The new programs of the high school arrive by discussion at the Board of governors of the programs. Captured at the end of the spring, not less than 400 experts have worked all summer. In total, 81 texts covering the teachings of the classes of the first and second pathways in general, and technology must be discussed and voted on by 2 November. The SNES, majority union in the second degree, has already leaked on its website of many projects in the programs, followed by some of the associations disciplinary, indicating that he wanted to ” allow the start of the reflection in the delay constrained imposed by the minister “.

On the program of the history of first and second, the historian Laurence De Cock opened the discussion in the columns of Libération, 11 October. Contacted, she confirms his position and that of the collective of historians Aggiornamento : the history programmes devote a approach “fixiste” of the discipline, without taking account of advances in recent research that devotes more approaches varied, on France’s place in the world or on the people’s history carried out by historians such as Gérard Noiriel. “It is at worst a contempt of the pupils, and at best an indifference to the progress of the research,” she concludes. “Refuse the debate of history is a way of denying the students a training in critical and political in the noblest sense, by training in the humanities and social sciences. “

A quarter of the students will not see the Revolution

Christine Guimonnet, a member of the Association of teachers of history and geography, also regrets the low proportion of “social history” and “history of women” in the projects. Finally, the project now provides for the study of the French Revolution at the beginning of the year first, then that she was previously addressed…


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