Bac specialty tests: supervisors' strike, delays, what to do?

The specialty tests which begin this Monday, March 20 are threatened by a strike by supervisors, mobilized against the pension reform. Transport could also be disrupted. To allow the smooth running of the tests, Pap Ndiaye announced the establishment of a specific device.

  Bac specialty tests: supervisors' strike, delays, what to do?

In a press release dated March 17, the Ministry of National Education announced a specific mechanism in the event of a strike during specialty events which take place from March 20 to 22, 2023. While the teachers' unions have called for a strike by supervisors, and for a mobilization during the baccalaureate exams, In a press release on March 17, Pap Ndiaye announced that additional supervisors will be mobilized and that the high school students who arrive late because of transport could be accepted in the examination room, thanks to test time arrangements . How will the first baccalaureate specialty exams go this year? Update on the device put in place.

Strike during specialty events: what mobilization?

Several teachers' unions have called on staff to continue the mobilization during the baccalaureate exams. Some teacher unions, opposed to pension reform, are preparing for actions from this Monday, March 20 , date of the beginning of the specialty tests. The SNES-FSU union was one of the first to announce, in a communicated of March 13, that strike notices will be filed during the period of reviews and corrections . 'The SNES-FSU supports all mobilizations, including the strike, during the written specialty tests, the oral, practical and experimental skills tests' , he said.

What device for students during specialty tests?

More invigilators during specialty events. In the event of a strike during the specialty tests, the Ministry of National Education has made arrangements, including more staff to monitor the exams. I he director general of school education (Dgesco) Édouard Geffray, who works with the ministry, confided on BFM TV :' We have organized ourselves in all the examination centers so that there are, for example, supervisors who are called 'supernumerary', that is to say that we have more supervisors than necessary , as we have more correctors than necessary.'

What to do in case of delay during the specialty tests?

'In case of delay of candidates due to transport strikes, test time arrangements will be made so that they can benefit from the full duration of the tests,' said the Ministry of National Education. the delays of baccalaureate candidates will be tolerated if they do not exceed one hour . No proof will be requested from the student. Due to the delay, the end of the test will be postponed, so as not to prejudice the candidates , underlined the Dgesco.

Furthermore, in the event of difficulties, the necessary arrangements will be made, in conjunction with the departmental prefectures, to allow candidates access to examination centres, adds the Ministry of Education.

What are the dates and times of the 2023 baccalaureate specialty exams?

The exams for the baccalaureate specialty lessons take place from Monday March 20 to Wednesday March 22, 2023, whether for the general or technological sector. Here are the dates and times of the specialty tests for the 2023 session of the baccalaureate .

Monday March 20

14h - 18h

- History-geography, geopolitics and political science
- Humanities, literature and philosophy
- Math
- Economic and social sciences
- Engineering Sciences

14h - 17h30

- Chemical Physics
- Numerical and computer sciences
- Sciences of Life and Earth
- Physical education, sports practices and culture
- Arts

Tuesday, March 21

14h - 18h

- History-geography, geopolitics and political science
- Humanities, literature and philosophy
- Math
- Economic and social sciences
- Engineering Sciences

14h - 17h30

- Chemical Physics
- Numerical and computer sciences
- Sciences of Life and Earth
- Physical education, sports practices and culture
- Foreign and regional languages, literatures and cultures

Wednesday March 22

14h - 18h

- Literature and languages ​​and cultures of Antiquity

14h - 17h30

- Biology-ecology

How are the specialty exams done?

Each candidate has chosen two specialty courses which are the subject of one test per day. The high school student is therefore summoned over two days (one day per test) to work on a written subject. 'The subjects conform to the limiting program of each discipline and to the expectations of the final year class “explains the ministry.

What is the coefficient for specialty tests?

The two baccalaureate specialty exams each have a coefficient of 16 . 'So this represents 32% of the final grade', specify the government website .

How are specialty papers marked?

For all the proofs, the correction of the copies is dematerialized. Before correcting the specialty exams, all the correctors meet to discuss the correction recommendations specific to each discipline. During the corrections of the copies, the latter are accompanied in the event of questioning or difficulties by the inspection bodies. 'A final harmonization phase allows fair treatment of all candidates, by bringing together correctors who can thus correct any differences in rating “says the Ministry of Education.

Specialty lessons and results on Parcoursup

For the first time since the high school reform, the specialty tests take place in March. This organization makes it possible in particular to take into account the grades obtained by the candidates in the procedure for access to higher education training via the platform. Parcoursup . As a reminder, these specialty tests represent 32% of the final baccalaureate mark (hors options). 

What are the 12 specialties of the general baccalaureate?

  • Arts : Circus Arts, Visual Arts, Cinema-Audiovisual, Dance, Art History, Music, Theater
  • History-geography, geopolitics, political science: in the first year, students study democracy, the international power of States, political borders, information issues and religious facts in their relationship with power.
  • Humanity, Literature, Philosophy: Literature and Languages ​​and Cultures of Antiquity, Foreign and Regional Languages, Literatures and Cultures. High school students study: The powers of speech' from Antiquity to the Classical Age, 'The representations of the world' to the Renaissance, the Classical Age and the Enlightenment period.
  • Languages, Literatures and Foreign Cultures: high school students, in case of first can follow a specialty education 'Languages ​​Literature and foreign and regional cultures (LLCER)' in English, English contemporary world, German, Spanish, Italian and in Basque regional language, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Occitan - langue d'oc, tahitian or creole.
  • Literature, Languages ​​and Cultures of Antiquity : this specialty teaching is common to the Latin and Greek programs, with a strong literary character.
  • Math : Algebra and Geometry, Analysis, Probability, Algorithms and Programming. This program makes it possible to deepen the concepts approached in 2nd, introduces new concepts and develops the taste of mathematics.
  • Numerical and computer science : this specialized teaching allows students to acquire the concepts and methods that are the basis of computer science, in its scientific and technical dimensions.
  • Life and Earth Sciences: students study scientific culture from the fundamental concepts of biology and geology. The program addresses three main themes: the Earth, life and the evolution of living things; contemporary issues of the planet, in particular those of the environment, sustainable development, management of resources and risks; the human body and health.
  • Engineering Sciences : high school students focus on the study of artificial objects and systems in order to acquire the skills necessary to innovate and materialize solutions to certain types of problems.
  • Economics and social sciences: this teaching is the continuity of the second program. Students therefore continue to learn about the economic, social and political issues of contemporary societies.
  • Chemical Physics : 4 themes are covered, including 'Constitution and transformations of matter', 'Movement and interactions', 'Energy: conversions and transfers', 'Waves and signals'.
  • Physical Education, Sports Practices and Culture: The students do not only do sports since other disciplinary fields are integrated (sciences, humanities, etc.) with in particular a theoretical aspect allowing them to also learn about health and well-being professions.
  • In agricultural high schools only, teaching 'biology ecology' is also offered.

What are the specialties for the technological baccalaureate?

ST2S

  • Human Chemistry, Biology and Pathophysiology
  • Health and social science and technology

STL

  • Physics-chemistry and mathematics
  • Biochemistry-biology- biotechnology
  • Physical and chemical sciences in the laboratory

STD2A

  • Analysis and methods in design
  • Conception and creation in design and crafts

STI2D

  • Engineering, innovation and sustainable development (2I2D)
  • Physics-chemistry and mathematics

STMG

  • Management, management sciences and digital
  • law and economics

STHR

  • Culinary Science and Technology (STC) and Services (STS)
  • Scientific education in food and environment (ESAE)
  • Economy – hotel management

S2TMD

  • Culture et sciences
  • Convenient
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