday June 23 2023.

Date of the vocational baccalaureate exams Materials
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 French / history-geography / moral and civic education
Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Prevention, health and environment / Economy-law and economy-management

Thursday, June 15, 2023 applied arts and artistic cultures
Thursday, June 22, 2023 modern language tests A
Friday, June 23, 2023 modern language tests B

What is the date of the 2023 baccalaureate results?

This year, the baccalaureate results general, technological and professional will be published from the Tuesday, July 4, 2023 . The second group, therefore catch-up, events will take place until Friday July 7, 2023 inclusive.

What are the dates for the baccalaureate retakes?

Following the results of the baccalaureate, candidates with an average between 8 and 10 can take the catch-up between July 5 and July 7, 2023.

What averages to obtain to have a mention?

The usual mentions are maintained this year. But from what grade do we get a mention in the baccalaureate ?

  • Mention Fairly well for an average between 12 and 14;
  • Mention Bien : between 14 and 16 on average;
  • Honors : between 16 and 18 on average;
  • Mention Very good with the congratulations of the jury for an average greater than 18.

What are the dates of the replacement tests?

For students who have not been able to take the terminale examinations and those of première, there is a replacement session t to be able to take the exams.

► For the general and technological baccalaureate , the replacement written tests take place on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 September, as well as from Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 September 2023. 'The anticipated written tests, whether taken for the 2023 session or in advance for the 2024 session, are scheduled for Friday, September 8, 2023' says the Ministry of National Education.

► For the vocational baccalaureate, the replacement session takes place from September 5 to 15, 2023.

What are the coefficients for the 2023 baccalaureate?

Advance and final tests

For the 2023-2024 session, the subject coefficients have changed. The final exams represent 60% of the final baccalaureate mark. Of the 100 coefficients, 60 would be obtained in the context of anticipated tests or final tests:

  • Advance examinations for the French baccalaureate at the end of first year: written, coefficient 5; oral, coefficient 5.
  • The two tests for specialty lessons followed in terminale: coefficient 16 for each of them.
  • The philosophy : coefficient 8 in general track, 4 in technological track.
  • The Grand oral baccalaureate (coefficient 10 in general track, 14 in technological track.

Continuous control coefficients

40 of these coefficients would be obtained with continuous monitoring calculated according to the student's general average, which takes into account the averages for the year of the final cycle school report cards.

  • All the disciplines of the common core which are not the subject of final tests (modern languages ​​A and B, history-geography, physical education and sports, scientific education for the general route, mathematics for the technological route) would have a coefficient of 6 (3 in 1ère, 3 in terminal);
  • Specialty education (abandoned at the end of first year) would have a coefficient of 8 (i.e. half of the specialty education retained by the candidate in the final year);
  • Moral and civic education will have a coefficient of 2 (1 in première, 1 in terminale). It contributes to the acquisition of the values ​​of the Republic and secularism, and will thus be distinguished in the evaluation.