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
50 Percent of 2016-2017 Baccalaureate-Takers Pass Exams
Rabat - Out of approximately 325,000 Moroccan students who sat Baccalaureate exams for the 2016-2017 academic year, 50.28 percent have passed, the Ministry of Education announced Tuesday.
156,042 students from both public and private schools have passed Baccalaureate exams in the main sitting of the 2016-2017 school year. This represents a 1 percent increase from last academic year's exams, when only 49 percent of students passed.
On Sunday, the ministry decided to officially bring forward the release date of the examination results to June 20 instead of June 22, but the results were already available on the ministry's website on June 19.
This year's national exams took place on June 6,7 and 8, with retakes scheduled for July 11, 12 and 13.