By Chaimaa Zahaar Rabat - Starting from the next academic year, French will be taught in first year of primary education, announced education minister Mohamed Hassad on Tuesday during the oral questions session in the House of Representatives. The Ministry of National Education announced earlier that the academic year will start on Thursday, September 7...0
Baccalaureate Exam Results to Be Released June 20, Two Days Early
Rabat - The release date for the 2017 Baccalaureate examination results will be moved forward two days due to technologically-aided grading, the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education, and Scientific Research revealed on Sunday.
The original date for the release of 2017 baccalaureate examination results was June 22. However, the ministry has decided to bring forward the date to June 20.
The ministry added that, through the usage of a computerized system for the management and the entry of exam grades, teachers in charge of grading the papers have been able to finish the process of grading before the deadline.
Earlier this month, the Ministry of Education revealed that 325,191 took the exam this year, while 40,000 teachers have been in charge of correcting approximately 3.6 million exam papers.
This year’s national exams took place on June 6, 7 and 8, with retakes taking place on July 11, 12 and 13.