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
39 Percent of Baccalaureate Students to Retake Exams
Rabat - The Ministry of National Education revealed on Monday that 38.91 percent of students failed the 2017 Baccalaureate exams and will have to retake them.
The ministry added that retakes for the 156,24 students will take place from July 11 until July 13.
During the 2016-2017 school year's national exams, 156,042 students from public and private schools passed their exams in the first sitting, in early June. The exams' results were released on June 19 on the ministry's website.
The same source added that 1,770 fraud cases were recorded, showing a 53 percent decrease in fraud cases from last year, when 3,777 fraud cases were recorded.